The Defenders has just had another major addition to the cast. Straight from Marvel Studios, the official Twitter account for the upcoming Marvel Netflix series has revealed that Jessica Henwick will be back as Colleen Wing for the show. Henwick is set to appear as Wing in the upcoming Iron Fist series as well.
The Defenders cast is growing nicely. Marvel Studios has confirmed a lot of returning characters from the other Netflix shows. The series will star Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock aka Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter as Luke Cage and Finn Jones as Danny Rand aka Iron Fist. Besides that, Elden Henson will be back as Foggy Nelson, Carrie-Anne Moss returns as Jeryn Hogarth, Eka Darville will be back as Malcom, Simone Missick returns as Misty Knight, Rosario Dawson is back as Claire Temple, Rachael Taylor is back as Trish Walker, and Scott Glenn will be back as Stick. On top of that, Sigourney Weaver will be the show’s big bad.
The Defenders is slated for a 2017 launch on Netflix. The show will be an eight-part series, and all the episodes will be available to stream at launch. You can check out the announcement tweet of Henwick’s return, along with a short little clip, showing her in Wing’s trademark white outfit, below.
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