We’re a long way from getting our eyes on the ‘Defenders‘, with production set to begin later this year, but there’s been plenty of buzz about the series going around, both because of the teaser trailer and the new trailer for Luke Cage.
Of course, there hasn’t been much news beyond the central quartet being cast and involved, but the bits we’ve been getting have certainly caught our attention. It was announced recently that Eka Darville‘s Malcolm, the heroin-addict neighbor and increasingly reliable colleague to Krysten Ritter‘s titular heroine in Jessica Jones, will be included in The Defenders, and today brings news of another sidekick entering the Defenders fray. According to MCU Exchange, Elden Henson confirmed at a recent convention stop that he will be involved with The Defenders and that he will play a sizable role in the story arc, not just a fly-by-night cameo to connect the series to Daredevil.
There’s nothing to suggest what Foggy could be doing outside of being involved with Matt Murdoch (Charlie Cox) and Carrie-Ann Moss‘s Jeri Hogarth, who offers him a job toward the end of Daredevil Season 2 but plays a much bigger role in Jessica Jones. Regardless, as I happen to be a fan of Henson’s performance in Daredevil, this is good news and suggests that The Defenders will be more than just an action-packed blowout, though I would be equally interested in that.
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