The Honcho Round-up #43: Marvel’s The Defenders – What the critics think

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! In just a little under a month’s time, Netflix will unleash the most anticipated Marvel series to date – The Defenders. The show – which launches worldwide on 18th August – sees Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces for an eight-episode adventure. So far, four episodes of The Defenders have been … Continue reading

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SDCC: Stan Lee the focus of Marvel Netflix trailer

By Alex Wiggan A new Marvel/Netflix trailer has been released featuring comic book icon, Stan Lee. The trailer features clips taken from forthcoming superhero team-up show, The Defenders, with Stan Lee providing a voice over throughout. The one-minute clip – titled Stan Lee: The Man, the myth, the Marvel Hero – has Lee referring to the Marvel characters as the … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-Up #23: Marvel TV shows – Keeping track

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Over the past few weeks you may have noticed an increase in news stories about forthcoming comic book-based TV shows, in particular those from Marvel. In fact, so many Marvel shows are now on the air/in the pipeline that it can be quite difficult to keep track of them all. So, today we thought we’d … Continue reading

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Watch: The Defenders trailer

By Alex Wiggan Well, we didn’t expect this one to land today – but we’re glad it’s here anyway. Ladies and gents, the official trailer for the new Marvel/Netflix show, The Defenders has arrived. The show will see four Marvel heroes – Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist – team up for a 13-part series. The show – … Continue reading

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Sigourney Weaver drops intriguing hint about Marvel’s Defenders

By Alex Wiggan We’ve known for a while now that Netflix is working on a new Marvel team-up show, called The Defenders. We know that The Defenders will feature characters from four Netflix shows: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. We even know that The Defenders is being filmed in New York and that Sigourney Weaver is set … Continue reading

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Sigourney Weaver cast as Marvel’s Defenders villain

By Alex Wiggan Award-winning actress Sigourney Weaver has been cast in Marvel/Netflix show, The Defenders. The Alien actress will take on the role of the series’ chief villain in the super hero team-up show. Weaver’s casting was announced at the New York Comic Con, which took place this weekend. The announcement came during The Defenders panel, which featured all four … Continue reading

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How good is Luke Cage?

By Alex Wiggan This weekend has seen the release of Marvel’s latest TV series, Luke Cage. All 13 episodes have dropped on streaming service, Netflix, so as big fans of Marvel/Netflix shows Daredevil and Jessica Jones, we just had to work our way through season one. We can now confirm two things. One: We’ve seen all 13 episodes of Luke … Continue reading

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Watch: Marvel’s Luke Cage, Iron Fist & Defenders trailers

By Alex Wiggan If you’re a fan of Netflix’s Marvel TV shows (Daredevil, Jessica Jones) then we have great news for you this morning – teaser trailers for three new shows have gone online. The first teaser is for Luke Cage – the next show scheduled for broadcast via the streaming service. Luke Cage stars Mike Colter in the title … Continue reading

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Marvel’s Punisher gets his own Netflix series

By Alex Wiggan Following his impressive turn in Daredevil season two, it has been confirmed that actor Jon Bernthal will reprise the role of Frank Castle/The Punisher for his own TV series. Marvel’s The Punisher will see Marvel continue its successful working relationship with streaming service, Netflix, while Hannibal’s Steve Lightfoot will be on board as writer, executive producer and … Continue reading

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Daredevil season two reviewed

By Alex Wiggan When season one of Daredevil hit Netflix back in 2015 it was somewhat of a revelation; not only was it a damn fine show, with great action scenes and strong characters, but it proved there was plenty of life left in a character previously fumbled by Hollywood. Across thirteen episodes, audiences were treated to a gritty reworking … Continue reading

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