Elektra, Wing Return For “Defenders”

Further casting confirmations keep coming in for Marvel’s “The Defenders” event series with two more characters from earlier Netflix shows joining the ensemble series.

Joining the fray are Elodie Yung who will return as Elektra for the series following her premiere in the second season of “Daredevil”. Also onboard is Jessica Henwick who will reprise the role of Colleen Wing which she plays in the upcoming first season of “Iron Fist”.

The duo join a cast that includes Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, and Finn Jones as Danny Rand along with Sigourney Weaver as the villain. Also onboard are Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson, Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page, Eka Darville as Malcolm, Carrie-Anne Moss as Jeri Hogarth, Simone Missick as Misty Knight, Rachael Taylor as Trish Walker, Scott Glenn as Stick and Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple.

Marco Ramirez and Doug Petrie serve as showrunners and executive producers along with Drew Goddard, Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory. S.J. Clarkson will direct the first two episodes of the eight-episode run which will premiere late in 2017.