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[11/07/13 - 06:27 AM]
Disney's Marvel and Netflix Join Forces to Develop Historic Four Series Epic plus a Miniseries Event Based on Renowned Marvel Characters
Led by a series focused on "Daredevil," followed by "Jessica Jones," "Iron Fist" and "Luke Cage," the epic will unfold over multiple years of original programming.







LUKE CAGE (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/7/13
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, November 2013) The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today announced an unprecedented deal for Marvel TV to bring multiple original series of live-action adventures of four of Marvel's most popular characters exclusively to the world's leading Internet TV Network beginning in 2015. This pioneering agreement calls for Marvel to develop four serialized programs leading to a miniseries programming event. Led by a series focused on "Daredevil," followed by "Jessica Jones," "Iron Fist" and "Luke Cage," the epic will unfold over multiple years of original programming, taking Netflix members deep into the gritty world of heroes and villains of Hell's Kitchen, New York. Netflix has committed to a minimum of four, thirteen episodes series and a culminating Marvel's "The Defenders" mini-series event that reimagines a dream team of self-sacrificing, heroic characters. Produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Television Studios, this groundbreaking deal is Marvel's most ambitious foray yet into live-action TV storytelling.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alan Fine as EP
· Jeph Loeb as EP
· Joe Quesada as EP
· Stan Lee as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Marvel Television