Comic book giants Marvel have been doing an incredible job at bringing their characters to life, not only on the big screen but also on the small screen, thanks to their collaboration with Netflix, who have given us such characters as Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist. Meanwhile, we are just a few days away from seeing these characters come together in the upcoming new series The Defenders.
As expected, there have been plenty of new characters being added to The Defenders, with Sigourney Weaver taking on the role of the villain of the series Alexandra. While it is already known that Alexandra is the big bad of the series, Sigourney says that she sees her character as actually being more of a heroine.
Weaver is quoted by Cinema Blend as saying, "I was doing an interview earlier and I kept referring to her as a heroine, which to me is like another word for woman character. I said I think she does feel it in her story like she’s a heroine, because she doesn’t see things as black and white. She sees all the different colours and possibilities because she’s in business."
She then went on to add, "And I don’t think businesspeople, especially on her scale, care about these niceties of things. If it’s a fossil fuel company, they want to just keep going, regardless of all these people whimpering about the earth. So I based her on real people I know who think like that."
The Defenders will be available to watch on Netflix from August 18, and we cannot wait to see it.