It’s Official: Four New Marvel Superhero Shows Are Heading to Netflix

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bill-swift - November 8, 2013

Remember when we told you about the rumors that Marvel was close inking a four-show, 60-episode package deal with either Netflix or Amazon?

Well, they just made it official today, and it's Netflix. We don't know who will star, direct, or produce anything at this point. All we know is that lesser-known heroes Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and Jessica Jones will each get their own 13-episode live-action series, and that the first (or all) of them will debut some time next year. Then, after that, they'll all team up in a Netflix miniseries called The Crappy Avengers.

No, just kidding. They will be teaming up for a miniseries, but it'll be called The Defenders, not The Crappy Avengers.

In any case, if you're keeping track at home, that brings the total number of Marvel projects currently in the works to...let's see here...ah yes, 150. Or at least, it seems like 150. There's The Amazing Spiderman 2, The Wolverine 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor 2, Captain America 2, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. After that, there are the rumors that there's an Agent Carter TV show coming soon, plus a couple more films Marvel has in the works but hasn't officially announced yet. Oh, and I'm sure they'll make a Ghostrider 3 at some point, because Nicolas Cage will do anything for a paycheck.

That's a lot of Marvel. And now there's going to be four more superhero series.

So here's the million dollar question: how much Marvel is too much Marvel?


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