Netflix announced at New York Comic-Con that Sigourney Weaver will play a significant role in The Defenders.
Jeph Loeb, Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television, stated:
“Marvel is honored to have an actress of her caliber and status join what is already our biggest show ever! She is by definition a class act.”
Cindy Holland,Vice President of original content at Netflix:
“Sigourney Weaver, what more is there to say. She’s a formidable actress and we are thrilled to have her join our remarkable cast alongside Charlie, Krysten, Mike and Finn.”