These pictures below are courtesy of AgentM’s seeekrits
Marvel’s Defenders show to film in NYC for the Netflix series. I knew these were the “#seeekrits” Agent M was going to tweet about lol. Anywho Agent M shared these pics along with some commentary.
Governor Cuomo states that this Marvel project will bring $200 million over three years, 400 full-time jobs to NYC and “that this NetFlix series to film in New York- biggest production commitment in NY State history.”
Governor Cuomo, The Walt Disney Company, Marvel and Netflix Announce Landmark Live-Action Tv Series Based On Marvel Characters to Film in New York
NYC To Serve As Principal Filming Location For Four Series Epic and One Mini-Series, Representing The Biggest Production Commitment in NYS History
Productions Will Result in Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Investments and Lead to Creation of At Least 3,000 Industry Jobs
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, The Walt Disney Company, Marvel and Netflix Inc. today announced that Marvel’s landmark live-action television series, which will bring Marvel’s ‘flawed heroes of Hell’s Kitchen’ characters to Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, will principally film in New York State. Produced by Marvel Television, in association with ABC Television Studios, this groundbreaking series is Marvel’s most ambitious foray yet into live-action television storytelling and represents the largest film or television production project commitment in New York State history.
Filming is set to begin in the Summer 2014 and will create at least three thousand jobs in New York State including up to 400 full time jobs. The project will include nearly 60 one-hour episodes focused on the 4 Defenders characters: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist.
You can read more about what Cuomo has to say here.
There is already an OFFICIAL DareDevil twitter account and there will be more accounts released at some point today for the rest of the Defenders. Here is TheDefenders twitter account. Daredevil will be the first Marvel/Netflix series.
Check back to this post for updated twitter accounts along with any videos and pictures that I find.