Article information gathered by: Jay Christoph
Via Newsarama, the news was given that Alien actress Sigourney Weaver will be playing the as-of-yet unnamed villain in Marvel Studios’ upcoming Defenders series, which will air on Netflix. News broke of Weaver’s casting during the Iron Fist panel; Saturday evening at the New York Comic Con. Marvel Television head Jeph Loeb was the one to release the information to the crowd at the panel.
The eight-episode Defenders series is scheduled to premiere on Netflix sometime in the fall of 2017, with showrunners Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez being in charge of the team-up series.
Loeb remained tight-lipped about Weaver’s character, thus far.