Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones All Getting Their Own Netflix Series

As Disney continues its new mission to invade every nook and cranny of your life, they’ve turned their attention to one area that has seemed, until recently, a little beneath them: Netflix. But as Netflix has proved itself to be utterly capable in the original programming game, Disney is ready to give them a shot, and they’ve got the way to do it: Marvel’s vast catalog of bankable superheroes. Come 2015, look for four—count ’em, four—brand new, live-action shows featuring four of Marvel’s grittier heroes: Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones.

Daredevil we all know—he infamously forced Ben Affleck to give his career a hard reset. However, he’s long been one of Marvel’s more complicated, interesting heroes, and a television show could serve him well. Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones are all b-listers, but each brings a strong fan base and, notably, give Marvel something it’s long needed: diversity. Each series will operate in the same “universe” and will build to a single mini-series: The Defenders. Your move, DC …

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