Superheroes are dominating both the film and television industries. With hit series like "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." "Supergirl," "Arrow," and "The Flash," capturing the small screens, more and more superheroes are getting their own television shows.

'The Defenders'

The highly anticipated Netflix original series will bring together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist to go against the Hand in New York City. "The Defender’s" first season is composed of 8 episodes, the show will be available on Netflix on August 18.

The series stars Charlie Cox (Matthew Murdock/Daredevil), Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones), Mike Colter (Luke Cage) and Finn Jones (Danny Rand/Iron Fist).

The show will also feature Elodie Young (Elektra) and introduce Sigourney Weaver as the mysterious Alexandra. Fans of the street heroes are excited to see amazing fight scenes and how the heroes will interact with one another, especially with Jessica Jones’s attitude.


Originally set to be released as a film, “Inhumans” is set to premiere its first 2 episodes in IMAX on September 1. “Inhumans” is composed of 8 episodes and will be broadcast on September 29 on ABC. According to the show’s official synopsis, the story will be about the Atillan Royal Family, who escapes to Hawaii after a military coup, where they must save themselves and the world.

The series will star Anson Mount (Black Bolt), Iwan Rheon (as Black Bolt’s brother, Maximus the Mad), Serinda Swan (as Medusa), Eme Ikwuakor (as Gorgon), Isabelle Cornish (as Crystal), Ken Leung (as Karnak), Sonya Balmores (as Auran), Mike Moh (as Triton) and Ellen Woglom (as the human Louise).

The show will be featuring Crystal’s 2000 pound teleporting canine companion Lockjaw.

'The Gifted'

From the "X-Men" Universe comes the new series, “The Gifted.” The show is about the Strucker family who is running away from the hostile government, after discovering that their children are mutants. They join an underground network of mutants to survive.

The series will premiere on October 2 on FOX and will be running for 10 episodes.

The family in the series will be played by Stephen Moyer (Reed Strucker), Amy Acker (Caitlin Strucker), Natalie Alyn Lind (Lauren) and Percy Hynes (Andy). The underground mutants will be played by Sean Teale (Eclipse), Jamie Chung (Blink), Emma Dumont (Polaris), and Blair Redford (Thunderbird).

The cast will be joined by Coby Bell (Jace Turner) and Stan Lee will make a cameo appearance in the pilot episode.

'The Punisher'

After the appearance of Frank Castle, or the Punisher, in the second season of Daredevil, fans wanted more of the character. Netflix will be releasing a series about “the Punisher” this year, but no official exact date has been announced yet. In Joe Bernthal’s interview with Awards Daily, he hinted that the series will be more of an origin story than a continuation of his role in Daredevil.

Bernthal and Deborah Ann Woll will reprise their roles as the Punisher and Karen Page. Joining them are Ben Barnes as Billy Russo, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Micro, Daniel Webber as Lewis Walcott, Jason Moore as Curtis Hoyle, Paul Schulze as Rawlins, Jaime Ray Newman as Sarah Lieberman and Michael Nathanson as Sam Stein.


Coming this November 21 is Hulu’s new series, “Runaways.” The show will revolve around six teenagers, from different backgrounds, who join forces to fight their criminal parents - collectively known as the Pride. Rhenzy Feliz, Lyica Okano, Virginia Gardner, Ariela Barer, Gregg Sulkin and Allegra Acosta will be playing the six Runaway teenagers.