Sigourney Weaver's Villainous Role In Marvel And Netflix's THE DEFENDERS May Have Been Confirmed

Sigourney Weaver's Villainous Role In Marvel And Netflix's THE DEFENDERS May Have Been Confirmed

A Marvel/Netflix costume designer have have inadvertently told us a bit more about Alexandra's (Sigourney Weaver) role in The Defenders than she intended to. See what you make of her comments...

We knew that Sigourney Weaver's mysterious Alexandra will be the primary antagonist in Marvel and Netflix's The Defenders, but we weren't sure excatly what role she'd play in prompting the four heroes to team-up to put a stop to her machinations. The prevailing theory has always been that she's somehow connected to The Hand (perhaps even the human vessel of The Beast?), and it sounds like that will indeed be the case.

During an interview with International Business Times, costume designer Stephanie Maslansky seemingly confirmed that Alexandra commands The Hand:


“I think that she’s clearly a baddie, and she’s the head of an ancient organization which is grounded in the comics. I hope that her wardrobe reflects that kind of ancientness. I hope I haven’t said too much. I hope Marvel doesn’t come after me.”

Though Maslansky doesn't mention this ancient organization by name, it's pretty obvious who she's talking about. Not a huge surprise by any means, and we clearly still have a lot to learn about this character, but there you go.

What do you guys think? The Defenders is set to premiere on Netflix this August.
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