Sigourney Weaver wants Defenders fans to know Alexandra isn’t a villain —  or at least, in the traditional sense. Details about her character, the upcoming Marvel series’ antagonist, have been kept tightly under wraps. All that’s known is that she’s the head of an ancient organization — potentially as The Hand’s leader — and that she’s a a very powerful force in New York City” who is “sophisticated, intellectual, [and] dangerous.”

Whatever the specifics, she’s certainly The Defenders‘ big bad  — a sinister foe dangerous enough to force DaredevilLuke CageIron Fist, and Jessica Jones together. But Weaver has been vocal that the role is far more complex than a plot point driving the streetwise anti-heroes together, and the same ...

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