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It’s Your Scarf Featurette: The Defenders!

Marvel’s The Defenders – (L-R) Luke Cage (Mike Colter), Stick (Scott Glenn), Danny Rand (Finn Jones), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) and Matt Murdoch (Charlie Cox) – Photo by Sarah Shatz/Courtesy of Netflix.

With less than a week until the premiere of Marvel’s The Defenders, Netflix has released this behind-the-scenes featurette looking at the impending war for New York city.

Marvel’s The Defenders debuts on Friday, august 18th.

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Netflix Announces Defenders Premiere Date!

Okay, it’s really subtle, but if you watch the upper right-hand corner of Netflix’s sixteen-second first look video for the Defenders, you can suss out the premiere date for the streaming service’s next Marvel series!

More surprisingly, it’s my birthday! (Thanks, guys! I didn’t know you cared!)

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Luke Cage Is Cool!

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There’s a swagger and a musicality to Netflix’s Luke Cage that isn’t present in the streamer’s other Marvel series – hip hop is not just used to good effect, it is integral to the show’s rhythms and even figures in the episode titles.

It uses tropes from both superhero comics and films and what has been labeled Blaxploitation – sometimes counterintuitively. And it’s the most entertaining of Netflix’s Marvel shows – even as Says Stuff.

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Authenticity At Street Level Featurette: Luke Cage!

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Luke Cage lives in Harlem so his series has got to be authentic.In one sequence he’s dressed by Dapper Dan; stars like Faith Evans and Rafael Siddiq play in Cottonmouth’s club, Harmlem’s Paradise.

Netflix has released a featurette entitled Street Level Hero that focuses on the character’s (and the show’s) authenticity. Check it out after the jump.

Luke Cage premieres on Netflix on September 30th.

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Luke Cage: Street Level Hero Music!

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Today Netflix released the first part of the Marvel’s Luke Cage Street Level Hero social video series. These digital videos look to blend fiction with history by taking audiences behind the curtain on the themes that give the show it’s street-level authenticity and cultural relevance.

Follow the jump to check out the first video in this series that looks at the impact of Luke Cage – and the impact of the music that helps give the show its unique tone.

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Bulletproof Trailer: Marvel’s Luke Cage!

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After a sabotaged prison experiment gives Luke Cage super strength and bulletproof skin, his first reaction is to stay below the radar.

But when acquaintances suggests that would be a waste, he begins to take action – only to discover you can’t please everyone. Like the woman who chides him with, ‘You may be bulletproof but Harlem ain’t.’ So, what’s potential superhero supposed to do?

Follow the jump for the first trailer for Netflix’s third Marvel series, Luke Cage. Luke Cage premieres on September 30th.

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