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A Queen Rises In Harlem Trailer: Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 2!

Marvel’s Luke Cage – Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard), Bushmaster (Mustafa Shakir) – Photo by David Lee/Courtesy of Netflix.

As Bushmaster sets out to destroy Mariah Dillard, Luke Cage finds himself between a rock and a hard place as he tries to decide whether he should ally himself with her.

The final trailer for season two of Marvel’s Luke Cage sets the stage for this conflict in a whole different light.

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 2 premieres on Netflix on Friday, June 22nd.

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Sometimes Brutality Gets $#!+ Done Trailer: Luke Cage: Season 2!

Marvel’s Luke Cage – Luke Cage (Mike Colter) – Photo courtesy of Netflix/Marvel Television.

Luke Cage is back and about to face a foe that seems as tough (and bulletproof) as he is. Worse, Shades (Theo Rossi) and Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) are still around to plague Harlem’s bulletproof hero.

On the plus side, Misty Knight is back – with a bionic surprise for anyone who wants to mess with her.

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 2 premieres on Netflix on Friday, June 22nd.

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Comic Book Men Returns with Special Walking Dead Episode!

Comic Book Men (AMC, 1 am/midnight C) returns for its seventh season (only one less than The Walking Dead) on October 22nd with, of all things, a special Walking Dead episode.

The show will feature some amazing guest stars – Mike Colter, Rosario Dawson, Method Man and Robert Englund – and continue to take deep dives into comics geekdom.

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The Defenders – Street-Level Avengers!

Marvel’s The Defenders – 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.

Netflix’s Marvel Super-Series the Defenders brings together four people who should never be in the same room together. That’s the same strategy that worked for the MCU’s The Avengers, but set in smaller, more personal ways.

It takes until the last ten minutes of the third episode for Daredevil, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage to come together, but it’s a powerful meeting that is nicely set up by showing the individual paths that lead them into that situation.

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Not Here To Make Friends Trailer: Marvel’s The Defenders!

‘The war for New York is here,’ intones Stick. ‘So get your $#!+ together!’

The first trailer gives us Stick’s point-of-view in regard to who the Defenders are – ‘You four: the devil of Hell’s Kitchen; the smart-ass detective; the righteous ex-con and the kid with the glowing fist…’

Plus, our first look at Sigourney Weaver’s villainous Alexandra – and look inside that casket we saw getting opened yesterday.

Good times.

Netflix’s Marvel’s The Defenders premiere on August 18th.

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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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