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Harlem’s bulletproof hero comes out of the shadows!


Netflix has unveiled a new trailer and poster for its upcoming adaptation of Marvel’s Luke Cage – the third show in the Defenders following the success of Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones.

The series stars Mike Colter in the lead role of Luke Cage (previously introduced in Marvel’s Jessica Jones), a man with super strength and unbreakable skin caused by a sabotaged experiment.

Netflix debuts Marvel’s Luke Cage teaser trailer 

The series picks up after Luke – now a fugitive – has relocated to Harlem and is in the process of picking up the pieces following his failed relationship with Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter). But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city – forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.

Check out the trailer below…

Daredevil and Jessica Jones viewers will notice Rosario Dawson continues her crossover role as nurse Claire Temple. Other stars include: Mahershala Ali (Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes), Alfre Woodard (Mariah Dillard), Simone Missick (Misty Knight), Theo Rossi (Shades) and Frank Whaley (Rafael Scarfe).

Marvel’s Luke Cage will be followed by Marvel’s Iron Fist, and ultimately, Marvel’s The Defenders which brings together the aforementioned Marvel leads.

Marvel’s Luke Cage will premiere globally on Netflix from Friday 301th September, 2016 at 12:01am.