Luke Cage

Comic-Con 2016: Marvel Confirms ‘Luke Cage’ and ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Inbound

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 hours ago
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We’ll remember to pour one out for Agent Carter on the Comic-Con circuit, but it looks like the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. have a new friend to play with in San Diego. Marvel has officially confirmed both its flagship ABC drama and Netflix’s Luke Cage are coming to Comic-Con 2016, the first details of which have arrived.

Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ Is Coming to Comic-Con 2016!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
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Marvel’s Netflix Defenders have largely kept to their home turf of Hell’s Kitchen, appearing at New York Comic-Con, rather than the big show in San Diego, but if anyone could break the mold, it’d be Luke Cage. Yes, sweet Christmas, Luke Cage is coming to Comic-Con 2016 for a sneak peek of the new Netflix series.

Marvel in Confusion At First ‘Luke Cage’ Set Photo of ‘Diamondback’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 25, 2016 @ 3:47 PM
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Both Daredevil and Jessica Jones took a low-key approach to costuming its heroes and villains, Luke Cage included, but a Harlem change of scenery appears to have brought some interesting design out of the woodwork. Get your first look at Erik LaRay Harvey suited up as Marvel villain “Diamondback” squaring off with the hero for hire!

‘Infinity War’ Writers Say It’s ‘Nearly Impossible’ to Write in ‘The Defenders’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 6, 2016 @ 4:19 PM
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Attention now turning from Civil War to Avengers: Infinity War (or whatever they end up calling it), time and time again Marvel brass have tempered expectations as to whether the climactic MCU event will finally bridge the gulf between movie and TV. Not likely, it seems, as writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely reveal the “nearly impossible” challenge in logistics.

Russo Brothers Don’t Want Your Hopes Up for ‘Defenders’ in ‘Infinity War’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 2, 2016 @ 4:19 PM
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No matter how great the divide between Marvel’s TV and movie universe, fans have always quietly banked on Avengers: Infinity War uniting all its live-action heroes in one universe-shattering showdown. Directors Joe and Anthony Russo don’t want to get your hopes up, however, noting “our focus is on telling the stories of the characters that currently exist on the movie side.”

‘The Defenders’ Sets ‘Daredevil’ Showrunners to Helm With Drew Goddard

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 15, 2016 @ 10:10 AM
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It was Daredevil star Charlie Cox who first let slip that Marvel Netflix teamup The Defenders would start shooting before 2016's end, throwing into question Daredevil Season 3, and now we can consider it official. Not only will Daredevil showrunners Marco Ramirez and Doug Petrie helm The Defenders, but Drew Goddard will take an active position as executive producer.

‘Luke Cage’ is ‘The Wire’ of Marvel Television, Says Showrunner

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 13, 2016 @ 11:22 AM
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Marvel’s first foray into street-level heroism drew comparisons with The Wire, but Luke Cage may much more accurately wield the title, per showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker. The Netflix series boss opens up on the “sophisticated” approach with a dash of ‘90s hip-hop, while Mike Colter promises a familiar sight for comic fans.

Charlie Cox Says ‘Defenders’ Shooting This Year, But No ‘Daredevil’ S3?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 11, 2016 @ 11:10 AM
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Neither Marvel nor Netflix have made particularly clear how the future Defenders series will be scheduled, following Luke Cage’s September premiere, current Iron Fist production, or the others awaiting new seasons, but has Daredevil come to the rescue? Charlie Cox says The Defenders will shoot later this year, potentially setting us up for a 2017 premiere.

First ‘Luke Cage’ Episodes Helmed by ‘Victor Frankenstein’ Director

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 19, 2016 @ 10:52 PM
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Marvel’s Netflix Luke Cage surprised us all with the release of its first teaser, months ahead of a September 30 premiere, and new details of the Hero for Hire’s live-action return have busted out as well. Victor Frankenstein and Sherlock director Paul McGuigan directed the first two installments of the upcoming series, as revealed on social media.