Mike Colter Confirms ‘Luke Cage’ Season 2 To Begin Filming In June

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Luke Cage season two to begin filming in June. Mike Colter, who plays the title character, appeared over the weekend at the C2E2 comic con and confirmed that the show would indeed begin shooting in a couple of months.

The information comes from his panel at C2E2 and live-tweeting. You can see the tweet, which comes from MCU Exchange, below.

Currently, there is no set release date for the show’s next season. But while Colter prepares for the second and highly anticipated season of Luke Cage, we’ll next be seeing his character appear in Marvel Netflix’s The Defenders. Other Luke Cage characters who will also be appearing during the heroes’ crossover series is Simone Missick’s Misty Knight and unsurprisingly, Rosario Dawson’s Claire Temple.

You can read the official synopsis for The Defenders below.

“Marvel’s The Defenders” follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal – to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together.”

The Defenders stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Finn Jones as Danny Rand/Iron Fist, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Élodie Yung as Elektra Natchios, and Sigourney Weaver as Alexandra.

The show will debut on Netflix on August 18, 2017.

Source: Mike Colter (via MCU Exchange)

10 Lingering Questions Leading Up To ‘The Defenders’

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Netflix Marvel Defenders
With the release of the first season of Iron Fist, all four Defenders have made their streaming debut to set up this summer’s mashup miniseries The Defenders. Each season has built on the last, building an intricate mythology with a living, breathing New York City to house it. The Hand has been introduced as a sort of evil S.H.I.E.L.D. to link Marvel’s Netflix dramas, building to the four uniting against them. Their separate investigations will bring them together in – what else – a hallway fight.

The culmination of the first phase of the Marvel/Netflix partnership has a lot of ‘splaining to do. What’s the Hand’s true objective? How will our four heroes interact together and how will the supporting casts of their shows intersect here? And perhaps most importantly, who is the Big Bad played by Sigourney Weaver?

We’ll talk about all that and more in the article ahead. Click Next to start!

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