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After Daredevil set the tone for Marvel’s Netflix series, and now Jessica Jones is killing it in the MCU, rumors started to flow through the internet about what would happen with the next set of series leading up to the Heroes For Hire. Would we see Danny Rand, AKA Iron Fist get his own series or would he be a secondary character in Luke Cage’s series? But it seems that we now have our answer in the form of a showrunner. (more…)

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Earlier this year, Netflix introduced the world to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Hell’s Kitchen. In April, Daredevil debuted exclusively on the streaming service, followed by Jessica Jones in November. Jessica Jones introduced the world to the next character to get their own Netflix series, Luke Cage. Luke Cage is played by Mike Colter, and his series is scheduled to debut next year. While the show is well into production, a few new set photos have surfaced that give us some idea of what we can expect from the hero for hire. (more…)

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While there are a great number of things happening this weekend at NYCC15, the gathering of 3/4’s of Netflix and Marvel‘s Defenders might just be one of the highlights for many fans. Daredevil‘s Charlie Cox, Jesscia JonesKrysten Ritter, and Luke Cage‘s Mike Colter took part in Press Roundtables and then in a big signing along with Joe Quesada, Jeph Loeb, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, and Jon Bernthal. (more…)

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Ever since online-streaming-service-turned-original-content-provider Netflix unleashed Daredevil to the masses and showed the world that Marvel Comics properties can do more than dazzle on the big screen, us fan-types have been asking what’s next? and can it measure up?  We don’t have much longer to wait: premiering next month is the next offering between the two entertainment powerhouses, Marvel’s Jessica Jones.  Now, we get to kick off October in the right way, with a brand new teaser!

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become a force to be reckoned with.  Marvel Studios has managed to bring in billions of dollars in box office receipts with their very well produced movies.  On the television side of things, Marvel has had a bit of staggered success.  While their network television series’, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter, have received rather lukewarm ratings, Marvel’s first Netflix series, Daredevil, earned some well-deserved high praise from both viewers and critics alike.  The next Marvel Netflix series to which viewers will be treated is the upcoming Jessica Jones, which stars Breaking Bad’s Krysten Ritter in the title role.  Netflix has just released the first official images from the series and while there may not be much action in the shots, the look and tone of the series shines through brilliantly. Take a look at the gallery below, which features the main characters of the series. (more…)

It’s that time again, time to get excited about the beginning of another Marvel Netflix series. With Jessica Jones set to debut in November, and Daredevil now filming season two, it looks like Luke Cage is about to start his mission to make the streets safer on the series of the same name. How do we know? Well, the series has a soft release date of 2016 for one thing, but more tellingly, it looks like the cast is starting to shape up. Marvel Studios has announced four new actors cast for Cage, including one who looks like she may end up being the Nick Fury of Marvel’s street level heroes. (more…)

Frank Whaley Joins Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’ Cast

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Word is making its way around the Internet today that Frank Whaley has joined the cast of Netflix‘s upcoming Marvel series Luke Cage. Whaley is another great addition to the cast that includes Mike Colter in the lead as Luke Cage, Alfre Woodard as Minetta, Simone Missick as Misty Knight, Theo Rossi as Shades, and Rosario Dawson reprises her Daredevil role. There’s a lot of talent in this cast and Whaley’s addition continues the trend. What role might Whaley be playing? (more…)

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe is set to debut its next series on Netflix, Jessica Jones by the end of the year. In addition to featuring the character of Jessica Jones, a former superheroine turned private investigator, it will also feature the debut of superhero Luke Cage, who will then go on to star in his own Netflix series. While the Luke Cage Netflix series will be premiering sometime in 2016, casting is now well underway. Villains and heroes are now taking shape.

It is known that Mike Colter (The Good Wife) will play Luke Cage, while Oscar-nominee Alfre Woodard is reportedly onboard – and now, more familiar TV actors have just joined the hard-bitten series. (more…)

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Oh the Internet is always coming up with ways to find out what’s what. A Reddit user, UnbreakablJimmySmits, recently found out that if he added a number to the URL for the upcoming Netflix/Marvel Jessica Jones series, http://www.netflix.com/title/80002311, then suddenly there are all the episode titles for the first season. Of course Netflix is getting everything loaded up and it looks like everything is ready for Netflix to flip that switch and turn on Jessica Jones. Do you wanna know what the titles are?

Oh yeah… SPOILER ALERT SPOILER ALERT!!!! Do not pass go and collect $200 if you’re saving yourself for the binge weekend and don’t want to know anything else about Jessica Jones.

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The Marvel Comic Universe features a plethora of characters – some that would translate well off the colored pages and onto a movie or TV screen, and some that wouldn’t.  The Marvel Cinematic Universe is currently plugging away at full steam, and after a rocky start with the first season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Marvel’s TV offerings seem to be hitting their stride as well.  Of course, both the film and television productions are all part of the larger MCU, which begs the simple-sounding yet very-convoluted questions: what characters will be added, and how? (more…)