Netflix Marvel Videos: Sizzle Reel, Luke Cage, The Defenders + Daredevil Renewal!!Carissa Pavlica at . Updated at .
Even if you are sitting at home, you, too, can reap the rewards of attending the biggest TV event in the nation.
Tonight, the first-ever Netflix and Marvel San Diego Comic-Con panel took place while myriad of excited fans watched and Tweeted simultaneously.
The panel featured the star-studded cast of the Netflix original series Marvel’s Luke Cage, including fan-favorite Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Alfre Woodard, Mahershala Ali, Theo Rossi, Simone Missick, Frank Whaley and showrunner and Executive Producer, Cheo Hodari Coker.
Moderated by Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television and Executive Producer on the show, the panel was packed with surprises and sneak peeks.
Among those, were an appearance by Jon Bernthal, who was introduced to fans as Frank Castle (“The Punisher”) in season two of Marvel’s Daredevil, and will be starring in the Netflix original series Marvel’s The Punisher.
There were also exclusive clips of Marvel’s Luke Cage, a surprise video by Finn Jones, who plays Danny Rand in the upcoming Marvel’s Iron Fist and a first look at that series, as well.
Bring it. #LukeCagehttps://t.co/J04pZrEGPQ— Luke Cage (@LukeCage) July 22, 2016
“The world is ready for a bulletproof black man,” said Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker.
“It’s got a 90s vibe but very much of today, and I can’t wait for you to see more of it. As we know there aren’t a lot of African American superheroes.”
For those of you who have been awaiting the news, the Season 3 renewal announcement of Marvel’s Daredevil was made at the panel.
And saving the very best for last, the logo reveal of Marvel’s The Defenders, which will unite Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, as they face their biggest threat yet was met with absolute hysteria.
Come as you are. #TheDefenders pic.twitter.com/O6qAeXPOP5— The Defenders (@TheDefenders) July 22, 2016
The Netflix/Marvel Comic Con sizzle below features footage of Marvel’s Daredevil and Marvel’s Jessica Jones and a first look at Marvel’s Luke Cage.
This is what kicked off the panel while 4500 anxious fans watched.
Marvel’s Luke Cage, will premiere globally on September 30, 2016 at 12:01am PT.
It's is the third show in the Defenders series to launch on Netflix, following Marvel’s Daredevil and Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and leading up to the future release of Marvel’s Iron Fist, and ultimately, Marvel’s The Defenders.
Did I mention they released a look at Iron Fist, too?
Danny Rand is coming home.https://t.co/Giv5YmCUTj— Iron Fist (@MarvelIronFist) July 22, 2016
In the meantime, look for all of your favorite characters to cross into the shows of all the others.
While you wait for Defenders, you can rest assured you're going to see Jessica Jones on Luke Cage. And while you don't have to watch one to see the other, it will sure make it a lot more fun.
We've provided for you more entertainment value for your stop than you imagined, right?
Which are you more excited to see? Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders or Daredevil Season 3? Maybe all of them? Hit the comments!