The first trailer for ‘Luke Cage’ is full of so many epic moments. From insane fight scenes to the first look at the show’s villain, here are the 5 best moments from the main trailer. Click to WATCH!
1. He saves Claire!
Claire (Rosario Dawson) is about thisclose to becoming roadkill when Luke (Mike Colter) steps in to save the day. The indestructible superhero makes mince meat out of the huge SUV with just a little push. It takes no effort from Luke at all to stop the truck dead in its tracks.
2. He reveals how he got his “abilities.”
One day Luke is just a normal guy, and then everything changes. “I was put in some tank like an exotic fish,” he says in trailer, before adding that he came out with “abilities.” One of those abilities was definitely looking good shirtless no matter what.
Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes is the villain of the Luke Cage series, and Mahershala Ali is KILLING it. Cottonmouth is the owner of the Paradise nightclub and one of Harlem’s biggest and baddest crime bosses. He’s not afraid to get his hands dirty, as we see in the trailer. He beats an unlucky guy to a bloody pulp and doesn’t even flinch.
4. “I’ve gotchu.”
A group of guys try to steal money from a sweet couple at a local restaurant, but Luke protects them. One guy punches Luke in the cheek and Luke barely moves. He takes care of the criminals and even tosses one out the window. “You have my word, m’am. I’ve gotchu,” Luke tells the woman at the restaurant. Swoon.
5. Luke Cage vs. Cottonomouth
Luke and Cottonmouth are going head-to-head this season, and it’s not going to be pretty. “You want to go to war? I’ll take you to war,” Cottonmouth tells Luke in the trailer. Luke may have unbreakable skin and superhuman strength, but Cottonmouth isn’t afraid of a fight. Luke is forced to battle bullets, fists and fire to save his beloved Harlem.
Luke Cage is the latest Marvel Defender heading to Netflix. The critically-acclaimed series Jessica Jones premiered in 2015 and is gearing up for season 2. The entire first season of Luke Cage will be released on Sept. 30.
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