LXD Season 3: Rise of the Drifts is to be released on 11 August 2011 via Hulu.com in America, it was announced today as the new teaser trailer went live.

The LXD (Legion of Extraordinary Dancers) series combines some of the best dancers in America with a super hero storyline inspired by director Jon Chu’s fascination with superhuman powers, a project that combines music, dance, story telling, sport and interactive media.

Video: LXD Season 3: Rise of the Drifts trailer (YouTube)

The series continues from LXD series two, which director Jon M Chu was nominated for a Digital Emmy.

Since The LXD launched in the US on Hulu on 7 July 2010, the series has been distributed globally reaching a worldwide audience of over 350 million viewers. However, those in the UK were unable to watch the LXD due to distribution restrictions until several months after its release, by which time a second series of the LXD was in production.

Presently Chu is set to work as executive director on the sequel to Step Up 3D, Step Up 4 Ever with Wade Robson as lead choreographer, due for release in 2012.