After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city--forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.
- Mike Colter as Luke Cage
- Mahershala Ali as Cornell Stokes/Cottonmouth
- Simone Missick as Misty Knight
- Theo Rossi as Alvarez/Shades
- Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis Stryker/Diamondback
- Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple
- Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard
Behind the Scenes
- On November 7, 2013, Marvel Studios announced a joint project with Netflix that would bring a 13-episode Luke Cage series to television. The series will be set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will tie into series featuring Daredevil, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones, and will culminate in a Defenders series.
- On March 30, 2015, Netflix & Marvel Television announced that Cheo Hodari Coker will serve as executive producer and showrunner of the anticipated series, "Marvel’s Luke Cage". Coker is writing the first two episodes of the series that will premiere in 2016.
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- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Alfre Woodard Joins 'Marvel's Luke Cage' For Netflix
- ↑ Mahershala Ali Joins the Cast of the Netflix Original Series 'Marvel's Luke Cage'
- ↑ Marvel's 'Luke Cage' Casts Simone Missick In Key Role
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’: Theo Rossi Cast, Rosario Dawson To Reprise ‘Daredevil’ Role
- ↑ Luke Cage Fights New Villain In Latest Set Photos
- ↑ Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ Adds Frank Whaley
- ↑ Rob Morgan Reprising Role As Turk Barrett In Luke Cage
- ↑ Sonia Braga Joins the Netflix Original Series 'Marvel's Luke Cage'
- ↑ Netflix Orders Four Marvel Live-Action Series
- ↑ Cheo Hodari Coker Will Serve as Executive Producer and Showrunner of 'Marvel's Luke Cage' For Netflix