Marvel's Luke Cage, or simply Luke Cage, is an American action series written by Cheo Hodari Coker. It was a joint-venture between Netflix and ABC Studios and premiered September 30, 2016. The series focused on an ex-convict who fought to clear his name, whilst also saving his neighbourhood at the same time.
Following tension and differences between Netflix and the writing team, the series was cancelled by Netflix after two seasons on October 19, 2018.
- "A hoodie-wearing, unbreakable ex-con fights to clear his name and save his neighborhood. He wasn't looking for a fight, but the people need a hero."
- —Netflix Synopsis
The series followed Luke Cage, an ex-convict who is the subject of a medical experiment gone wrong. After the experiment, he is left with super strength and unbreakable skin. Nevertheless, he must rebuild his life post-prison whilst also trying to protect the city he loves.
Cast and CharactersEdit
- Mike Colter as Luke Cage
- Mahershala Ali as Cornell Stokes
- Simone Missick as Misty Knight
- Theo Rossi as Hernan Alvarez
- Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis Stryker
- Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple
- Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard
- Gabrielle Dennis as Tilda Johnson
- Mustafa Shakir as John McIver