Luke Cage, the latest Marvel series created for Netflix, has been officially renewed for a second season!
In the series, Mike Colter stars as a former convict with superhuman strength and unbreakable skin, trying to rebuild his life in Harlem, New York under the alias Luke Cage. Colter made his debut as the character in another Netflix series, Marvel’s Jessica Jones. The cast of Marvel’s Luke Cage also included Simone Missick as Misty Knight, Frank Whaley as Rafael Scarfe, Mahershala Ali as Cottonmouth, Theo Rossi as Shades, Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard, and Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple.
The 13-episode first season, produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios, was released on Netflix on September 30, 2016. Cheo Hodari Coker served as showrunner and executive producer. You can see VH’s full review of the series, courtesy of Emrys Moungabio, here.
The character of Luke Cage was created by Archie Goodwin, John Romita, Sr. and George Tuska and made his debut in Luke Cage, Hero for Hire #1, which came out in June 1972.
No release date has been announced for the second season of Marvel’s Luke Cage. Mike Colter and Simone Missick are currently working on Marvel’s The Defenders, the Netflix series equivalent of The Avengers that will see the characters of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist teaming up for the first time.