New Luke Cage Featurette Asks Who Is Luke Cage?

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We’re almost there! Marvel’s Luke Cage will be out in a little less than week. Until then, we have a brand new featurette asking and answering – Who Is Luke Cage?

This featurette is a very good set up for those new to the character and even a good refresher for longtime fans as the piece digs into Luke after the events of Jessica Jones, Harlem as a backdrop to the series, what it means to be a hero and more. Hearing it from people like Exec. Producer / Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker, Mike Colter, Simone Missick and Rosairo Dawson helps convey exact what you can expect from the series.

There’s also some new bits of footage from the series interspersed in between the interviews with the cast, which is not to be missed. Take two minutes out of your day to watch this piece as you do not want to miss it:

Be sure to check out our season preview and review talking about the show in depth.

After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) 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 plays the charismatic lead character, Luke Cage and is joined by Mahershala Ali (Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes), Alfre Woodard (Mariah Dillard), Simone Missick (Misty Knight), Theo Rossi (Shades), Frank Whaley (Rafael Scarfe) and Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple).Marvel’s Luke Cage is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker (SouthLAnd, Ray Donovan) and Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones), who also serves as Marvel’s Head of Television.

All episodes of Marvel’s Luke Cage land on Netflix September 30th.

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