'Luke Cage' Season 2 Air Date, Latest News & Update: Marvel Series Renewed by Netflix

By Rose Valencia , Updated Dec 08, 2016 12:42 AM EST
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Fans will see more of “Luke Cage” as announced on Twitter next year. It was renewed for another season by Netflix.

 “Luke Cage” garnered a lot of positive reviews when it was launched last September on Netflix. Thanks to its actors, writers, and showrunner. According to Digital Trends, the first season showrunner, and writer, Cheo Hodari Coker has no word yet if he will be back for Season 2 of the Marvel series.
It has been speculated to be shown in Netflix next year together with “Iron Fist” and the crossover of Marvel heroes series, “Defenders.” However, no premiere date has been announced yet.

The Harlem-based Marvel show features the steel-skinned charismatic superhero played by “The Good Wife” actor, Mike Colter. After a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man gained superhero abilities such as extreme strength and extreme durability. This man, Luke cage, escaped from prison to become the half of the team of superheroes for hire.

Comic Book reports that Colter, the “Luke Cage” lead star, also teased about a likely collaboration with the “Iron Fist” hero, Daniel Rand who is played by Game of Thrones, Finn Jones. Both Marvel Defenders are well-known as the pair who fight crime for extra income. Thus, they are tagged as “Heroes for Hire.”

The lead cast also includes Simone Missick (“The Road to Sundance”) as Misty Knight who is a local Harlem police detective, Alfre Woodard (“Annabelle”) as Mariah Dillard, a politician in Harlem, and “actor Mahershala Ali (House of Cards”) who acts as the anti-hero Cornell Stokes.

So far, all three Marvel-based series have been confirmed for season renewals on the online streaming media, Netflix. Apart from a freshly renewed “Luke Cage,” the other Marvel and original Netflix series that will have an upcoming Season 2 are “Daredevil” and “Jessica Jones.” All three series are expected to air in 2017.

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