Luke Cage (2016)
Marvel’s Luke Cage, or straightforwardly Luke Cage, is an American web television series created for Netflix by Cheo Hodari Coker, based a propos the Marvel Comics vibes of the same reveal. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity furthermore the films of the franchise and is the third in a series of shows that will benefit occurring to The Defenders crossover miniseries. The series is produced by Marvel Television in connection gone ABC Studios, taking into account Coker serving as showrunner.
Mike Colter stars as Luke Cage, a former convict as well as superhuman strength and unbreakable skin who now fights crime. Mahershala Ali, Simone Missick, Theo Rossi, Erik LaRay Harvey, Rosario Dawson, and Alfre Woodard as well as star. Development of the series began in late 2013. In December 2014, Colter was cast as Cage, to appear first in Marvel’s Jessica Jones, behind Coker hired as the showrunner in March 2015. Filming began in New York City in September 2015 and concluded in March 2016. The series is set in Harlem, and looked to replicate its unique melody and culture, particularly in addition to music, which Coker emphasize the subject of throughout production. The series in addition to remarks regarding race, politics, and the Black Lives Matter toss around.
The series premiered upon September 28, 2016, in Harlem, considering the full series of 13 episode releasing upon Netflix upon September 30. The series was met bearing in mind than obdurate reviews, taking into account compliment going to Colter, Missick, Ali and Woodard for their performances, the 1970s style, and music, though its structure and some of the writing was viewed as some of the series’ shortcomings.