Luke Cage

Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ Officially Casts Mike Colter for ‘AKA Jessica Jones’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 hours ago
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The recent run of casting for Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ Netflix series brought with it news that ‘Luke Cage’ would first appear in a majorly supporting role, before graduating to his own ‘Defenders’ lead-in series. Now, Marvel has officially confirmed actor Mike Colter will don the yellow shirt and gauntlets as street-level hero-for-hire ‘Luke Cage.’

Marvel’s Netflix ‘Jessica Jones’ Casts Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter Eyed for ‘Luke Cage’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 4, 2014 @ 4:01 PM
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Though Marvel’s Netflix ‘Daredevil’ has yet to reveal an image of its titular hero in costume, we’d recently learned the second of the ‘Defenders’ series, ‘Jessica Jones’ had begun its casting search. We were split between ‘True Detective’'s Alexandra Daddario and ‘Breaking Bad’'s Krysten Ritter, but the latter seems to have won the role, with ‘The Following’'s Mike Coulter potentially acting as our ‘Luke Cage.’

Comic Strip: Casting Updates for ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ and ‘Jessica Jones’

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by Jacob Hall November 24, 2014 @ 2:44 PM
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ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Marvel's Netflix series narrows down the search for leads, ‘Suicide Squad’ courts a ‘Scandal’ star, and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ reveals a hilarious alternate ending.

Update: Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Testing Alexandra Daddario, Krysten Ritter and More, Plus ‘Luke Cage’ Choices!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 19, 2014 @ 2:46 PM
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Marvel’s Netflix ‘Defenders’ have only been seen through brief glimpses at the forthcoming ‘Daredevil’ TV series, but with ‘Jessica Jones’ to follow, casting news couldn’t be long behind. ‘True Detective’ breakout Alexandra Daddario, Krysten Ritter and more are reportedly under consideration for Marvel’s newest female superhero, plus, find out who’s testing for the role of ‘Luke Cage’!

NYCC 2014: Marvel's 'Daredevil' Netflix Series Reveals New Casting and Details

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 11, 2014 @ 6:49 PM
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The Man Without Fear returns to New York as Marvel's Netflix 'Daredevil' formally unveils the first of the 'Defenders' at New York Comic-Con 2014. We're on hand with Marvel TV heads and the entire Netflix cast for a first look at the new superhero drama due out in 2015, so what does Marvel's 'Daredevil' bring to the stage for its first official unveiling? Check out our full panel report for the inside scoop on Marvel's Netflix 'Daredevil!

Update: Marvel's Netflix 'Luke Cage' Casts 'Psych's Dule Hill as Hero for Hire

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 2, 2014 @ 1:24 AM
Marvel fans have anxiously awaited a first look at Netflix's 'Daredevil' series to arrive at New York Comic-Con 2014, but if a new report is to be believed, the superhero empire may already have found its live-action 'Luke Cage' as well. 'Psych' and 'West Wing' star Dulé Hill has reportedly won the part of Marvel's comic book hero for hire, while both 'Jessica Jones' and 'Iron Fist' may soon be announced as well.

Marvel's Netflix 'Daredevil' Series Will Take Place in the Same Cinematic Universe as 'The Avengers'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 28, 2014 @ 2:14 PM
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We've heard precious little since Marvel's announcement of an epic Netflix 'Defenders' package to begin with 'Daredevil' in 2015, along with the decision that all five series would shoot in New York, but with casting in limbo, at least some news have emerged. What does Marvel honcho Joe Quesada have to say of the "street-level noir" approach to the series and possible inter-connectivity to the films?

Marvel's Netflix Series to Film in New York, 'Daredevil' Begins Summer 2014

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 26, 2014 @ 11:20 AM
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Relatively little of Marvel's forthcoming Netflix 'Defenders' project have emerged, apart from the writing minds behind 'Daredevil' and 'Jessica Jones,' but now New Yorkers have something special to look forward to. Marvel's coming Netflix series will principally shoot on location in their proper New York City hometown, with 'Daredevil' set to begin filming in summer 2014!

Marvel's Netflix 'Defenders': Daredevil, Luke Cage and More "Could Become Feature Films"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 8, 2013 @ 7:36 AM
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We're still reeling from Marvel's bombshell announcement of four new Netflix original series for 'Daredevil,' 'Jessica Jones,' 'Iron Fist' and 'Luke Cage,' eventually forming their own miniseries 'The Defenders,' but questions will continue to pour in over the long wait until 2015. For instance, does Disney believe the heroes could still lead to their own films? What about the proposed 'Agent Carter' series?

Marvel TV Plans Revealed: 'Daredevil,' 'Jessica Jones,' 'Iron Fist' and 'Luke Cage' to Defend Netflix!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 7, 2013 @ 8:48 AM
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Remember that mysterious four-series and a miniseries deal that Marvel TV had supposedly been working on a few weeks back? Well, forget all about an 'Agent Carter' spinoff to follow 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' it seems the Marvel heroes of Hell's Kitchen will finally get their due, as Netflix will host four new original live-action series for 'Daredevil,' 'Jessica Jones,' 'Iron Fist' and 'Luke Cage,' before an epic 'The Defenders' miniseries event!