Netflix and Marvel Television have selected Cheo Hodari Coker to be executive producer and showrunner of the series, Marvel’s Luke Cage. Coker will write the first two episodes of the series that will premiere in 2016.
Coker served as a co-executive producer on the second season of Ray Donovan, and was a supervising producer on SouthLAnd which earned a 2012 Peabody Award.
Mike Colter (The Good Wife, American Horror Story: Coven) will play Luke Cage in the series, but will make his debut as the character in another Netflix series Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones.