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Cheo Hodari Coker was Nervous at the Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 2 Premiere

Thursday night, just hours before Marvel’s Luke Cage season 2 went live on Netflix, they had a world premiere red carpet event with the cast and crew. Executive producer, series creator and showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker was there and was asked how he felt and was honest that he was nervous. Everyone talks about working […]


Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 2: Behind the Music of Harlem’s Paradise

A major part of Marvel’s Luke Cage has been Harlem’s Paradise. More than just a base of operations for Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes (Mahershala Ali), it was a musical hub during the first season, and now Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) will be keeping it going. And it looks like she’s keeping the Biggie photo on the […]

Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 2: Cheo Hodari Coker Releases Episode Titles

Marvel’s Luke Cage showrunner, executive producer and creator Cheo Hodari Coker posted the episode titles for season two on his Twitter account yesterday. The titles are all classic songs, most of which come from Pete Rock and C. L. Smooth. And like with any social media, somebody immediately told him that ‘The Creator’ should be […]

Cheo Hodari Coker: How to Create a Franchise Within a Franchise

Ever wonder how Marvel keeps track of all the stories going on when they have different showrunners on all the series? It’s one thing to keep track of the movies, because basically they’re much smaller in time and story — but the television series are doing roughly 13 episodes that at any point could conflict […]

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Cheo Hodari Coker Thinks He Can Change People’s Opinion of Iron Fist

With Marvel’s Luke Cage season 2 coming out later this month, series showrunner, creator, and executive producer Cheo Hodari Coker has been hitting the publicity circuit to remind folks the show is coming back after two years. He sat down with Chuck Creekmur of AllHipHop and talked both hip-hop and geek culture. He talks about […]

Luke Cage Season 2 Teaser: This June, It’s Bionic Arm Clobberin’ Time!

There are two clear and distinct messages Netflix wants to get across to viewers about Luke Cage (Mike Colter) in the streaming service’s date announcement teaser for Marvel’s Luke Cage season 2. In fact, let’s leave it to Cage himself to make the point: “You can’t burn me, you can’t blast me, and you definitely can’t break […]

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Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 1: Looking at the Blu-Ray Release

Marvel’s Luke Cage is now out on Blu-ray/DVD and collects the 13-episode series from showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker. The series stars Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Mahershala Ali as Cornell Stokes/Cottonmouth, Simone Missick as Detective Misty Knight, Theo Rossi as Hernan Alvarez/Shades, Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis Stryker/Diamondback, Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple and Alfre Woodard as […]

Variety Discusses Black Superheroes On The Screen

Writer Daniel Holloway has written an article for Variety Magazine discussing the surge of black superheroes into the realm of television and film for both Marvel and DC Comics as of late. From Luke Cage and Black Lightning hitting the small screens to Black Panther’s own film and Cyborg’s participation in Justice League movie, heroes of color […]

A Street Level Hero – What Makes Luke Cage Tick

Netflix has a new video looking at Luke Cage as a street level hero and just what that means. The video includes commentary from Mahershala Ali, Brian Michael Bendis, Method Man, Mike Colter, Cheo Hodari Coker, and Dapper Dan talking about what makes Luke Cage a hero. Coker points out that this series has elements […]

Luke Cage Showrunner Says He Wanted Prince To Appear In The Series

Luke Cage seems to be going down pretty well, with the hero really bringing a new flavour to the MCU. It’s use of music is a huge selling point too, with many loving the hip hop vibe of the show. It seems that there was a plan to bring in a music legend too, but […]

Luke Cage – Modern Blaxploitation Meets The MCU

This article contains spoilers for Marvel’s Luke Cage. I’m going to try to keep them to a minimum, but there will be some so be warned. . . . . . On Friday I reviewed the first episode of Marvel’s Luke Cage as it debuted on Netflix. By that night I’d finished watching all thirteen […]

Luke Cage – Harlem’s Street Level Hero

In this new video for Marvel’s Luke Cage, some of today’s top rap stars talk about Luke Cage (Mike Colter) as being a street level hero. It includes A$ap Ferg, Method Man, plus Harlem style icon Dapper Dan and showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker all talking about the history and culture of Harlam and how you wouldn’t see […]

Cheo Hodari Coker Addresses Heroes For Hire

We are less than a week away from the release of Marvel’s Luke Cage on Netflix. We also know that Marvel’s Iron Fist is filming now. No Marvel fan can here those two names and not wonder about Heroes For Hire, the company founded by the two adventurers. Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker spoke […]

From Hiding Out To Harlem’s Hero – Who Is Luke Cage

Netflix has released a new featuette for Marvel’s Luke Cage. The video entitled, Who is Luke Cage includes interviews with Mike Coulter (Cage), Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple), Simone Missick (Misty Knight), and executive producer Cheo Hodari Coker. We get an idea of the hero’s journey that Cage must take to go from just hiding out […]

Luke Cage Featurette Takes A Closer Look At The Series’ Use Of Music

In a new Luke Cage featurette, star Mike Colter, Method Man, Music Supervisor Adrian Younge, showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker and more discuss the use of hip-hop in the upcoming Netflix series. Big beats. Bigger beat downs. Check out the music behind the series. #LukeCage — Luke Cage (@LukeCage) August 31, 2016 Luke Cage debuts […]

Harlem, Empowerment And Updating A 70’s Icon – Marvel’s Luke Cage

By Alex Roberts Following the success of Marvel/Netflix’s two blockbuster series, Daredevil and Jessica Jones, the upcoming Luke Cage promises more of what the first two did best- a look into the gritty, dangerous, and often painful lives of the street-level superheroes in Marvel’s sprawling universe. The titular Luke Cage made his premiere in Jessica […]

Luke Cage Reportedly To Make An Impact At Comic-Con

Luke Cage will likely be putting in an appearance at Comic-Con International: San Diego next month. Which, when you think about it, is a fairly sensible plan. Deadline reports the upcoming Netflix series star Mike Colter will be at the convention to promote the program with showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker and co-star Alfre Woodward possibly joining him. From […]

Cheo Hodari Coker Chosen As Showrunner For Marvel’s Luke Cage

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 […]