Luke Cage will return to the streets of Harlem after Netflix renewed the Marvel show for a second season. The show, which features Mike Colter as the bullet-proof hero, debuted earlier this year on the streaming service. Marvel announced the news on Sunday with the tweet above.
Netflix has built a stable of Marvel shows with Daredevil renewed for an upcoming third season and Jessica Jones, where viewers first met Luke Cage, due to come back for a second season. Another show, Iron Fist will debut in 2017 before the stars of all four shows unite in The Defenders. With such a crowded slate of shows it is currently unclear when the second season of Luke Cage will begin. The FADER has contacted Netflix for more information.
Based on the classic Marvel comic and helmed by a black showrunner, revisit this essay on why Luke Cage is perfectly suited for the Black Lives Matter era.