Netflix
December 04, 2016 at 08:11 PM EST

Luke Cage has been renewed for a second season, the Marvel series announced via a video on its official Twitter account Sunday. 

The Netflix superhero drama stars Mike Coulter as the title character, a former convict who now fights crime with the help of superhuman abilities he acquired after an experiment gone wrong. Mahershala Ali — who’s currently receiving awards season buzz for his critically acclaimed performance in Moonlight — also stars, along with Alfre Woodard, Rosario Dawson, and Theo Rossi.

Coulter will reprise the role of Luke Cage in the upcoming The Defenders, a crossover series from Marvel that will feature Cage, Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Daredevil (Charlie Cox), and Iron Fist (Finn Jones). It’s set to be released in 2017.

The first season of Luke Cage debuted on Netflix this past September. Its second season doesn’t have a premiere date yet, though the Twitter tease says it’s “coming soon.” 

The third colloboration from Marvel and Netflix, Luke Cage is based on the comic of the same name. Mike Colter plays the titular character, who is a former convict with superhero strength. Cheo Hodari Coker developed the series.
type
TV Show
seasons
2
run date
09/30/16
Status
In Season
creator
Cheo Hodari Coker
Network
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