Marvel is taking the whole motion picture scene by storm. Not only does it release box office films but its small screen projects are also a big hit. Part of their impressive lineup of successful shows is Luke Cage, which just got renewed for a second season.
Luke Cage season 2 renewal
The official Twitter account of Luke Cage just announced its renewal. The announcement came by a short video which featured Pop’s Barber Shop with a sign that reads “Season 2 coming soon.”
— Luke Cage (@LukeCage) December 4, 2016
The renewal was not a surprise as Luke Cage season 1 gained really high ratings and a massive following. It was previously said that Luke Cage is the highest rated Marvel show in Netflix history. That is why the announcement tweet was liked by more than 5 thousand followers and retweeted by over 4 thousand people.
The release date of Luke Cage season 2 has not been revealed yet. However according to TV Line, it is expected that it will premiere soon and will not wait for the one year gap trend a lot of series are now doing.
What do we know so far about Luke Cage Season 2 details?
The Marvel and Netflix superhero show stars Mike Coulter who plays the title role. As Entertainment Weekly reported, Luke Cage was a former convict who, after he acquired some superhuman abilities, is now fighting against crime. Apart from Mike Coulter reprising his role in Luke Cage season 2, Mahershala Ali, Alfre Woodard, Theo Rossi and Rosario Dawson will also all be back.
Coulter is set to take on the character again in the upcoming The Defenders. It was not revealed which of the two projects will be released first. The Defenders is a crossover series which will feature Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Daredevil and Iron Fist. It is scheduled to be released next year.