Luke Cage forms a TV series that owes its existence to Marvel Comic character having the same name. The show streams on Netflix and is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Not to mention that is shares continuity with the films of the franchise.
Luke Cage was initially an infamous convict but now fights for better causes with his superhuman strength and tough skin! He soon escapes in order to start his life all over again in Harlem. Luke Cage needs to be upfront about his past in order to fight a battle for his city. Luke Cage’s zeal, zest, and immense patriotism makes him a character worth admiring, and thus, the main reason behind watching the show.
Main Characters Include:
- Mike Colter as Luke cage
- Mahershala Ali as Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes
- Simone Missick as Mercedes “Misty” Knight
- Theo Rossi as Hernan “Shades” Alvarez
- Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis Stryker/ Diamondback
- Rosario Dawson as Claire temple
- Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard
- Gabrielle Dennis as Tilda Johnson
- Mustafa Shakir as John Mclver/ Bushmaster
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The plot revolving around Luke cage is exciting as it displays an obnoxious battle for the heart of his city. Also, Luke Cage becomes a hero in his city furthering his identity to straddle between good and evil.
1. Luke Cage Is Powerful!
Carl Lucas a.k.a. Luke Cage was a former convict and was given superhuman strength and unbreakable skin. He now fights against crime under the name “Luke Cage”. His catchphrase is ‘Sweet Christmas’ from the comics in the series. He’s a black superhero, but also an alpha male of a different type, that is to say, that he’s not very aggressive!
2. Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes
He’s the owner of Harlem’s Paradise nightclub. Cottonmouth is also a cousin of Mariah Dillard. He also has to deal with Maria dealing with illegal things.
3. “Misty” Knight
Misty is a Harlem NYPD Detective. She is a believer in just things and justice. She is one character who’s actually keen on understanding Luke Cage.
Misty has her sense of agency and is not merely a wife, or friend or a sidepiece or sidekick. She is self-sufficient with all the perfect qualities in her. All she wants is to protect her community!
Shades is extremely manipulative and cunning. He is a street criminal who gets what he wants from people by simply using them. He works for Diamondback who has past history with Luke Cage. Shades can be called an opportunist as he awaits help and opportunities from Luke Cage all the time.
5. Willis Stryker/ Diamondback
Willis is Cage’s half-brother and a dealer in arms as well. He’s a bastard his whole life which is what drives him throughout. He is sent away cause he is a son to a father with illicit deeds.
He’s also tortured in jail. His mind is, therefore, a bit twisted and this is what makes him look somewhat psychopathic!
6. Claire Temple
Claire was initially a nurse in Hell’s Kitchen. Her friendship with Cage affects both of their lives. She is always there in times of need and is a perfect nurse to all the superheroes struggling to get some help! In short, she’s someone that Luke needs in his life at this time.
7. Mariah Dillard
Mariah Dillard is a local councilwoman and Stokes’ cousin all troubled by Cage and Stokes. She wishes to bring about a change in Harlem. Dillard also has a sense of responsibility in her towards her family, including Stokes.
8. Tilda Johnson
Tilda is the daughter of Mariah Dillard who is holistic and is usually in trouble in Harlem.
9. John Mclver “Bushmaster”
Bushmaster is the leader of a Jamaican gang called the Stylers, who makes use of folk magic to gain powers equal to that of Cage’s. Also, he is very particular in holding his vengeance against the Stokes family!
10. Never Backward, Always Forward: “Cottonmouth”
11. Luke Cage Caged
12. Dr. Doom VS Luke Cage
13. Cause Being A Hero Puts A Target On Your Back!
He wants to earn money to survive and his general superheroes know it very well. He makes sure to convey it all. It’s pragmatic, it’s appealing to the audience~ constantly viewing superheroes of a completely different demeanor.
14. Jessica Jones And Luke Cage Name Their Son- Danielle
15. Luke Cage- Hero For Hire!
Here’s to the first Afro-American actor giving his own last name as title!
16. Luke Cage Poster: Comic Style!
17. Agents Of Shield
19. The “Luke Cage” Logo
20. Soaring Luke’s Fame And Responsibility!
21. Hero For Hire- Marvel Comics
Luke Cage first appeared in 1972 under the title Luke Cage, Hero for Hire.
22. Marvel N’ DC
23. Epic Daredevil
25. Luke Cage And Jessica Jones- Greatest Comic Book Family Ever!
26. Luke Cage And Punisher
27. “Sweet Christmas”- Famous Luke Cage Phrase
28. Extra #1
29. Extra #2
30. Extra #3
31. Extra #4
32. Extra #5
33. Extra #6
The tv series is all gritty and smart and lovable. The show is full of action scenes and leaves us all in the utmost awe all the time. All the characters are well-rounded. The plot is overwhelming and exciting enough.
Luke Cage’s own personal history where he initially was an infamous convict but then learns to fight for better causes with his superhuman strength and tough skin! His escape to Harlem is further convincing as he yearns for a new life!
Well, Luke Cage needs to be upfront about his past in order to fight a battle for his city. His zeal, zest, and immense patriotism makes him a character worth admiring, and thus, the main reason behind watching the show.
“Marvel’s Luke Cage” is the third show in the Netflix-original Defenders series.
The TV series overall receives positive reviews from critics and is watched in great numbers- all across the world!
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