Netflix has unleashed the trailer for its next Marvel series, Luke Cage, and it’s looking every bit as good as you’d want. To be fair, for a trailer that’s two-and-a-half minutes long it gives very little idea what the actual plot might be, but it oozes street cool and has a great soundtrack (as showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker promised). We also love the fact that when Mr Cage emerges from his experimentation, he’s wearing a metal headband that looks like the one that was part of his costume in the comics back in the ’70s (see below the trailer).
The series stars Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Mahershala Ali as Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes, Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard, Simone Missick as Misty Knight, Theo Rossi as Shades, Frank Whaley as Rafael Scarfe and Rosario Dawson continuing her Netflix/Marvel role as Claire Temple.
Luke Cage will premiere on 30 September. Series showrunner is Cheo Hodari Coker (Southland, Ray Donovan).