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"Gave a speech at a church, knocked down a few doors in the projects and now... you Harlem's Captain America."
Cottonmouth to Luke Cage[src]

Marvel's Luke Cage, or simply Luke Cage, is a television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. It was produced by Marvel Television and aired on Netflix.

The first season was released on September 30, 2016. The second season was released on June 22, 2018.

On October 19, 2018, the series was canceled by Netflix.[1]

Season Synopses

Season One

After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern-day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city--forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.

Season Two

After clearing his name, Luke Cage has become a celebrity on the streets of Harlem with a reputation as bulletproof as his skin. But being so visible has only increased his need to protect the community and find the limits of who he can and can’t save. With the rise of a formidable new foe, Luke is forced to confront the fine line that separates a hero from a villain.


Starring Cast

Recurring Cast



On May 2013, the rights to the character Luke Cage were reverted from Sony Pictures Studios back to Marvel Studios.[2]

On November 2013, Marvel announced a joint project with Netflix to bring a 13-episode series featuring Luke Cage to television.[3]

On March 2015, Netflix and Marvel Television announced Cheo Hodari Coker as executive producer and showrunner for the series.[4]

On December 2014, Mike Colter was cast as Luke Cage.[5]

The series started production in July 2015.[6]

On October 19, 2018, Netflix canceled Luke Cage after two seasons.[1]

In February 2019, Jeph Loeb wrote a letter to the fans of the canceled Marvel Netflix shows.[7]


Season One

Title Sequence



Season Two





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