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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 is the fifth television series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The series was produced by Marvel Television and originally released on Netflix.

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

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 November 7, 2013, Disney announced that Marvel Television and ABC Television Studios would provide Netflix with television series' centered on Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage.[1]

On December 22, 2014, it was announced that Mike Colter had been cast as the title character in the series.[2]

On March 31, 2015, it was announced that Cheo Hodari Coker would serve as executive producer and showrunner of the series.[3]

On October 19, 2018, Netflix announced that the series had been canceled after two seasons.[4]

On February 17, 2019, Jeph Loeb wrote a letter to the fans of the canceled Marvel Netflix series.[5]

On February 11, 2022, it was reported that the series would be leaving Netflix on March 1.[6]

On March 1, 2022, it was announced that the series would be available to stream on Disney+ on March 16.[7]


Title Sequence





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