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Cheo Hodari Coker was Nervous at the Marvels Luke Cage Season 2 Premiere

Cheo Hodari Coker was Nervous at the Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2 Premiere

Executive producer, series creator and showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker was there and was asked how he felt and was honest that he was nervous Everyone talks about working with Coker and the family atmosphere he creates on a series, so its not surprising his big fear wasn't about whether fans would like the series, but[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 2: Behind the Music of Harlems Paradise

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2: Behind the Music of Harlem's Paradise

Music is a major part of the series, from the stage of the club to each episode title being based on a song, season 1 from Gang Starr and season 2 from Pete Rock & CL Smooth.Netflix has released a new, behind-the-scenes video featuring executive producer, showrunner and series creator Cheo Hodari Coker and a[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 2: Cheo Hodari Coker Releases Episode Titles

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2: Cheo Hodari Coker Releases Episode Titles

Marvel's Luke Cage showrunner, executive producer and creator Cheo Hodari Coker posted the episode titles for season two on his Twitter account yesterday The titles are all classic songs, most of which come from Pete Rock and C L Smooth And like with any social media, somebody immediately told him that 'The Creator' should be[...]

Cheo Hodari Coker: How to Create a Franchise Within a Franchise

Cheo Hodari Coker: How to Create a Franchise Within a Franchise

Turns out it's less of an overseer situation and more of a curb scrapper thing. Marvel's Luke Cage creator and showrunner, Cheo Hodari Coker, put it best in an interview with Variety when he talked about getting involved in the series. One of the things that Jeph [Loeb] said is that, he described the Marvel television way[...]

Cheo Hodari Coker Thinks He Can Change Peoples Opinion of Iron Fist

Cheo Hodari Coker Thinks He Can Change People's Opinion of Iron Fist

With Marvel's Luke Cage season 2 coming out later this month, series showrunner, creator, and executive producer Cheo Hodari Coker has been hitting the publicity circuit to remind folks the show is coming back after two years He sat down with Chuck Creekmur of AllHipHop and talked both hip-hop and geek culture He talks about[...]

Luke Cage Season 2 Teaser: This June Its Bionic Arm Clobberin Time

Luke Cage Season 2 Teaser: This June, It's Bionic Arm Clobberin' Time!

If Daredevil releases before November 17th, that will make four Marvel Television series premiering seasons on the streaming service in less than 12 months (Punisher premiered in November 2017).Joining Colter and Missick on Marvel's Luke Cage for the second season are Alfre Woodard (Mariah Dillard), Theo Rossi (Hernan "Shades" Alvarez), Mustafa Shakir (John McIver), Gabrielle Dennis[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 1: Looking at the Blu-Ray Release

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 1: Looking at the Blu-Ray Release

Marvel's Luke Cage is now out on Blu-ray/DVD and collects the 13-episode series from showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker The series stars Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Mahershala Ali as Cornell Stokes/Cottonmouth, Simone Missick as Detective Misty Knight, Theo Rossi as Hernan Alvarez/Shades, Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis Stryker/Diamondback, Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple and Alfre Woodard as[...]

Variety Discusses Black Superheroes On The Screen

Variety Discusses Black Superheroes On The Screen

Writer Daniel Holloway has written an article for Variety Magazine discussing the surge of black superheroes into the realm of television and film for both Marvel and DC Comics as of late. From Luke Cage and Black Lightning hitting the small screens to Black Panther's own film and Cyborg's participation in Justice League movie, heroes of color […]

A Street Level Hero &#8211 What Makes Luke Cage Tick

A Street Level Hero – What Makes Luke Cage Tick

The video includes commentary from Mahershala Ali, Brian Michael Bendis, Method Man, Mike Colter, Cheo Hodari Coker, and Dapper Dan talking about what makes Luke Cage a hero Coker points out that this series has elements of both a Blaxplotation film and a western, comparing Cage to the characters played by John Wayne and others[...]

Luke Cage Showrunner Says He Wanted Prince To Appear In The Series

Luke Cage Showrunner Says He Wanted Prince To Appear In The Series

Taking to Twitter, showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker, explained that before Prince's all too soo death, he was going to try and get the star in for a cameo He planned to convince the muscian by showing the artist the swear jar that features throughout the series, a practice Prince famously upheld at Paisley Park.He explained:The "Swear Jar"[...]

Luke Cage &#8211 Modern Blaxploitation Meets The MCU

Luke Cage – Modern Blaxploitation Meets The MCU

Cheo Hodari Coker decided to bring in multiple villains, each with unique motivations and character Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes wanted power and control, things he didn't have as a kid He tried to rule Harlem with an iron grip but found things slipping through his fingers In the end he was betrayed by one of the[...]

Luke Cage &#8211 Harlems Street Level Hero

Luke Cage – Harlem's Street Level Hero

It includes A$ap Ferg, Method Man, plus Harlem style icon Dapper Dan and showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker all talking about the history and culture of Harlam and how you wouldn't see heroes like Captain America, Thor or Iron Man in that area.Marvel's Luke Cage debuts on Netflix September 30th.https://youtu.be/HMvMgsUOmXk[...]

Cheo Hodari Coker Addresses Heroes For Hire

Cheo Hodari Coker Addresses Heroes For Hire

Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker spoke with Decider about the upcoming series and addressed the pairing of the two characters.Will they be addressing Heroes for Hire in in the series?: Now in my mind — we don’t go into Heroes for Hire in Season One of Luke Cage* — Luke Cage Season One is ultimately[...]

From Hiding Out To Harlems Hero &#8211 Who Is Luke Cage

From Hiding Out To Harlem's Hero – Who Is Luke Cage

The video entitled, Who is Luke Cage includes interviews with Mike Coulter (Cage), Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple), Simone Missick (Misty Knight), and executive producer Cheo Hodari Coker We get an idea of the hero's journey that Cage must take to go from just hiding out to become Harlem's hero.Marvel's Luke Cage premieres September 30th.https://youtu.be/UpYOBK_wem8[...]

Luke Cage Featurette Takes A Closer Look At The Series Use Of Music

Luke Cage Featurette Takes A Closer Look At The Series' Use Of Music

In a new Luke Cage featurette, star Mike Colter, Method Man, Music Supervisor Adrian Younge, showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker and more discuss the use of hip-hop in the upcoming Netflix series.Big beats Bigger beat downs Check out the music behind the series #LukeCage pic.twitter.com/dT2rl0XDgS — Luke Cage (@LukeCage) August 31, 2016Luke Cage debuts September 30th on[...]

Harlem Empowerment And Updating A 70s Icon &#8211 Marvels Luke Cage

Harlem, Empowerment And Updating A 70's Icon – Marvel's Luke Cage

I sat down with the cast and creators of the show to talk to them about their goals, influences, and experiences in filming this newest addition to the Marvel family.Mike Colter (Luke Cage) and Cheo Hodari Coker (EP)First, we talked with Luke Cage himself, Mike Colter, and the Executive Producer, Cheo Hodari Coker, about the[...]

Luke Cage Reportedly To Make An Impact At Comic-Con

Luke Cage Reportedly To Make An Impact At Comic-Con

Which, when you think about it, is a fairly sensible plan.Deadline reports the upcoming Netflix series star Mike Colter will be at the convention to promote the program with showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker and co-star Alfre Woodward possibly joining him From the tone of their report, it sounds like this appearance will be a preview panel with some[...]

Cheo Hodari Coker Chosen As Showrunner For Marvels Luke Cage

Cheo Hodari Coker Chosen As Showrunner For Marvel's Luke Cage

Netflix and Marvel Television have selected Cheo Hodari Coker to be executive producer and showrunner of the series, Marvel’s Luke Cage Coker will write the first two episodes of the series that will premiere in 2016.Coker served as a co-executive producer on the second season of Ray Donovan, and was a supervising producer on SouthLAnd which earned a 2012 Peabody Award.Mike[...]