'Marvel's Luke Cage': Mike Colter Posts Heartfelt Life Update

Netflix's now cancelled Marvel's Luke Cage was a special series, one that celebrated much more than just a superhero. Series star Mike Colter is part of why the show worked, his brightness and humanity truly bringing the character to life.

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Mike Colter as Luke Cage, Photo by David Lee/Netflix


Following the surprising news that Luke Cage had gone the way of Marvel's Iron Fist (cancelled), Colter posted a bit of a life update on his Instagram, sharing some pretty important news as well as thanking fans:

He also posted this one, which is a bit more sad:

We're hoping that Netflix will keep Marvel's Jessica Jones, but only time will tell.

About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool. 

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

 Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

 Though she be but little, she is fierce. #MabTheProfessional