The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a ever growing beast. With The Runaways, now both Netflix and Hulu boast Marvel programs that help fans reach every possible corner of the universe. The Netflix shows especially find new ways of branching out narratives that can only be reached through this platform. With their outstanding success, it is no surprise that these shows were almost all renewed for more seasons. Jessica Jones season 2 wrapped production a few months ago. Filming for Daredevil season 3 began last week. Iron Fist season 2 begins production soon next month. The Punisher will more than likely get renewed due to the great reception. This of course depends on what other updates come from the newly announced Disney exclusive streaming service. What stage is season 2 of Luke Cage currently in? The actors and crew from the show took to social media recently to provide fans with an update.
Cast members Simone Missick and Grabrielle Dennis took to Instagram to unveil photos from the season 2 wrap party. Missick will reprise her role as Misty Knight and newcomer Dennis will be playing Tilda Johnson. It was revealed earlier this year that Knight will now feature her bionic arm from the comics (see picture above). Meanwhile, Johnson is described as an outstanding doctor from Harlem who always finds herself in trouble. Fans may recognize the name from the scandalous marvel villain Nightshade. Fans will have to wait to know more details on how this character is specifically introduced and portrayed in the season. In the meantime, check out their photos from the party to add fuel to your excitement!
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D O U B L E • T A K E S • 1) This lady is my friend, and stunt double. She will kick your ass. She makes me look good. @jenel_stunts is the TRUTH and the #doramilaje you will love to watch. 2)She’s also doubled @pittmankaren (who some of y’all think) is my sister from another mister, aka #inspectorridley 😊no, we are not the same person. But I ❤️her. 3)My stand in Ketsia is #goals on so many levels, inside and out. #sisterhood #lukecage #season2 #ladiesoflukecage #blackgirlmagic #standin #stunts
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Some of you may know that I've been working on @marvelslukecage the past several months and last night we got to celebrate a little…HUGE thanks to creator @cheo_hodari_coker and all the producers like @mashaka74 who had a hand in bringing me on board this season! I can NOT wait for you all to catch SEASON 2…coming soon…I just don't know when yet lol #AboutLastNight #LukeCage #Season2 #WrapParty #GabrielleDennis #Tilda #Netflix #Marvel #Grateful #CantWait
Luke Cage and Jessica Jones managed to wrap filming for new seasons the same year that The Defenders was released. When your successful universe is only showing more opportunities to grow- time is money. One should expect both of these shows to be released next year. Daredevil could possibly see a late 2018 or early 2019 release depending on how the production goes.
Season 2 will have Cage face new threats such as Dennis’ Tilda Johnson and Mustafa Shakir as the Bushmaster- a powerful new crime boss out with a vengeance. Iron Fist will also be stopping by to help out in this conflict. Returning cast members include Rosario Dawson, Theo Rossi, and Alfre Woodard.
Stay tuned for more updates on the MCU leading up to the release of Black Panther next February- Andrew J. Salazar (@yokis101 on Twitter)
Marvel’s Luke Cage – A hoodie-wearing, unbreakable ex-con fights to clear his name and save his neighborhood. He wasn’t looking for a fight, but the people need a hero.
Starring Mike Colter, Rosario Dawson, Simone Missick, Alfre Woodard, and Theo Rossi, Erik LaRay Harvey, and Mahershala Ali
Stream season 1 only on Netflix!