It appears that while fans would be getting their fix on the much awaited second season of the critically acclaimed “Marvel’s Daredevil,” the period of waiting for another Netflix original Marvel series would not be that long, as Luke Cage would come this year, too. The actor who will be playing the hero for hire character already revealed the release date for his own standalone series.
Back at the New York City premiere vent for the second season of “Marvel’s Daredevil,” cast members of the series were interviewed in a short video posted on the official “Daredevil” Twitter account. At the end, Luke Cage star Mike Colter also sat for an interview, where he unexpectedly revealed the release date for his standalone series “Marvel’s Luke Cage,” which will apparently be released almost six months from now.
“Daredevil premieres on March 18, and I will see the fans on September 30,” Colter said in the interview. “You heard it here first.”
“Well, obviously it’s going to be action packed from the beginning ’til the end,” he said. “Trust me.”
Colter first appeared as Luke Cage in the most recent Netflix Marvel Cinematic Universe “Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” where he played opposite the series’ main heroine Jessica Jones, before leaving her at the end of the series.
In a previous interview, Colter also talked about how his own standalone series would be like, how fans would fins his character after a sudden departure in “Jessica Jones,” and that it will be adapting the musicality that was used for “Jessica Jones.”
“Luke Cage is going to have soul, it’s going to have intensity, it’s going to have dark parts to it,” “I think what’s going to make it unique is also the musicality of it. There’s going to be a musical taste that you found a little bit in Jessica. Luke Cage is going to define itself in that way, and it’s going to define itself in the locations that we’re doing. It’s no secret that you’re going to find Luke Cage uptown after the [Jessica Jones] series is over, so the things that happen to him and Jessica will affect him. And then when you find him months later in Harlem, you’ll see him in a different setting. That’s going to be a setting that’s surrounded with different characters and different light all unto itself.”
Other upcoming Netflix MCU series include “Iron Fist,” a second season for “Jessica Jones,” and a rumored “The Punisher” spinoff.