Marvel’s Luke Cage casting details revealed

Check out the 3 actors in the running for the Marvel’s Luke Cage Netflix TV show

Daredevil and Luke Cage hanging out
Daredevil and Luke Cage hanging out

Hot on the heels of the Jessica Jones casting, and according to Deadline Marvel have lined up three possible actors to take on the role of the super-strong, steel-skinned defender of the streets Luke Cage.

Cage is set to appear in six or seven episodes of Jessica Jones before getting his own show and then appearing in Marvel’s Defenders team-up, alongside Daredevil and Iron Fist.

The three in the running for Marvel’s street-level beefcake are:

1. Divergent’s Cleo Anthony is Luke Cage?

Luek Cage Cleo Anthony

2. The Following and The Good Wife’s Mike Colter is Luke Cage?

Luke Cage Mike Colter

3. Crisis and House Of Payne’s Lance Gross is Luke Cage?  

Luke Cage Lance Gross

Who’d be your pick for the Luke Cage role? Leave a comment and let us know!

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