Netflix finally announced the premiere date of season two of Marvel’s Luke Cage. The action-packed drama will return on June 22, 2018 with Mike Colter reprising his role as Luke Cage. The series is based on the popular Marvel comics and airs exclusively on Netflix.
Netflix confirmed the premiere date with a short video featuring Colter as Luke Cage. In the 25 second video, Luke Cage warns, “You can’t burn me. You can’t blast me. And you definitely can’t break me. Want to test me? Step up, I’m right here!”
Four new photos also arrived from the upcoming second season. The new season will consist of 13 original episodes.
In addition to Mike Colter (Extinction), the season two cast includes Simone Missick (Ray Donovan), Alfre Woodard (The Lion King), Theo Rossi (Sons of Anarchy), Mustafa Shakir (The Deuce), Gabrielle Dennis (Rosewood), and Rosario Dawson (Marvel’s Daredevil). Cheo Hodari Coker (Ray Donovan) is the second season’s showrunner and executive produces with Jim Chory (Marvel’s Jessica Jones) and Marvel’s Head of Television Jeph Loeb. Lucy Liu (Future World) directed the upcoming season’s first episode.
About Marvel’s Luke Cage Season Two: After clearing his name, Luke Cage has become a celebrity on the streets of Harlem with a reputation as bulletproof as his skin. But being so visible has only increased his need to protect the community and find the limits of who he can and can’t save. With the rise of a formidable new foe, Luke is forced to confront the fine line that separates a hero from a villain.