The Man Behind Luke Cage Told Us How He Pitched the Show to Netflix

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On September 30, Luke Cage will premiere on Netflix, officially joining its fellow Marvel TV adaptations Daredevil and Jessica Jones on the service. Much like its sister shows, Luke Cage takes viewers into a gritty universe, this time set in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood. In a recent interview with Vulture at San Diego Comic-Con, Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker spoke about the shows and films that influenced his creation of the world in which we’ll get to see Cage kick countless asses.

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How Luke Cage’s Showrunner Pitched to Netflix