It seems we are getting more info for the new Marvel series, Luke Cage. More rumors are now circulating about the upcoming Luke Cage series, this includes the main villain of the series as well as Luke?s love interest and some other plot details.
According to Heroic Hollywood, the new series will have Willis Stryker (also known as Diamondback) as the main villain ? and it was also discovered that ?as some stated that he was also a villain in the 2004 movie script.
And Cage?s love interest will be Reva Connors. As a backstory, both Stryker and Cage were friends and attracted to Connors. But Connors chose Cage over Stryker, as a result, Stryker framed Cage and was sent to prison, where he will supposed to gain his superpowers and escape from prison.
As for the synopsis of the series, this what we got so far, but this could be change at any time by Marvel, since of course, this is still a rumor.
?Luke Cage is a former gang member who is framed for a crime. In prison, he volunteers for a medical experiment that goes awry, giving him super strength and bulletproof skin. Using his newfound powers, Cage escapes and becomes a hero for hire. His archenemy is Willy Stryker, a former childhood friend from Harlem. The two committed petty crimes together, and both fell for the same woman, Reva Connors, which led to their eventual falling out. It was Stryker who framed Cage for a drug deal that sent him to prison.?
As for some confirmed news, Alfre Woodard (True Blood) has been cast in the series for a lead role. According to reports, she could be playing the role as Black Mariah; a villain in the Luke Cage and Iron Fist comics.
But before the Luke Cage series starts to kick in, we?ll expect to see him first in Marvel?s Jessica Jones series. Luke Cage will be portrayed by Mike Colter and the series will be a Netflix exclusive.