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New EP: Wu-Tang Clan ‘Of Mics And Men’

The mighty Wu-Tang Clan debuted their Of Mics and Men docu-series on Showtime last week. In support of the four-part documentary directed by Sacha Jenkins, the legendary rap group release an official soundtrack. The project features four new songs, plus three skits that include bonus commentary and footage that did not make the documentary. RZA, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Masta Killa, Cappadonna, Nas and more all contribute to the new EP. In a statement about the soundtrack RZA says, “Wu-Tang...
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New Music: Ghostface Killah & RZA “On That Shit Again”

Less then 24 hours ago, Wu-Tang Clan announced their plans to drop a new EP this week in support of their Showtime docu-series Of Mics and Men. The Shaolin crew now release the first track off the project, as Ghostface Killah and RZA connect on “On That Shit Again.” Due May 17 via Mass Appeal Records, the EP features contributions by RZA, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Masta Killa, Cappadonna, Nas and more. Stream “On That Shit Again” and see the full track list below. Continue after the jump…. ...
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Former ‘Daredevil’ Showrunner Erik Oleson Sets Overall Deal at Amazon

Another Marvel-Netflix alum is making the move to Amazon. Erik Oleson, who was most recently the showrunner on “Daredevil,” has signed an overall deal at Amazon, Variety has learned. The news comes after it was announced in December that “Luke Cage” creator and showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker had signed a similar deal. “I want to tell […]
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‘Luke Cage’ Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker Signs Deal with Amazon

Netflix’s loss is Amazon’s gain. Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker has just signed a deal with Amazon to produce new TV projects for Amazon Prime. The news comes on the heels of Netflix cancelling Luke Cage, which Coker created and served as showrunner on for its two seasons. Maybe all the other cancelled Marvel Netflix showrunners can knock on Amazon’s door next. Two months ago, Netflix cancelled Cheo Hodari Coker’s show. Now, it looks like he has landed a much better deal with Amazon....
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‘Luke Cage’ Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker Sets Overall TV Deal With Amazon Studios

“Luke Cage” showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker has set an overall TV development deal with Amazon Studios. Coker comes to Amazon as the studio has been steadily beefing up its roster of exclusive talent deals under the direction of Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke, an alum of NBC, 20th Century Fox TV and other studios. The […]
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Luke Cage Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker Signs Amazon Overall Deal

Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker signs Amazon overall deal Following Netflix’s cancellation of Marvel’s Luke Cage two months ago, showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker has inked an overall deal with Amazon, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Coker will develop and produce TV projects for the streamer through his Fighting 99th Entertainment banner. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'...
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‘Nightwatch’ Movie No Longer Being Directed by Spike Lee

Earlier this year, word broke that none other than Spike Lee might be helming a new Marvel/Sony Spider-Man spin-off movie called Nightwatch. Now, that’s no longer the case. The BlacKkKlansman filmmaker gave a short but firm confirmation that he’s no longer attached to the project. Which asks a question: is Nightwatch happening at all now, or is it dead? Sony’s Marvel Universe successfully launched with Venom, and now they have Morbius, the Living Vampire in the works. Previously, though, wor...
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Superhero Bits: Leaked ‘Avengers 4’ Photo May Confirm [SPOILER], Daredevil Season 4 Seems Likely & More

Want to make your own Venom mask out of Flex Tape and Flex Seal? What are the chances of Daredevil getting a fourth season? When does the Ant-Man attraction open in Hong Kong Disneyland? Which MCU character may see action again in Avengers 4 according to a leaked set photo and toyline preview? Could Nick Fury be getting his own series on Disney’s streaming service? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Find out how to make a glowing Venom mask using Flex Tape and Flex Seal, ...
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Luke Cage Cancellation: Finn Jones and Show Creator React

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Finn Jones and Luke Cage creator react to cancellation Netflix dropped the surprise announcement yesterday that it would not give its acclaimed superhero series Luke Cage a third season, breaking the hearts of both fans and the crew involved in the show. Some of them have taken to social media to express their emotions over the Luke Cage cancellation, which you can check out below. RELATED: Netflix Cancels Marvel’s Luke Cage After Two Seasons Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker...
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Now ‘Luke Cage’ is Canceled at Netflix, Apparently No Longer Bulletproof

What’s the opposite of Sweet Christmas? Exactly one week after Iron Fist was canceled at Netflix, the streaming service has just axed another member of The Defenders from getting another season. Luke Cage has been canceled and will no longer be getting a third season order, which came as a surprise to showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker and his writers room. Get the details below. Deadline has word on Luke Cage canceled with a statement from Marvel and Netflix: “Unfortunately, Marvel’s Luke Cage wil...
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Netflix Cancels Marvel’s Luke Cage After Two Seasons

Netflix Cancels Marvel’s Luke Cage After Two Seasons For the second time this month, the ax has fallen on one of Marvel’s Netflix series. Luke Cage has been canceled, one week after Iron Fist was also shown the door at Netflix. Deadline broke the story about Luke Cage‘s demise, and added several additional details about how the end came about. As recently as last week, a third season order for Luke Cage was seen as a sure thing. The report indicates that the two sides grew far apart over the ...
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Sweet Christmas, Netflix and Marvel Just Canceled Luke Cage, Too

Just a week after it shockingly put an end to Iron Fist after a promising second season, Netflix and Marvel have pulled the plug on another of their superhero shows. The streaming service has confirmed that after two seasons, Luke Cage is canceled.Read more...
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Netflix's 'Luke Cage' producer talks about returning for season 2 after the success of 'Black Panther'

"Luke Cage" producer Gail Barringer spoke to Business Insider about the show and the importance of representation in superhero stories after "Black Panther." She also discussed balancing the expectations of the show and those of the greater Netflix Marvel universe that includes "Jessica Jones" and "Daredevil." She spoke about whether mass shootings in America cast a shadow over another Netflix Marvel show, "The Punisher." When "Black Panther" opened in theaters earlier this year, it became a...
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Luke Cage's Showrunner Says His Harshest Critics Helped Him Make the Second Season Bulletproof

Before Black Panther and Black Lightning were bringing epic, distinctly black superhero stories to the big and small screens, Luke Cage set out to tell a poignant, timely story about just what it would mean for a black man to be gifted with near-invulnerability in a world trying to destroy him.Read more...
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‘Luke Cage’ Season 2 Showrunner Reveals How Mike Colter Changed Finale Ending

“Marvel’s Luke Cage” Season 2 ended with quite a twist. Luke became the crime boss of Harlem, and he looked more like a villain than a Defender when overlooking his new club. Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker told International Business Times about the twist ending and how he had written it a little differently. 
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Ask a Showrunner: ‘Luke Cage’ Season 2: A New Villain and Respectability Politics

As the Marvel series returns, Cheo Hodari Coker discusses changes for the second season and the superhero’s perceived conservatism.
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Terminator 6 Set Photos Reveal Our First Look at Sarah Connor's Triumphant Return

New set pictures from the next Terminator give us our first look at Linda Hamilton back in action. Zachary Quinto offers a brief hint on the next Star Trek film. George Clooney could direct a new scifi movie. Plus, Swamp Thing casting rumors, and Cheo Hodari Coker on the villains of Luke Cage season two. Spoilers,…Read more...
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‘Luke Cage’ Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker on Tweaking Bushmaster and Nightshade for Netflix [Interview]

When Luke Cage (Mike Colter) made his first appearance in Marvel’s Jessica Jones, he was the long awaited personification of one of Marvel’s seminal black superheroes. His own show was up next. Now that season 2 is here, Luke Cage is joined by Black Panther in theaters and Black Lightning on network TV – black superheroes are finally coming into their own on the big and small screens. Season 2 of Luke Cage picks up with Luke trying to keep a low profile in Harlem but it’s even harder now that p...
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‘Luke Cage’ Star, Showrunner Talk Season 2, New Villains and Reg E. Cathey

In the upcoming “Luke Cage” Season 2, the titular Marvel hero has moved out of the shadows and is now a well-known part of the Harlem community. “This season, the stakes have risen because Luke’s expected to be a leader in a community that has a lot of problems,” series star Mike Colter told Variety. “In his […]
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Luke Cage Season 2: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Netflix has found its niche when it comes to their Marvel series. But not all of their series are created equal. Most people were left unimpressed with Iron Fist, partly because of the blandness of Danny Rand. Although I was initially excited about Jessica Jones’ second season, I found it hard to get to the end. But…Read more...
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‘Creed II’ Screenwriter on Apollo Creed’s Legacy and Crying During the First Movie [Exclusive]

Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker spoke with /Film by phone this week about the second season of his show. We’ll bring you the full interview next week, but during the interview, we got to ask him about writing the sequel to Creed, which brings back Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren), with a son of his own to fight Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan). “It’s about the legacies of sons haunted by their fathers,” Coker said. “Even though Drago is alive, his son is haunted by him because Drago is a b...
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‘Luke Cage’ Season 2 Review: Compelling Drama Gives Way to the Usual Netflix Pacing Problems

Marvel and Netflix’s Luke Cage returns for a complex, emotional season that increases the stakes while also suffering the same pacing problems of every other Marvel/Netflix show.  What It’s About Luke Cage (Mike Colter), a former cop/ex-con/very muscular man, is a bullet-proof, super-strong superhero from Harlem. Since the events of Luke Cage season 1 (and The Defenders ), Luke has become a celebrity. The people in his neighborhood look up to him, major brands like Nike want t...
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‘Luke Cage’ Season 2 Featurette: How the Netflix Series Taps Into the Music of Harlem

It’s not just the bulletproof hero or the Harlem setting that sets Luke Cage apart from the other Marvel Netflix shows — it’s the music. Netflix has released a new Luke Cage featurette diving into the new music and artists who are working on the second season of the Marvel-Netflix series. And it sounds like the season 2 music has stepped it up a notch. Luke Cage Season 2 Music Music is of the utmost importance when half of the show takes place in a ritzy night club that used to function...
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Watch Misty Knight and Colleen Wing Beat Up Some Fools In This ‘Luke Cage’ Season 2 Clip

Luke Cage season 2 drops on Netflix later this month, and if you’re not hyped yet, this clip might do the trick. In this Luke Cage season 2 clip, Misty Knight  and Colleen Wing have a friendly conversation with some gentleman at a bar. And by “conversation”, I mean they kick the crap out of these guys. Luke Cage Season 2 Clip In Marvel comics, Colleen Wing and Misty Knight team up to form Daughters of the Dragon. Netflix and Marvel haven’t greenlit a Daughters of the Dragon spin-off yet...
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Norman Lear, Julie Plec, Cheo Hodari Coker on Becoming Masters of TV Universes

The universe has quickly become the place to be. Such companies as Marvel have taken over the film world with their intricately plotted universes, in which individual projects are tied together by sharing characters, settings and plot points. DC Entertainment has films including “Justice League,” with plenty of other examples either already released or on […]
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Luke Cage’s showrunner treats every season like a hip-hop concept album

Cheo Coker, showrunner and creator of Marvel's Luke Cage series, discusses why he wants to break Netflix, how season 2 is like Beyonce's Lemonade album, and where Luke Cage falls in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The post Luke Cage’s showrunner treats every season like a hip-hop concept album appeared first on Digital Trends.
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‘Luke Cage’ Season 2 Clip: Luke Shows Off His Super Strength

Luke Cage (Mike Coulter) is really loving the hero worship. The hero of Harlem gained cult status after he defeated the sinister Diamondback at the end of Luke Cage season 1, and now he may be getting a little too big for his (pretty big) britches. Now, in a new Luke Cage season 2 clip, Luke can be seen basking in the glow of celebrity as he takes on the NFL draft, breaking all kinds of NFL records without breaking a sweat. Well, he kinda breaks a sweat. Luke Cage Season 2 Clip How do y...
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‘Creed 2’ Begins Filming, Sylvester Stallone Excitedly Shares Video From Set

Get pumped up for round two of Creed. Creed 2 filming is officially underway and star Sylvester Stallone shared a delightful Instagram video from the movie’s Philadelphia set. But as we eagerly anticipate the next movie in the franchise, Stallone is more than happy to take you on a trip down memory lane. “You know the old cliché that it ‘seems like yesterday’… but it does,” Stallone writes in the caption of his Instagram video from the Philadelphia set of Creed 2. Stallone released the behin...
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Annabella Sciorra Cast as Season 2 Villain in Marvel’s Luke Cage

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Annabella Sciorra cast as season 2 villain in Marvel’s Luke Cage The Emmy-nominated Soprano’s actress Annabella Sciorra has been cast by Marvel in season two of Netflix’s original series Luke Cage as a major villain. Sciorra’s character, Rosalie Carbone, plays a key role in the upcoming second season, described as a “dangerous downtown criminal underworld power play with an eye, and an agenda, toward Harlem.” Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker is excited to have Sciorr...
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Spike Lee to Possibly Helm Nightwatch Superhero Film

Spike Lee to possibly helm Nightwatch superhero film According to Variety, Spike Lee may direct a superhero movie for Sony Pictures based on the Marvel character Nightwatch. Lee’s involvement in the project is reportedly in the early stages and has yet to comment on the potential film, which would be written by Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker. In the Marvel Universe, Nightwatch was first introduced in 1993 as the alter ego of African-American scientist Dr. Kevin Trench. Trench witnesse...
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