After the success of "Daredevil," Marvel is gearing up for the release of its other Netflix series, including "Luke Cage," which just announced some big casting news.
"Sons of Anarchy" alum Theo Rossi has joined the series as Shades (a.k.a. Alvarez), an antagonist of the titular hero and well-known criminal who's described as "relentless and menacing, smooth and manipulative, street smart and controlling," per The Hollywood Reporter.
In addition to Rossi, Rosario Dawson, who played Claire Temple on "Daredevil," will reprise that role for "Cage." THR notes that Claire serves as a love interest for Cage in the comics, though she's already filling that role for the titular character on "Daredevil," so it remains to be seen if that will also be the plan with this new series.
Rossi and Dawson join actor Mike Colter, who plays Cage, described as "a wrongly accused man who obtains superstrength after a sabotaged experiment and escapes prison to become a superhero for hire."
No release date for the series has been set. Stay tuned.
[via: The Hollywood Reporter]
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