“Marvel’s Luke Cage” is produced by Marvel Television in association with the ABC Studios for Netflix. They have publicised the fact that Sonia Braga, who is three-time Golden Globe nominee, is joining the cast of “Luke Cage”.
Sonia Braga is joining the cast as Soledad Temple, the mother of Claire Temple played by Rosario Dawson. In the series, Claire is shown as a very bold personality whom every fan loves.
The decision of casting Braga as the mother is because they wanted a mother who is as powerful as Claire herself and she could deliver such performance as is necessary. Sonia Braga has given hits like “Royal Pains,” “Warehouse 13,” “Brothers and Sisters,” “Sex and the City.” The role of Claire will be played by Rosario Dawson.
According to Marvel, the executive Head, Jeph Loeb said that the followers will now get a chance to witness two strong women. Also when it came to choosing Sonia for the role, she was perfect as they wanted somebody who possessed a light touch yet be daunting. The first two episodes of the series will be written by Cheo Hodari Coker apart from being the showrunner and the Executive Producer. Previously it was announced that the lead role of Luke Cage will be performed by Mike Colter.
According to Comingsoon.net, Luke Cage will have to fight for his city and will even come face to face with his past, which once he had buried. After a vandalizing experience, Luke Cage becomes an escapee and tries to build his life again in New York City. But he will soon be pulled out of those shadows.
The character of Luke Cage is the most popular among the street level heroes who possess superhuman strength and power. Other cast members include Simmock Missick as Misty Night, Theo Rossi as shades, Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard and many others. The series will premiere in 2016, wherever Netflix is available.
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