Casting News: Marvel Fills Role of Luke Cage In Upcoming Netflix Series

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In case you haven't heard, fan-favorite superhero Luke Cage will appear in the +Netflix series 'AKA Jessica Jones' and also in a solo series. Earlier this month we learned Krysten Ritter would play Jones, but the highly coveted part of Cage was still a mystery.

Well, today we learned who'll play the superpowered Cage, and he's an actor who's been rumored to be in the running for the part for weeks.

Marvel Tweeted the official press release announcing Mike Colter will join Ritter in the Netflix Original Series, which debuts sometime in 2015 (word has it May 1 might be the exact date).

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Check out the full press release below and let me know what you think.