As Netflix gets set to debut “Daredevil”, “Luke Cage” showrunner is revealed

Marvel: Daredevil (Netflx)


With Daredevil set to debut in the UK on 1oth April on the digital broadcaster, Cynopsis reports Netflix and Disney’s Marvel Television has tapped Cheo Hodari Coker (Ray Donovan) as Executive Producer and showrunner for Luke Cage, the hero series set to premiere next year.

The two companies previously announced that Mike Colter (American Horror Story: Coven) will play the title character after he makes an appearance on sister series A.K.A. Jessica Jones.


Marvel’s Daredevil is a live action series starring Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll and Vincent D’Onofrio that follows the journey of attorney Matt Murdock, who in a tragic accident was blinded as a boy but imbued with extraordinary senses.
Murdock sets up practice in his old neighbourhood of Hell’s Kitchen, New York where he now fights against injustice as a respected lawyer by day and masked vigilante at night.
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The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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