“You don’t need to be bulletproof to be a superhero. Black women have always had superpowers; turning pain into progress. Harlem doesn’t need a hero,
it needs a Queen.” – Mariah Dillard
Marvel’s Luke Cage might be named after its superhero but today we are all about Harlem’s queen, Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard). Season 2 is about to hit Netflix on June 22nd and this final trailer is going to get you more than ready. Our formidable lady is faced with an unstoppable opponent this season: Bushmaster (Mustafa Shakir), a new and bulletproof threat to all of Harlem.
Mariah is one of the most intriguing characters on Luke Cage and this preview proves why—she handles foes, family, and Harlem’s future in her own damn way. Ready or not, here she comes…hit play on the final Luke Cage trailer below and start counting down ’til season 2 on June 22nd.
After clearing his name, Luke Cage has become a celebrity on the streets of Harlem with a reputation as bulletproof as his skin. But being so visible has only increased his need to protect the community and find the limits of who he can and can’t save. With the rise of a formidable new foe, Luke is forced to confront the fine line that separates a hero from a villain.