Cheo Hodari Coker will serve as the Executive Producer and Showrunner of Marvel’s Luke Cage, Marvel announced on Tuesday.
Coker, who has served as co-executive producer on season two of Ray Donovan, will be writing the first two episodes of the series. His previous work also includes serving as a supervising producer on the fourth season of Southland, which garnered the team a 2012 Peabody Award.
Coker’s writing credentials don’t end their either. He started his writing career as a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times an authored the book Unbelievable: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of The Notorious B.I.G..
Marvel’s Luke Cage will premiere in 2016 everywhere Netflix is available. Mike Colter will play Luke Cage.