Cheo Hodari Coker Named Showrunner of “Luke Cage”

By Qimmah Saafir Apr 01, 2015

Cheo Hodari Coker will be the executive producer and showrunner on the upcoming series "Luke Cage" set to air in 2016, Netflix and Disney’s Marvel Television has announced.

Coker is writing the first two episodes of the series, which will premiere and be available on Netflix. This will be a change of pace for Coker who started his career as a writer for publications such as Vice, Rolling Stone, Essence, and whose film credits include rap biopic "Notorious."