Luke Cage knew he wasn't stepping into a cozy 9-5 gig when he took to reforming the troubled Thunderbolts in issue #144. Even so, writer Jeff Parker and artists Kev Walker and Marko Djurdjevic sure aren't making things easy for the steel-skinned hero
Since the rise of Brian Michael Bendis at Marvel, Luke Cage has enjoyed unforeseen levels of visibility, having joined and briefly led the Avengers and played a lynchpin role in the Marvel Universe at large. This
According to DigitalSpy, rumors are once again swirling that in the wake of another successful "Iron Man" picture, Marvel studios is moving forward with plans for a Luke Cage movie:
It's not exactly a new rumor -- there's been speculation for years that Marvel's been wanting to do a "Cage" movie, to the point where musician/actor/comics fan Tyrese Gibson was reportedly attached to star -- but with the character's continued rise in prominence in the Marvel Universe that includes being a core member of the Avengers (a franchise we already know Hollywood wants to take advantage of), the timing couldn't be better.
If there is a movie, I imagine it'll be similar to the more modern, Azzarello/Bendis take on the character, but while I know the chances of it actually happenin
With Norman Osborn's Dark Reign set to topple at the conclusion of Marvel's current "Siege" storyline, the only certainty for his secret band of Thunderbolts is catastrophe. Picking up the pieces from the game-changing event will require some heavy lifting, but Luke Cage is slated to step up to the task as he takes over one of the Marvel U's most dysfunctional teams this May