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- Posted on July 14, 2018 Woodard shares her insight, experience, and personal history and how it shaped Mariah. If you still haven’t tuned in to the second season of “Marvel’s Luke Cage” on Netflix, you can still watch this bonus clip! In this spoiler-free interview, the hosts of This Week in Marvel sit down with the (...)

- Posted on July 12, 2018 Luke Cage is back for a second season and this time around, it’s all about the ladies. Alfre Woodard and Gabrielle Dennis are two of the series’ stars and we sat down with them to find out how they feel about the state of Black women in Hollywood. Gabrielle Dennis says she has certainly noticed the shift (...)

- Posted on June 28, 2018 Alfre Woodard has long been one of the busiest working actors of her generation, and she’s got four Emmys, three SAG Awards, and an Oscar nomination to show for it. Jumping into the Marvel universe, however, didn’t seem like the most obvious choice for the stage and screen vet. (...)

- Posted on June 22, 2018 Season 2 of Marvel’s “Luke Cage” on Netflix wasted no time in clarifying the goals of one of its most polarizing characters. “You will find there is something in common with the rappers, the moguls, the politicians and the hustlers that come to Paradise looking for something,” Mariah Dillard (...)

- Posted on June 21, 2018 Every great superhero film or show is elevated by its villain. In Marvel’s Luke Cage Alfre Woodard smolders as the ambitious and ruthless Mariah Dillard, Queen of Harlem. The local councilwoman comes from “old money,” stacked high and wide on the misdeeds of her cousins, The Stokes. In season one, she walked (...)