Following early rumors that spread online last month, the actor Michael Colter announced that the second season of “Luke Cage” will be shot on May 7, 2017.

He has confirmed through a tweet [VIDEO]that the series will premiere in December 2018. Most of the scenes will be shot in Edinburgh, Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City. Michael also hints at the characters of Shades, Mariah Dillard, and Diamondback, saying that they may return from the first season.

A popular television show

“Luke Cage,” is one of the most popular web television programs. Cheo Hodari Coker has created the show for Netflix, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.

The program features Mahershala Ali, Erik LaRay, Theo Rossi, Simone Missick, Alfre Woodard, and Rosario Dawson. Development of the first season began in 2013, with Coker serving as the showrunner.

Michael Colter reveals that the series focuses on a courageous man, Luke, who attempts to rebuild his life in Harlem. But it’s not easy as he has to face a lot of problems. Meanwhile, Luke prepares himself for a battle in the heart of his city.

The technical team behind ‘Luke Cage’

Stephanie Maslansky designed costumes for “Jessica Jones,” and “Daredevil.” He is recruited as a costume designer for “Luke Cage.” Visual effects will be completed by FuseFX, with Anderson serving as the visual effects assistant. In April 2017, Ali Shaheed and Adrian Younge were recruited to compose the score for the series.

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Ali and Adrian say that they took inspiration from Ennio Morricone, and Wu-Tang Clan, for the new season of “Luke Cage.”

The show will be available for the streaming giant, Netflix, in all territories. It will also be released in high dynamic range and Ultra HD 4K. On Rotten Tomatoes, the show has an approved rating of 8 out of 10 based on 56 critics. On Metacritic, its score is 78 out of 100 based on 32 reviews.

The first season received numerous awards and nominations, including two Hollywood Music in Media Awards, three People's Choice Awards, five NAACP Image Awards, and seven MTV Movie & TV Awards. Brian Lowry from Variety described it a show with an amazing story and great star cast.

Alasdair Wilkins from The A.V. Club gave the first season a rating of B+, saying that the show is well-structured. Jeff Jensen from Entertainment Weekly stated that the first half of the program is quite impressive. Its production value is not too shabby.