“Marvel’s Luke Cage” has announced two new villains that will be part of Season 2, and they will be portrayed by Gabrielle Dennis and Mustafa Shakir.

New Villains in LukeCage Season 2

According to Entertainment Weekly, Mustafa Shakir will play John McIver, a charismatic gang leader described as someone who is focused on getting his vengeance. In the comic books, he popularly goes by the name Bushmaster, a criminal mastermind with frequent run-ins with Iron Fist and Luke Cage.

Gabrielle Dennis, on the other hand, will play a doctor named Tilda Johnson.

While she may appear harmless on the outside, she is actually a super-genius with a taste for evil and criminality. She is known as Nightshade in the comics. It is unclear, however, if characters Tilda Johnson and John McIver will work together in Luke Cage” Season 2.

According to Marvel, the Netfilx show's executive producer and showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker said that he can’t wait to show Shakir and Dennis’ character faces to the audience. The producer also added that both characters will definitely a “powerful additions” to Marvel and “Luke Cage.”

Dennis and Shakir are joining Theo Rossi in Season 2’s roster of villains.

Rossi, who will reprise his role as Shades, teased Parade that “Luke Cage is going down [in] Season 2.” The group of baddies in Season 2 will form some of the most Luke’s staunchest opponents in the comics; however, there are still some characters that fans are aching to see on the Netflix show.

Comic book villains fans want to see

Lonnie Lincoln, also known by his villain moniker Tombstone, was born with albinism and was bullied ever since he was young.

As he grew up, Lonnie turned to a life of crime and got involved with gangs in Harlem. In the comic books, he faced not just Mike Colter's character but also Daredevil, Iron Fist, Punisher, and Spider-Man.

Master of The World is another interesting character. Although he was a primary villain to Alpha Fight, he was also an antagonist to Luke and Iron Fist. Master of The World is an ancient creature who has lived for over 4,000 years.

He is a great hunter, but he does not have a very good social skill. Like most super-villains, Master of The World has one ultimate goal: to rule the entire world.

“Luke Cage” Season 2 is expected to premiere on Netflix in 2018. Before that, Mike Colter will appear as the bulletproof superhero in “The Defenders,” together with Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Charlie Cox as Daredevil and Finn Jones as Iron Fist.

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