Today, Marvel announced through their official website the casting of Sonia Braga (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Brothers and Sisters) in "Marvel´s Luke Cage", the third Netflix Marvel series, as Claire Temple´s mother.
Of the casting, head of Marvel Television and series´ executive producer Jeph Loeb said: “In ‘Marvel’s Luke Cage,’ fans will now get a chance to see where Claire got the fire we love her for.”
Cheo Hodari Coker had this to say: “Sonia Braga? Rosario Dawson? ‘Nuff said. I'm tuning in. When it came to finding someone who was both formidable yet possessed a light touch, Sonia was the perfect choice and has been a Godsend.”
The Netflix series will star Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Alfre Woodard (Mariah Dillard), Simone Missick (Misty Knight), Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple) and Mahershala Ali (Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes).
Are you happy about the casting?