Mike Colter is going from The Good Wife villain to Marvel superhero. Colter, who recurs on The Good Wife as drug kingpin Lemond Bishop will play Luke Cage in Marvel's AKA Jessica Jones opposite Krysten Ritter. The current plan is he'll then headline his own Netflix series premiering after Jessica Jones.
"Mike embodies the strength, edge and depth of Luke Cage," Melissa Rosenberg, executive producer and showrunner of Jessica Jones, said in a statement. "We're excited to have him bring this iconic Marvel character to life."