Born and raised in Harlem, Carl Lucas spent his youth in a gang called the Bloods. With his friend Willis Stryker, he fought the rival gang the Diablos and committed petty thefts, often on behalf of deformed crimelord Sonny Caputo, a.k.a. Hammer. After realising his actions were hurting his family he adopts the alias Luke Cage and donning a distinctive costume, he launches a career as a Hero for Hire, helping anyone who could meet his price.
Marvel casts Annabella Sciorra as Luke Cage season 2 villain
Sciorra will play Rosalie Carbone, “a dangerous downtown criminal underworld power player with an eye, and an agenda, toward Harlem.” Sciorra had a season-long arc on HBO’s The Sopranos, starred in Jungle Fever, and also has a recurring role on the upcoming second season of Netflix’s G.L.O.W.