Luke Cage, the newest series in the Marvel / Netflix partnership is premiering on September 30th. Up until now we haven’t had any indication as to what villains we can expect to see in the new show.
New photos from the set reveal Erik LaRay Harvey in costume as Willis Stryker, a Marvel villain who goes by the name Diamondback in the comic books. In the source materials, Diamondback is a member of the Serpent Society, a business enterprise of criminals. It has also been revealed that Diamondback won’t be the only member of the Serpent Society joining the show, back in September, Mahershala Ali from House of Cards was cast as Cornell Stokes aka Cottonmouth, a Harlem nightclub owner who’s criminal activities will threaten Luke’s world.
The images have surfaced on a few websites including First Look, SuperheroHype and ComingSoon.net and some have popped up on Twitter. Below is one of the tweets and you can find the full gallery of photos at First Look‘s website. They include images of Rosario Dawson and Alfre Woodard.