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Luke Cage "The Creator" S02E11 and "Can't Front On Me" S02E12 Review

Released Sunday, 27th September 2020
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The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents Haley and Michelle discuss the Netflix series Luke Cage season 2 episodes “The Creator” and “Can’t Front On Me.” The Agents debrief you on the penultimate Luke Cage series episodes, what Nightshade reveals, Stan Lee’s cameo, why Shades is the voice of reason and the codes of criminals, why 1980s flashbacks are personal, napkin contracts, how Bushmaster’s motivations are finally revealed, Mariah’s continued delusional entitlement, the epic Bushmaster and Luke Cage team-up, the agents predictions for the series final and missed series opportunities. Stay tuned after the credits for a few minutes of Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bonus audio.

THIS TIME ON LEGENDS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.:

  • Luke Cage “The Creator” and “Can’t Front On Me”
 
LUKE CAGE “THE CREATOR” AND ”CAN’T FRONT ON ME” [2:57]

  • Luke Cage “The Creator” and “Can’t Front On Me” premiered on Netflix June 22nd, 2018 along with the entirety of season 2.
 
Main Cast:

Mike Colter                                Luke Cage
Simone Missick                          Misty Knight
Theo Rossi                                 Hernan 'Shades' Alvarez
Gabrielle Dennis                         Tilda Johnson
Mustafa Shakir                           John 'Bushmaster' McIver
Alfre Woodard                            Mariah Dillard
LaTanya Richardson Jackson       Mama Mabel Stokes
Karen Pittman                            Deputy Chief Priscilla Ridley
Curtiss Cook                              'Pistol Pete' Stokes
Sahr Ngaujah                             Anansi
Kevin Mambo                             Sheldon Shaw
Justin Swain                               Detective Mark Bailey
John Clarence Stewart                Alex Wesley
Rey Lucas                                  Detective Tomas Ciancio
Henry Yuk                                 Hai-Qing Yang
Shannon Harris                          Gwen
Ashley D. Kelley                         Young Nurse
Mekhi Hewling                            Young John McIver
Toree Alexandre                        Young Mariah
Jayden D. Brown                        Young Cornell
Chaundre Hall-Broomfield           Younger Ben Donovan
Jeff Auer                                   Terence Rogers
George Pogatsia                         Italian Thug
Krista Donargo                           Female Pastry Chef
Felix Betancourt                         Ricky
Angel Dillemuth                          Tony
Desmond Elisha Dennis               Young Anansi
Melissa Vassell                           Young Ingrid
L'Antoinette Stines                      Maddah Myrie
Alex Allen                                  Young Nigel
Antwayne Eccleston                    Young Sheldon
Annabella Sciorra                       Rosalie Carbone
Louie Gasparro                          Anibal Izqueda
Marcus Choi                               Eric Hong
Ninja N. Devoe                           Aisha Axton
LaTonya Borsay                         Janis
Cassandra Freeman                    Patricia Wilson
Darius Kaleb                              Lonnie Wilson
Tim Moriarty                              A.U.S.A. Colin Dunbar
Jeremiah Craft                           D.W. Griffith
Tarah Rodgers                           Stephanie aka Billie
Sean Ringgold                            Sugar
Melissa Rakiro                            Stephanie's Sister

Rest Of Season Cast:

Joniece Abbott-Pratt                   Etta Lucas
Amanda Anthony                        Club Goer (uncredited)
Aviel Ayoung                             Broker #3
Michelle Beck                             Drea Powell
Stephanie Berry                         Older Woman
Paul Bomba                               Detective
Carme Boixadera                       Model #1
LaTonya Borsay                         Janis
Todd Bowles                              Todd Bowles
Kristoffe Brodeur                        NYPD (uncredited)
Donald Brooks                            Styler #2
Mike Cabellon                             Young Man
Steven Cachie Brown                  Styler #1
Hakim Callender                         Mortimer 'Mr. Fish' Norris
Geoffrey Canada                                    Geoffrey Canada
Timothy Carter                           Chris Murray
Reg E. Cathey                            James Lucas
Mister Cee                                 DJ Mister Cee
Jadakiss                                    Jadakiss
Jason Chu                                  Broker #1
Gary Clark Jr.                            Gary Clark Jr.
Dapper Dan                               Dapper Dan
Rosario Dawson                         Claire Temple
Richardson Desil                         Harlem Dad
Alyma Dorsey                            EMT #2
D-Nice                                       D-Nice
Faith Evans                                Faith Evans
Venida Evans                             Elderly Neighbor
Michael Fearon                           Jerome
Peter Jay Fernandez                   Captain Tom Ridenhour
Jamar Greene                            Goon
R.A. Guirand                              Gideon Shaw
Carlos Guity                               Father
Donald Harrison                         Donald Harrison
Elden Henson                             Foggy Nelson
Jessica Henwick                          Colleen Wing
Jemele Hill                                 Jemele Juanita Hill
Stefan Holdbrook                        Mouse
Stephen Horst                            Partier
Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram         Kingfish
Joi                                            Joi
Camrus Johnson                         Torre
Danny Johnson                           Ben Donovan
Finn Jones                                 Danny Rand
Los Jones                                  Ray Ray
Ron Cephas Jones                      Bobby Fish
Thomas Q. Jones                        Comanche
Darius Kaleb                              Lonnie Wilson
Ghostface Killah                         Ghostface Killah
Christopher King                        C.J. Powell
Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram         Kingfish
Harlin C. Kearsley                      Handyman
Freddie Kuguru                          Patron
Aurora Leonard                          Cara
Eric Lockley                               Corner Kid
Ian Lyons                                  John Epps
Mitchell L. Mack                          Skinny Grunt
Stephen Marley                          Stephen Marley
Shauna Miles                             Mother
Jason Millner                              Broker #2
Dorian Missick                            Dontrell 'Cockroach' Hamilton
Ivan Moore                                Joe
Rob Morgan                               Turk Barrett
Malcolm C. Murray                      Waiter
Warren Raven Neal                    Styler
Melanie Nyema                          Melanie Nyema
Andrew Pang                             Detective Chang
Chinua B. Payne                         Yellow Shirt
Khalil' La'Marr Pickett                  Styler
Victor Plajas                              Tiburon One
Macc Plaise                                Nigel Garrison
Tijuana Ricks                             Thembi Wallace
Denim Roberson                         Black Shirt
Erika Rolfsrud                            Mrs. Hansen
Justin Ruff                                 Young Botanist
Otto Sanchez                             Arturo 'El Rey' Gomez III
John Scurti                                Dr. Gabe Krasner
Taylor Selé                                Brendan
Chaz Lamar Shepherd                Raymond 'Piranha' Jones
Thomas Silcott                           Larry
Derrick Simmons                        EMT #1
Smokey Sims                             Spectator (uncredited)
Heather Simms                          Auntie Ingrid
Alexander Smalls                       Alexander Smalls
Antonique Smith                         Detective Nandi Tyler
Carolyn Michelle Smith                Wendy Dunnavant
Michael Smith                            Michael Smith
Esperanza Spalding                    Esperanza Emily Spalding
Sophia Stephens                                    Sophia Stephens
Harold Surratt                            Robert
Bisserat Tseggai                         Lola
Aseem Tiwari                             Technician Steve
Angie Torres                              Model #2
Jacob Wallach                            Joey Ross
Jamal Warren                            Styler
Jeorge Bennett Watson               Mark Higgins
Frank Whaley                             Detective Rafael Scarfe
Jade Wu                                    Connie Lin
Adrian Younge                           Adian Younge
 
S2E11 "The Creator" 
Directed By: Stephen Surjik
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0839660/?ref_=tt_ov_dr  
62 Directing credits starting 1985
1x X-Files
1x Eureka
6x Warehouse 13
10x Burn Notice
1x Arrow
1x The Flash
1x The Defenders
1x The Punisher
2x Luke Cage
2x Iron Fist
4x Daredevil
1x Runaways
3x The Gifted
3x Jessica Jones
3x Lost in Space
2x The Witcher

Written By: Nicole Mirante-Matthews
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0592254/?ref_=ttfc_fc_… 
8 Writing credits starting 2001
3x Any Day Now
4x Huff
1x The Nine
1x Cane
2x Law & Order: Criminal Intent
8x NCIS
2x Luke Cage
2x The Walking Dead

Written By: Matthew Lopes
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3259064/?ref_=ttfc_fc_… 
5 Writing credits starting 2014
1x WWE Raw
1x WWE Smackdown!
1x WWE Main Event
2x Luke Cage
 
E12 “Can't Front on Me”
Directed By: Everardo Gout   
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0332740/?ref_=tt_ov_dr 
15 Directing credits starting 1997
2x Banshee
3x Here on Earth
1x Luke Cage
2x Sacred Lies
9x Mars
1x The Terror
1x Snowpiercer

Written By: Aïda Mashaka Croal
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3050611/?ref_=ttfc_fc_… 
5 Writing credits starting 2007
12x One Life to Live
2x TURN: Washington’s Spies
2x Jessica Jones
4x Luke Cage

Cheo Hodari Coker was the showrunner of the entire series of Luke Cage

NEWS [28:36]

TOP NEWS STORY OF THE WEEK

Here's the MCU Phase 4 Release Schedule, Following Black Widow's Latest Move
https://www.cbr.com/mcu-phase-4-release-dates-2020…

  • The six-episode WandaVision was originally slated to be the second MCU Disney+ series, but will now kick off Phase Four instead. While the show's exact release date is unknown, Disney has confirmed WandaVision will release sometime before the end of the year.
  • Originally slated to premiere on May 1, Cate Shortland's Black Widow has now been delayed to May 07, 2021.
  • Originally slated to premiere before Eternals, Destin Daniel Cretton's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will now be the second film of Phase Four, releasing on July 9, 2021.
  • Cholé Zhao's Eternals is now set for release on November 5, 2021.
  • The Falcon and The Winter Soldier will likely air its six episodes in early 2021
  • Also six episodes, Loki is expected in early 2021
  • What If...? is a ten-episode animated anthology series scheduled for mid-2021.
  • Right now, a sequel to 2019's Spider-Man: Far From Home helmed by director Jon Watts is slated to release on Dec. 17, 2021.
  • Directed by Taika Waititi, Thor: Love and Thunder will be the fourth installment in the God of Thunder's film series and is set for release on February 11, 2022
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which is slated for Mar. 25, 2022, is the final film in Phase Four. Not much is known about the movie at this time, but it will tie into both WandaVision and Loki.
  • While Hawkeye, Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight and She-Hulk have all been announced, these shows have not yet begun production in earnest. Right now, all four shows are expected to premiere on Disney+ in 2022.
 
OUTRO [39:05]

Haley, Lauren, Michelle and Stargate Pioneer love to hear back from you about how you would rate the episode we just discussed, your top 5 Marvel character lists, your science of Marvel questions, who would you pick in an all-female Avenger team, or which Marvel male you would like to see shirtless. Call the voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871.

Join Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next time as the hosts discuss the Netflix Luke Cage Finale episodes "They Reminisce Over You.” You can listen in live when we record Thursday Evenings at 9:00 PM Eastern time at Geeks.live (Also streamed live on Spreaker.com). Contact Info: Please see http://www.legendsofshield.com for all of our contact information or call our voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871

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