Now that Jessica Jones has won the hearts of fans everywhere, focus is shifting to the next Netflix/Marvel collaboration with LUKE CAGE as the series adds Sonia Braga to the cast.
Braga will play Soledad Temple, the mother of Claire Temple portrayed by Rosario Dawson. The character of Claire was introduced in Daredevil and returned again towards the end of Jessica Jones season one. Many fans are speculating that Dawson’s role will become the “Night Nurse” from the comics.
The latest series will bow its first season in 2016. Braga joins series star Mike Colter who debuted character Cage in Jessica Jones leads the new series as an ex-con with superstrength who tries to get his life back on track and becomes a hero for hire to pay the bills in contemporary NYC.
Cage will be run by Cheo Hodari, who will also write the first two episodes. Marvel Television is producing with ABC Studios for the streaming service.
Braga is best known for her role in Kiss Of The Spider Woman and more recently on the series Royal Pains and ABC’s Brothers & Sisters.
She is repped by Levity Entertainment Group.
Emily J | Staff Writer