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Marvel’s Luke Cage: Sonia Braga joins Netflix show

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Three-time Golden Globe nominee Sonia Braga has signed up to play Rosario Dawson’s mum in Marvel’s Luke Cage Netflix series…

After Mike Colter’s manifold appearances as Luke Cage in Marvel's Jessica Jones Netflix series, anticipation for Cage’s own show is beginning to build. Today, we’ve got a piece of interesting casting news.

Sonia Braga has signed up to play Soledad Temple, the mother of Rosario Dawson’s Claire Temple character who has appeared in every Marvel Netflix series to date. (All two of them.)

"A character as strong as Claire needs an equally powerful mother, and with Sonia we found the perfect actress to deliver the stellar performance we needed," said Marvel’s TV chief Jeph Loeb. "In Marvel's Luke Cage, fans will now get a chance to see where Claire got the fire we love her for."

Braga is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominee,

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