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New Captain America: Civil War Cast Member Hints At Luke Cage Netflix Crossover

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Tue, 04/05/2016 - 20:06

Fans have been wanting the Marvel Cinematic Universe to crossover with Marvel TV (or at the very least reference), which has yet to happen.

Now it's possible that Captain America: Civil War may be the first as Disney revealed two additional Civil War cast members with Jim Rash and Alfre Woodward.

Regarding the latter, Alfre Woodward has been named to be playing Mariah Dillard on the upcoming Marvel Netflix Luke Cage series that premiers this September; her Civil War role is unknown.

Woodward's Luke Cage character is described as: "a local Harlem politician--and cousin to recently announced Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes (Mahershala Ali)--who is looking to bring a new era of change to the streets she grew up on. Her personal life and professional career are thrown into turmoil by both Harlem's newest hero Luke Cage as well as her cousin Cottonmouth's nefarious acts."

What might be interesting is that if Woodward is actually playing a totally different character in Captain America: Civil War, that this would be evidence that the MCU take place in a separate universe than Marvel TV.

It's unknown who Jim Rash is playing, though he was a part of the Russo brothers Community series.

Luke Cage debuts September 30th on Netflix.

"Captain America: Civil War" has  a May 6, 2016 release date directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Paul Bettany, Don Cheadle, Emily VanCamp, William Hurt, Martin Freeman and Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.


Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.