Marvel have confirmed that actress Alfre Woodard (Annabelle, State of Affairs, 12 Years a Slave) will play Mariah Dillard (Black Mariah) in their Luke Cage series which will be released on Netflix.
A description of what Woodard’s take on the character will be is below:
“Mariah Dillard is a local Harlem politician and cousin of Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes. Dillard is looking to bring change to Harlem, but her personal and political life are both thrown into disarray thanks to Cottonmouth and Luke Cage.”
Thoughts on this news? Are you excited to see Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard?
By Ruari Williamson