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Old 03-20-2013, 04:09 PM   #38
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Default Re: Luke Cage introduced in Avengers 2, Hulk blasted into space

Originally Posted by InternetPeople View Post
Angry Black Man in Prison plays on too many stereotypes and will not be seen as a compelling story white people want to watch. Cage redeeming himself after a rough childhood with friends who support him and provide a moral compass is better. Cage could be conflicted between his past and his future. He's still not a "nice" guy, in fact he is rather selfish, only using his powers for cash, but that makes it a bigger deal when Cage puts himself in danger for free. His friends see Cage as a hero, however much Cage denies it. The audience will root for that guy.
I like the angle on Heroes for Hire, very nice. If the prison is interesting enough, and the Black Man is not stereotypically angry (seeting rage/playing it cool) then it becomes compelling for everything again, right?

It could be that I'm just attached to this Wrecking Crew idea.

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