Episode Info

Luke attempts to save someone from Cottonmouth. Flashbacks feature the events that ultimately resulted in Luke's abilities.


Mike Colter
as Luke Cage
Alfre Woodard
as Mariah Dillard
Simone Missick
as Misty Knight
Mahershala Ali
as Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes
Theo Rossi
as Shades
Frank Whaley
as Rafael Scarfe
Rosario Dawson
as Claire Temple
Sonia Braga
as Soledad Temple
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Critic Reviews for Step in the Arena

Step Into the Arena was a well-timed, expertly crafted origin story. And as a bonus, we even got to see Luke Cage in his throwback Power Man costume - albeit way too briefly.

Sep 30, 2016 | Rating: 9.5/10 | Full Review…