— Edwin Freeman is Young Pop in Marvel’s new “Luke Cage” series airing on Netflix —
Nationwide — Edwin Freeman stars as Young Pop in Marvel’s series Luke Cage. Young Pop is the younger version of the well-respected, reformed gangster, turned neighborhood businessman, and father figure to Luke Cage, Henry “Pop” Hunter who is portrayed by veteran actor Frankie Faison.
Luke Cage which is set in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood also stars Mahershala Ali as Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes, Theo Rossi as Shades aka Alvarez, Simone Missick as Misty Knight, Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple, and veteran actor Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard. The series is written by Cheo Hodari Coker who is best known for his work on the hit television series Southland and NCIS.
This is Freeman’s second time working with Coker, who is also the showrunner and producer. The two first worked together on the 2009 blockbuster film, Notorious, which is based on the life and death of iconic rapper Notorious B.I.G., which Coker wrote and Freeman starred in as legendary hip-hop deejay Mister Cee.
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