HOUSE OF CARDS star Mahershala Ali has joined the cast of Marvel's upcoming LUKE CAGE series as the title character's foe, New York nightclub owner Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes. The Good Wife's Mike Colter will portray superhero Cage, who received superhuman strength during experiments he participated in while serving time behind bars. Rosario Dawson, Alfre Woodard, Theo Rossi and Simone Messick will also star in the new show, which will air on streaming service Netflix next year (16).