Lucy Liu, star of Charlie’s Angels, Kill Bill, and the CBS Sherlock Holmes adaptation – Elementary, has just been named by Marvel as the director of Netflix’s Season 2 Luke Cage premier episode. This explains why she’s been showing up in some behind the scenes shots lately.
Here is Liu’s statement:
“What a thrill to collaborate with Marvel and Netflix, two industry titans, who paint our world with inspiring stories and beguiling characters. It is such an honor to work with such a passionate and fearless team.”
Here’s the official statement from Marvel:
Marvel Television and Netflix announced that multiple award-winning actress and director, Lucy Liu (“Elementary,” Graceland”) is directing the premiere episode of the second season of the Netflix original series “Marvel’s Luke Cage,” set to premiere in 2018. All 13-episodes of the first season of “Marvel’s Luke Cage” are now streaming on Netflix.
In addition to a slew of television and film credits, Liu made her directorial debut in 2011’s short film, Meena and also directed four episodes of the CBS series, “Elementary.”