Cheo Hodari Coker (born December 12, 1972) is an American former music journalist turned television writer and producer known for such television series as Luke Cage, NCIS: Los Angeles, Southland and Ray Donovan. Coker also wrote the screenplay for the 2009 biographical film Notorious, based on the life and death of The Notorious B.I.G.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Cheo Hodari Coker
Born (1972-12-12) December 12, 1972 (age 51)
Storrs, Connecticut, United States
Occupation(s)Writer, television producer, journalist

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Year(s) Title Credit
2011 Southland Writer, Co-Producer, Supervising Producer
2012–2013 NCIS: Los Angeles Writer, Supervising Producer
2013–2014 Almost Human Writer, Co-Executive Producer
2014–2020 Ray Donovan Writer, Co-Executive Producer
2016–2018 Luke Cage Creator, Writer, Executive Producer, Showrunner

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Year(s) Title Credit
2009 Notorious Co-writer
2018 Creed II Story writer
TBA Nightwatch Screenwriter

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  1. ^ "Hip-Hop And Superheroes Inspire 'Luke Cage' Showrunner Cheo Coker". NPR. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "The World Is Ready for a Bulletproof Black Man". Variety. July 22, 2016. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  3. ^ "Everything we learned about Marvel's Luke Cage at the Netflix Comic-Con panel". Los Angeles Times. July 22, 2016. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  4. ^ Williams, Monte (December 22, 1998). "Irate Rappers Give Journalists A Combat Beat; Music Press Is a Target Of Violence and Threats". The New York Times. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  5. ^ "Cheo Hodari Coker Will Serve as Executive Producer and Showrunner of Marvel's Luke Cage For Netflix". Marvel. Archived from the original on April 11, 2016. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  6. ^ "Rap's New Gold Standard". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on October 2, 2016. Retrieved October 1, 2016.

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