The cast of Luke Cage can look forward to set visits from an adorable newborn! Mike Colter and his wife, Iva, are expecting a baby girl, the couple revealed to Us Weekly exclusively. She is currently six months along in her pregnancy.
Mike, 41, who stars in the Marvel Netflix series, and Iva are already parents of daughter, Naiella, 3.
“We are feeling happy but a bit nervous as well,” Colter told Us on Thursday, June 21. “It’s a new member of the family. While it will shift focus for us again, Niles will probably be affected the most, so we are making she sure feels comfortable and excited with the change.”
The Good Wife alum and Netflix executive were hoping to give Niles a little sister. “We actually wanted another girl so we are very excited,” he admitted to Us. While the couple are “talking about baby names” they can’t seem to agree on anything. “It consists of Iva suggesting baby names, while I shoot them down,” he quipped. “I’ll know it when I hear it!”
The couple met while at Rutgers University in New Jersey — he was getting a graduate masters degree in acting while she was studying for a PhD in comparative literature.
Mike, who plays superhero title character in Luke Cage, joked that Iva isn’t impressed with his buff body. “I’m still the guy who mostly leaves the toilet seat up and sometimes forgets to take the garbage out and says he’s doing to do things and doesn’t do ‘em,” the Girls Trip star told U.K. paper Metro at the time.
Season 2 of Luke Cage will be available to stream on Netflix on Friday, June 22.
With reporting by Brody Brown.
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