Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Who is J. August Richards playing?

Luke Cage?  Patriot?  Rage?
     Many are thinking a young Luke Cage, but what are some other possibilities?  Cage is who I originally thought, but after some consideration...

     The first one that comes to mind is Patriot from the Young Avengers.  Which would be more age appropriate for the actor.  Then I've read some people think he could be Rage from the New Warriors.  That's also a good possibility.

     There is a list of Marvel projects listed (Hollywood Reporter) and Luke Cage isn't one of them.  Personally, I think he's going to be Patriot.  (I believe Terry Crews would be an amazing Luke Cage, and Marvel should totally consider that.)
     "Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, Black Panther and The Runaways are other projects on the horizon. The company slowly has been reacquiring licenses to characters it lost during the 1990s, snapping up Blade, Ghost Rider, Power Man and Daredevil in the past year alone."

     Anyways- this is kind of why I think he's Patriot (Eli Bradley)- the arm thing that some think means he's Rage.  Patriot had a version of his background that was drug related.  The drugs sort of gave him the abilities, although he's the Grandson of the original Patriot Isaiah Bradley, that had the same type of super soldier serum as Captain America Steve Rogers.  At first he said he received the abilities through a blood transfusion from his grandfather, but he turned to the drugs to artificially induce them for unspecified amounts of time.
Super power inducing alien tech?
     In the trailers, it looks like he has a strange alien tech embedded in his arm.  Then in another shot, an investigator is holding what looks to be a burnt out version of the same thing.
The same technology.
     Soooooo... what if they are changing it from an illegal drug substance (in the comics it's Mutant Growth Hormone) to alien tech?  It would provide a wonderful first story arc for the series.

     I also wonder if the strange orangey holoprojections are the Vision?  Maybe it's an AI that helps solve cases or recreate crime scenes.  It is totally plausible if they took a nod from the way Iron Man handled Jarvis. 

     So, here's hoping they give the reveal soon.  Too much speculation, not enough information. 
     On a side note- here's a link to a good article on cameos and other potential appearances on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. over on The Mary Sue.

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