Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger has unleashed a new trailer starring Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph. In the trailer, the two teens discover that when they touch, things go boom. The series also just released a new poster featuring the show’s stars and the series’ premiere date, June 7, 2018.
In addition to Holt and Joseph, the cast includes Andrea Roth, Gloria Reuben, Miles Mussenden, Carl Lundstedt, Emma Lahana, Jaime Zevallos, and J.D. Evermore. Season one of Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger has Joe Pokaski (Underground, Heroes) on board as showrunner and executive producer. Marvel’s Head of Television Jeph Loeb also executive produces along with Jim Chory (Marvel’s The Punisher, Marvel’s The Defenders). Love & Basketball‘s Gina Prince-Bythewood directed the series’ first episode.
Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger will air on Freeform on Thursdays at 8pm ET/PT. Season one will consist of 10 one-hour episodes and is a Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios production.
Freeform debuted the series during a special watch party at South by Southwest on March 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas, marking the first time Freeform’s taken a series to the annual festival.
The Plot: Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger is the story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) – two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another. Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart, but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging.
- Andrea Roth plays Melissa Bowen, Tandy’s mom, who is the eternal optimist despite the struggles to adapt to her new existence. While complex and emotionally composed, her love for her daughter burns bright.
- Tyrone’s mother, Adina Johnson, is played by Gloria Reuben. Mrs. Johnson invests every aspect of her being into giving her son the life she believes he deserves. But she props up and protects Tyrone so much she almost forgets to love him.
- Miles Mussenden stars as Tyrone’s father, Michael Johnson, who trudges through his desk job to keep his family safe and happy. Mr. Johnson is a working-class father does what he can to ensure his son will grow up to be a great man.
- Liam played by Carl Lundstedt, a salt-of-the-earth townie who operates as Tandy’s partner in crime while moonlighting as her boyfriend. But underneath his rough-around-the-edges appearance, Liam has big dreams.
- Portrayed by James Saito, Dr. Bernard Sanjo has been an emotional cornerstone in Tyrone’s life; they have a most unusual relationship.
- J.D. Evermore plays Detective Connors, who is a contradiction of a man embracing an intimidating persona that overcompensates for a secret he keeps close to the vest.