Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger Announce 6 Cast Members
Another day, another Marvel comic book adaptation. This one is Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger which has been picked up straight to series by Disney’s Freeform channel in the US.
The show, which is described as a superhero love story, stars Aubrey Joseph & Olivia Holt as two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love. Tyrone Johnson, aka Cloak (Joseph), has the ability to engulf others in darkness, whilst Tandy Bowen aka Dagger (Holt), can emit light daggers. They quickly learn they are better together than apart, but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging.
Joining the two leads will be:
J.D. Evermore (The Walking Dead, Rectify, True Detective, Treme)
Evermore plays Detective Connors, a man of contradictions, who embraces an intimidating persona that overcompensates for a secret he keeps close to the vest.
Carl Lundstedt (Conviction, Grey’s Anatomy)
Lundstedt plays Liam, a salt-of-the-earth townie who operates as Tandy’s partner in crime while moonlighting as her boyfriend.
Andrea Roth (Blue Bloods, Ringer, Rescue Me)
Roth plays Tandy’s mom – Melissa Bowen, who is the eternal optimist despite the struggles to adapt to her new existence.
Gloria Reuben (Mr. Robot, Falling Skies, ER)
Reuben will play Adina Johnson, who invests every aspect of her being into giving her son the life she believes he deserves.
Miles Mussenden (Bloodline, Secrets and Lies, Stranger Things)
Mussenden plays Tyrone’s father, Michael Johnson, who trudges through his desk job to keep his family safe and happy.
James Saito (Eli Stone, House of Cards, Bull)
Saito plays Dr. Bernard Sanjo, an emotional cornerstone in Tyrone’s life, although the pair are said to have a ‘most unusual relationship.’
Joe Pokaski (Daredevil, CSI, Heroes) is serving as showrunner for Cloak & Dagger, with Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory exec producing. No news yet on a UK pickup (it’s a bit early for that), but we’ll let you know if/when it does!