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With the cast of Marvel and Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger TV series rapidly coming together, the two leads Aubrey Joseph (The Night Of) and Olivia Holt (Kickin’ It) – who are portraying Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen – have shared a couple of images showing them together during a break in filming. They’re out of costume, but with the show not set to premiere until late in 2018, this may be the best we get for some time yet…
“Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” is a coming-of-age series based on the beloved Marvel characters. Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson come from starkly different backgrounds, each growing up with a secret they never dared share with another soul.
Once a privileged little girl, Tandy Bowen watched as her family was destroyed by a disastrous storm that uprooted her life. Now in her late teens, an unexpected encounter with a boy named Tyrone sparks a life changing event. »
- Gary Collinson
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger has some new company. This week, Freeform announced Andrea Roth, Gloria Reuben, Miles Mussenden, and more have joined the upcoming TV series.The superhero drama "follows Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson, two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened by and awakened to newly acquired super powers while falling in love." Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph have been cast as Tandy and Tyrone, respectively.Read More… »
Late last month, Marvel announced that Aubrey Joseph (The Night Of, Run All Night) and Olivia Holt (Kickin’ It, Didn’t Do It) have secured the roles of Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen in the Cloak & Dagger TV series, and now comes word that six more actors have joined the cast.
The official site reports that Andrea Roth (Rescue Me, Blue Bloods), Gloria Reuben (ER, Mr. Robot), Miles Mussenden (Bloodline, Queen Sugar), Carl Lundstedt (Grey’s Anatomy, Conviction), James Saito (Life of Pi, The Devil’s Advocate) and J.D. Evermore (True Detective, The Walking Dead) have all be cast in the Hulu series.
Reuben will play Tandy’s mother Melissa Bowen, “the eternal optimist despite the struggles to adapt to her new existence. While complex and emotionally composed, her love for her daughter burns bright”, with Johnson as Tyrone’s mother Adina Johnson, who “invests every aspect of her being »
- Gary Collinson
In today’s TV News Roundup, TNT’s “The Alienist” has added another series regular, Freeform has added more cast members to “Cloak & Dagger,” plus Oprah’s HBO Film “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” gets a premiere date.
The show is based on the novel of the same name by Caleb Carr. Described as a psychological thriller set in New York City in 1896, when a series of haunting, gruesome murders grips the city, newly appointed police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt calls upon criminal psychologist (aka alienist) Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Brühl) and newspaper reporter John Moore (Evans) to conduct a secret investigation. Lintz will play the role of Steve, who is employed by Dr. Kreizler as a driver and errand boy. Hardened by a life on the streets after his mother abandoned him at »
- Dani Levy
Marvel has wasted no time in filling out its cast for the upcoming Cloak and Dagger series. Barely two weeks have passed since we caught wind of Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph securing the coveted title roles, but today brings confirmation that the studio has now filled out the rest of the roster with six new series regulars.
Ordered straight to series last April, Marvel and Freeform’s live-action adaptation chronicles the interracial and suitably superheroic romance between Cloak and Dagger (Aka Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen), who will be played by Joseph and Holt, respectively.
In terms of those new recruits, Andrea Roth (Rescue Me) will play the part of Melissa Bowen. Mother to Tandy, Roth’s character is considered the eternal optimist, despite the struggles to adapt to her new existence. On the other side of the coin, Gloria Reuben (Mr. Robot) is Adina Johnson, Tyrone’s mom. »
- Michael Briers
Six new series regulars have been announced for Marvel and Freeform's live-action adaptation of the Cloak & Dagger comic book. After a different pair of actors were initially rumored, a couple of weeks ago we found out that the heroes of light and darkness would actually be played by Aubrey Joseph and Olivia Holt, and now we have details on who'll be playing their parents as well as several other supporting characters. Here are the breakdowns via TV Insider: Andrea Roth (Rescue Me, Blue Bloods) as Melissa Bowen, Tandy's mom. Gloria Reuben (ER, Mr. Robot) as Adina Johnson, Tyrone's mother. Miles Mussenden (Bloodline, Queen Sugar) as Tyrone's father, Michael Johnson. Carl Lundstedt (Grey's Anatomy, Conviction) as Liam, a townie who operates as Tandy's partner in crime while moonlighting as her boyfriend. James Saito (Life of Pi) as Dr. Bernard Sanjo, an emotional cornerstone in Tyrone's life. J.D. Evermore (True Detective, The Walking Dead) as Detective Connors, »
A coming-of-age drama based on comic book characters, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger follows Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph,) young people from starkly different backgrounds who each grew up with a secret they never dared share with another soul.
Rescue Me alum Roth will play Tandy’s mom, Melissa, an eternal optimist whose love for her daughter burns bright, »
Updated: J.D. Evermore (True Detective, The Walking Dead) and Carl Lundstedt (Grey's Anatomy, Conviction) will co-star opposite Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph in Freeform’s straight-to-series drama Marvel's Cloak & Dagger. Also cast in the project, from Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios, are Andrea Roth, Gloria Reuben, Miles Mussenden and James Saito. The coming-of-age series, based on the popular comic characters, centers on Tandy Bowen (Holt) and Tyrone… »
8 items from 2017
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