One of the upcoming Marvel television shows that will arrive next year is Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger as Ty Johnson and Tandy Bowen come to life. That Hashtag Show recently revealed the casting breakdowns for the series, with cover names for the two lead characters. Here is how That Hashtag Show describes the two characters from the character breakdowns.
“Tara”: Female, 18 to play 17, Caucasian – Tara was a plucky southern girl who grew up with everything. She was always full of light. Then an accident took away everything. Now she’s a cynic who steals from tourists to make ends meet. Life took from her. She’s going to take back. But can that light be rekindled? Series Lead.
“Travis”: Male. 18 to play 17. African American – When Travis was a little boy he was fearless. But then he made a mistake and it cost him dearly. So Travis grew up in a fear. Scared of a world he couldn’t control. So he controlled what he could. Keeping his head down, focusing on school and basketball. Locking in on fear. But is that brave boy still in there? Series Lead.
In case you missed it, here is the official description for the series.
“Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger” is an adaptation of the beloved Marvel characters whose story is aimed squarely at young adults. This live-action interracial romance follows Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson, two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love. 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. “Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger” is a co-production of Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios.”
Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, which has a straight to series order, is set to premiere sometime in 2018 on Freeform. Underground’s Joe Pokaski has been tapped as the show-runner and executive producer on the upcoming series. The pilot will be directed by Beyond the Lights’ Gina Prince-Bythewood.
Are you excited to see Ty Johnson and Tandy Bowen come to life? Sound off in the comments below.
Source: That Hashtag Show