Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph Have Landed The Lead Roles in Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger

It’s official, Olivia Holt (I Didn’t Do It) and Aubrey Joseph (The Night Of) have landed the lead roles in Freeform‘s drama series Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger.

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger is a live-action interracial romance that follows Tandy Bowen (Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Joseph). The two teenagers had very different backgrounds, until their lives were altered at a young age. Tandy Bowen watched as her family was destroyed by a disastrous storm that uprooted her life, while Tyrone had everything he held close was taken away, teaching him to be afraid and closed off. That is until he meets Tandy in his teens, where they find themselves awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love. Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. Their feeling for each other make their life more complicated and challenging, but they quickly learn they are better together than apart.

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger has been in the works for five years and is finally going to come to life.

“Marvel is delighted to have found our “Cloak & Dagger,” said Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television and Executive Producer. “Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph encompass the true essence of the characters and we are excited for the audience to see them in these roles.”

We’re excited to watch Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph bring the fan-favorite heroes leap off the pages and on to our screens!

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