Marvel released a trailer for their new Freeform series Cloak and Dagger.

 

The series will follow two teenagers who are from completely different backgrounds and upbringings, which explains the origin story of the heroes Cloak and Dagger. Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt), who becomes Dagger, and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph), who becomes Cloak gain contrasting powers that link them together. Bowen, a runaway who always escapes her problems, has the ability to create powerful light daggers. While Tyrone, a star athlete who always feels the need to be perfect, has the ability to engulf people in the dark dimension. The duo try to understand and learn about their powers, while testing the limits to see what they are capable of.

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The trailer reveals that the two realize the power they have, however, being together also becomes detrimental to each other. An unknown voice warns them that their relationship can only end it tragedy, “It’s the same as it was for all the others. One will live. And one will die.”

Marvel has been continuously expanding the Marvel Cinematic Universe through new television series, just last year they premiered six new series across different platforms. Cloak and Dagger will be the first one being aired on Freeform. With shows like Grown-ish and The Fosters, Freeform is mostly popular amongst the young adult audience. The official synopsis states that they are trying to appeal to the same audience. “This exciting new series is an adaptation of the beloved Marvel characters aimed squarely at young adults,” the network said .

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The series is set to be ten episodes long and will be premiering on June 7.

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