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Cloak And Dagger TV Series Gets a Premiere Date on Freeform

The highly anticipated tv series Cloak and Dagger about the Marvel comic characters finally has a premiere date on Freeform. The drama aims to connect to the younger audiences, and introduce them to classic characters from the Marvel Comics lexicon.

Cloak And Dagger TV Series Gets a Premiere Date on Freeform

Secret Life of Bees director Gina Prince-Bythewood is set to direct, and Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph star in the title roles. The show will focus on a romance between the titular characters, rather than a friendship as in the comics, with a Disney exec Mark Endemano comparing it to Romeo & Juliet. (Seriously, Mark?)

If you need a refresher, here's the trailer-

According to a source, production on the 2nd season is to to begin next month in New Orleans and will last till October, even though the series hasn't made it's debut yet.

There was also this behind the scenes vid posted from today's Freeform Summit:

Tracking Board says the series will premiere on June 7th, 2018.

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