Cloak and Dagger coming to Freeform in 2018

As Netflix, the CW and the big screens enjoy continue success with the Superhero trend and now Freeform are getting in on the action as well.

Centring around the relationship between Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson as the two gain powers, the comic books initially released in the early 1980s. Originally guest stars in Spiderman, their stories revolving around their vigilantism and mission to end the drug trade.

ABC family gained the rights too the property in 2010 and it was due to be a 2017 production but has been pushed back.

As a Marvel property this will open potential crossovers between Netflix, ABC and the big screen versions.

This follows the news that Hulu is also developing a Runaway’s TV show (another Marvel property) meaning that we’ll be getting more heroes in the next five years . What’s your opinion, are you excited or are you hoping a new TV trend emerges?

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