Cloak and Dagger casts its leads

Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph have been cast as the leads in Freeform’s first comic book TV show Cloak and Dagger.

The comic book follows Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson through the trials of their relationship, oh yeah and they develop superpowers.

It’s the first crime fighting series for Freeform and the casting for two iconic characters have been hotly fought for in young Hollywood.

Cloak & Dagger executive producer/showrunner Joe Pokaski told Deadline: “When Olivia and Aubrey read for the roles, these characters leapt off the page. We’re so excited to see what these talented young actors bring to the Marvel Universe

Olivia’s another Disney alum graduating too Freeform Olivia Holt is best known for her stint on Disney Channel show “I didn’t do it.”  And Aubrey Joseph is best known for his turn in ‘The Night of’ and will no doubt be reaching superstar status when the show premieres in 2018.

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