Marvel’s new TV series, Cloak and Dagger has obtained a new promo spot that coincides with the announcement that the series will get its premiere at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, on March 11.
Based on the comic of the same name the story centres on the young adults, Tandy Bowen/Dagger (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson/Cloak (Aubrey Joseph), two teenagers from different backgrounds who are coming to terms with their interracial relationship as well as their with newly acquired superpowers – Tandy can emit daggers of light, while Tyrone can engulf others in darkness – even as they fall in love.
The synopsis for the Freeform TV series reads Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson, two teenagers from different backgrounds; acquire superpowers while forming a romantic relationship. They soon realise that their powers work better when they are together, “but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging.
The new series premieres on June 7 at 8:00 p.m.in the US with a two-hour event on Freeform. No UK date has been made available.