Freeform is pumping the brakes on Tandy and Tyrone’s vigilante highway journey, cancelling Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger after simply two seasons, in keeping with our sister web site Deadline.
The official cancellation comes on the heels of studies that Jeph Loeb shall be stepping down as head of Marvel TV, the place his purview included Cloak & Dagger, Runaways, Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D. (getting into its closing season), all of Netflix’s now-cancelled “street-level hero” collection, the not too long ago scrapped Ghost Rider and the upcoming Helstrom — all as Marvel steers its focus towards Marvel Studios-produced small-screen fare for the upcoming Disney+ streaming service, beginning with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
“We're so pleased with Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger and the trailblazing tales this collection informed,” Freeform mentioned in a press release. “We're additionally grateful to our unbelievable expertise Oliva Holt and Aubrey Joseph for bringing these beloved characters to life, and showrunner Joe Pokaski for his imaginative and prescient. We’d prefer to thank our companions at Marvel Tv for a beautiful two seasons, and we're hopeful that we are able to discover one other challenge collectively.”
Cloak & Dagger starred Joseph and Holt as Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen, a pair of unassuming youngsters who take up the aforementioned crime-fighting monikers upon discovering that it’s their shared future to save lots of town of New Orleans. The present’s forged additionally included Gloria Reuben as Tyrone’s mom Adina, Andrea Roth as Tandy’s mom Melissa, and Emma Lahana as Brigid O’Reilly, a detective who gained superhuman skills and have become referred to as Mayhem.
The Freeform drama’s second season pit Tyrone and Tandy towards Andre Deschaine, a sinister foe whose grasp plan rapidly developed from abducting teen ladies to changing into an omnipotent god. After thwarting Andre’s nefarious plot in Could’s finale, the duo determined to take their model of vigilante justice on the highway, in search of out evil wherever it lurks.
Tyrone and Tandy will cross over to Hulu’s Runaways throughout Season 3, which drops Dec. 13.
In an interview with TVLine, Pokaski described the idea of a potential Season Three as being about “Tandy and Tyrone operating into hazard and searching for bother, as a substitute of ready for bother to return to their entrance door. Whenever you’re telling a coming-of-age story, a part of that's touring, seeing your self in a special context and getting a special perspective on who you're.”
As for Tandy and Tyrone’s “massive” romantic second (they held fingers!), Pokaski informed us, “You need to learn into that as a lot as you presumably can. What the writers and I needed to create was a little bit of a Rorschach take a look at for the viewers. … The very best we are able to say is that that is the opening of a door of a query that lots of people have been asking.”
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