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CLOAK AND DAGGER: Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph Cast in Title Roles [Freeform]

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Aubrey Joseph and Olivia Holt Cast as Cloak and Dagger

We finally have our Cloak and Dagger as Marvel and Freeform have cast Aubrey Joseph and Olivia Holt as the title characters Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen. Amidst casting rumors, these two will be playing the main roles in the upcoming TV series Cloak and Dagger.

Deadline put the casting rumors to rest when they released a report with the actors who will be bringing the young teen power couple to life on the small screen. It’s revealed that The Night Ofs Aubrey Joesph has been cast as Tyrone Johnson/Cloak while former Disney Channel star Olivia Holt will play Tandy Bowen/Dagger. Showrunner Joe Pokaski gave a statement regarding the casting news for the show, which he will also pen the pilot. “The characters of Tandy and Tyrone have always stood out to me ever since I first met them in the pages of Marvel comics when I was a boy,” Pokaski said. “When Olivia and Aubrey read for the roles, these characters leaped off the page. We’re so excited to see what these talented young actors bring to the Marvel Universe.”

We also have some character descriptions for the characters.

Tandy/Dagger (Olivia Holt):

Once a privileged little girl, Tandy Bowen watched as her family was destroyed by a disastrous storm that uprooted her life. Now in her late teens, an unexpected encounter with a boy named Tyrone sparks a life-changing event.

Tyrone/Cloak (Aubrey Joseph):

Young Tyrone Johnson wanted nothing more than to prove he was fearless. But when everything he held close was taken away, life taught Tyrone to be afraid. Now older and more sheltered, Tyrone closes himself off. But when he meets a girl named Tandy his life changes forever.

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