'Cloak and Dagger' season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and everything you need to know about the Marvel series
The second season of 'Cloak and Dagger' is set to premiere on Freeform on April 4 with a two-episode event
Marvel's 'Cloak and Dagger' is set to premiere its second season on Freeform. The show follows the lives of two teenagers Tandy Bowen (Dagger) and Tyrone Johnson (Cloak) after the collapse of the Roxxon Gulf Platform. The show is set in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and has been in production since 2011. The head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb had announced the show at San Diego Comic-Con International.
In 2016, the show received a straight-to-series order for Freeform (ABC Family). The second season renewal happened on July 20, 2018, and will consist of 10 episodes.
The second season of the show is set to premiere on Freeform on April 4, 2019.
The second season of 'Cloak and Dagger' will revolve around Tandy and Tyrone working together with their powers. This season, the two teenage superheroes will learn more about their powers and train harder after having saved New Orleans in season 1. The second season's main plotline will be about Cloak and Dagger trying to save girls from a drug trafficking ring. The series will also throw some light on Brigid O' Reilly who had transformed into Mayhem at the end of the first season.
Olivia Holt plays the role of Tandy Bowen whose alter-ego is Dagger. The actor is well-known for her roles in Disney productions including 'Kickin' It' and 'Girl vs. Monster'.
Aubrey Joseph will play the role of Tyrone Johnson whose alter-ego in the series is Cloak. 'Cloak and Dagger' marks Joseph's first lead role in a TV series.
Actor Emma Lahana plays Brigid O'Reilly, a detective from Harlem. Towards the end of season 1, she transforms into Mayhem. She strongly believes that the end justifies the means and, as a result, leaves dead bodies in her wake. Lahana is from New Zealand and is most popularly known for her role as Kira Ford (Yellow Ranger) in 'Power Rangers Dino Thunder'.
Gloria Reuben plays the role of Tyrone's mother Adina Johnson. The Canadian actor is well-known for portraying the role of Elizabeth Keckley in 2012 film 'Lincoln' and for portraying the role of Jeanie Boulet, a series regular in TV show 'ER'. She has been a part of multiple TV shows and films. She was in 'Mr Robot' where she had a recurring role and also 'Saints & Sinners' in which she was a series regular.
Other cast members
Andrea Roth as Melissa Bowen, Tandy's mother who is a drug addict; J. D. Evermore as Connors: A New Orleans police detective who has a secret of his own; Miles Mussenden as Otis Johnson, Tyrone's father; Carl Lundstedt as Liam Walsh, Tandy's ex-boyfriend; Jaime Zevallos as Delgado, A school counsellor and a priest.
'Cloak and Dagger' was created by Joe Pokaksi who is well-known for his earlier works including 'Underground' and 'Heroes'. He also wrote a couple of episodes of Marvel's 'Daredevil'.
New cast members in the upcoming season of 'Cloak and Dagger' will include Brooklyn McLinn, who will play the role of Andre Deschaine — a leader who wants to serve people. Dilshad Vadsaria will play the role of Lia Dewan — a community support group leader specializing in victims of abuse. Lastly, the season will also see Cecilia Leal play the role of Mikayla Bell, who is a part of Tandy and her mother Melissa's support group.
The writers of the Marvel series 'Cloak and Dagger' season 2 released a video March 19, which features a note from them. It speaks about why the writers decided to concentrate on human trafficking as one of the central plots of the series. One of the writers, Nicole Levy, explains in the video that human trafficking is not a problem involving foreign women alone and many American's are also victim to this.
She also adds that their intention is to disabuse people of the belief that this is something that could never happen to them. The video was released in collaboration with Polaris Project that works on issues related to human trafficking.
The trailer of the second season of 'Cloak and Dagger' features Tyrone and Tandy fighting together against a mob that is involved in sex trade. They vow to find the missing girls together but they also have to stop O' Reilly who has now turned into Mayhem.
As a detective, she is also looking for the missing girls but with different means. Tyrone is against working with Mayhem while Tandy is on the fence about killing people to find the girls. We also see Tandy and Tyrone practise and train to use their powers for what is right. Tyrone as Cloak has got better at using his powers.
The promo, which was released recently, shows how both Tandy and Tyrone are walking a thin line between justice and revenge. The promo also shows Tandy and Tyrone come to an understanding — they need each other if they are going to fight againt evil in their city.
Where to watch
The second season of 'Cloak and Dagger' will air on Freeform on Thursdays at 8 pm EST. It was also reported by Screenrant that the season will begin with a two-episode event.
Season 1 recap:
The first season of 'Cloak and Dagger' revolved around Tyrone and Tandy exploring their powers as they tried to save New Orleans after the collapse of the Roxxon Gulf Platform. The curse of 'Divine Pairing' — that either of the two will have to die to save New Orleans — is also explored and resolved in the first season. Tyrone and Tandy break the curse by harnessing their power together.
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