Following in the tradition of its movies, its ABC TV series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and Netflix TV shows, the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s next expansion will be into the young-adult/teen market via the Freeform network’s “Cloak and Dagger”:
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Based on the Marvel Comics characters created by Bill Mantlo and Ed Hannigan, “Cloak & Dagger” follows teen runaways Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson who are experimented upon by a criminal organization developing a new synthetic form of heroin which inadvertently gives them special abilities.
Together, with Tandy’s ability to produce daggers of light, and Tyrone’s teleportation abilities linked to the “dark force dimension,” the two become crime fighters Cloak and Dagger.
The series is targeted to premiere in 2018 on the Disney-owned Freeform.
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