The cast of Marvel's Cloak & Dagger TV show is expanding!
Six actors have signed on to play key characters in the new drama series.
Andrea Roth, who previous appeared in Rescue Me and Blue Bloods will play Melissa Bowen.
Melissa Bowen is Tandy’s mom, and she is an eternal optimist despite the struggles to adapt to her new existence. While complex and emotionally composed, her love for her daughter burns bright.
Gloria Reuben of ER and Mr. Robot will be playing Adina Johnson.
Adina Johnson is Tyrone's mother. Mrs. Johnson invests every aspect of her being into giving her son the life she believes he deserves. But she props up and protects Tyrone so much she almost forgets to love him.
Miles Mussenden, known for his work in Bloodline and Queen Sugar is going to play Michael Johnson.
Michael Johnson, Tyrone’s father, trudges through his desk job to keep his family safe and happy. Mr. Johnson is a working class father does what he can to ensure his son will grow up to be a great man.
Carl Lundstedt of Grey's Anatomy and Conviction is going to portray Liam.
Liam is a salt-of-the-earth townie who operates as Tandy’s partner in crime while moonlighting as her boyfriend. But underneath his rough-around-the-edges appearance, Liam has big dreams.
James Saito, known for his work in Life of Pi and The Devil's Advocate is taking on the role of Dr. Bernard Sanjo.
Dr. Bernard Sanjo has been an emotional cornerstone in Tyrone’s life; they have a most unusual relationship.
And J.D. Evermore of True Detective and The Walking Dead is going to portray Detective Connors.
Detective Connors is a contradiction of a man who embraces an intimidating persona that overcompensates for a secret he keeps close to the vest.
They'll all be joining Tandy and Tyrone, played by Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph!
Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger is a coming-of-age series based on the beloved comic characters. Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson come from starkly different backgrounds, each growing up with a secret they never dared share with another soul.
Everyone is every excited about the additions!
"We are incredibly excited to be underway on our first Marvel project with such a talented group of actors that really enhance the world that our ‘Cloak & Dagger’ live in," said Karey Burke, executive vice president, Programming & Development, Freeform.
Executive producer and showrunner, Joe Pokaski said "It's been important to us from day one that ‘Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger’ is about character and emotion above all. We’re so excited to have assembled a murderers’ row of talented actors who can execute on that, and then some."
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