Great news Marvel's Cloak & Dagger fans! In front of over 4000 screaming fans at San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and executive producers of the critically acclaimed series announced it has been picked up for a second season. The “superhero show of the summer” (Vulture), will be back with 10 all-new episodes promising mayhem in spring 2019.
Onstage this evening to deliver the good news to fans in Ballroom 20 were cast members Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Emma Lahana and Ally Maki, along with executive producers Joe Pokaski and Jeph Loeb. The panel also included a special sneak peek at the upcoming two episodes including the finale where everything comes to a head for Tandy and Ty as the city of New Orleans is thrown into chaos. The two realize that it is time they face their destiny and test their powers as “The Divine Pairing” to save the city.
The premiere episode of Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger is Freeform’s No. 1 series debut in two and a half years, accumulating 4.4 million viewers across all platforms according to the new L+35 ratings this week. The show is also the No. 1 most social new scripted cable series, generating more than 1.5 million engagements across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr. The series is based on the beloved comic characters and is co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios.
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