Ever since it’s been announced, there’s been a lot of speculation around what a YA series based around the classic Marvel characters, Cloak & Dagger, would look like. Especially on Freeform, the first superhero series to land there. There have been a few clips and teasers, but today we got the full introductory trailer as to who these kids are, and where we find them at the start of this show.
With DC somewhat dominating this age demo of the genre with it’s CW shows, this trailer positions Cloak & Dagger to be a solid second shot, after Runaways very successful run on Hulu. It also demonstrates Disney’s ability to spread Marvel’s content across several platforms, as Agents Of Shield is currently in season 5 on ABC, and Netflix carries several New York City based heroes, in Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Punisher.
This version of Cloak & Dagger takes place in Louisiana and will obviously play heavily on both race and class, through an interracial relationship with a couple who are from different ends of the economic spectrum, and I for one, am all for it. What are your thoughts? Let us know!