Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger finds its power in getting weird

“The universe keeps pushing us together,” says one of the two teens destined to become the title characters on Cloak & Dagger, Marvel’s latest televised superhero adaptation, and the other one replies, “The universe keeps pulling us apart.” It’s a fittingly meta commentary on the writing team for this show, who has…

The two likable leads of Marvel's new Cloak And Dagger improvised a scene to get their roles

In addition to film premieres, SXSW has increasingly been the place where TV series have their big unveiling, as well. Today, it was the newest addition to the Marvel TV family, Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger, which debuted to raucous applause—in a Presbyterian church, no less. The unusual setting was an apt one for a…

Freeform's superpowered teen drama Cloak & Dagger is arriving in June, but there's a new sneak peek out tonight

We’ve got a fresh release date tonight for Marvel’s latest TV effort, with Deadline reporting that Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger series will arrive on TVs on June 7. The network also released a new clip for the upcoming series, showing off the chemistry between stars Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph—along with some Lucien…

Let’s kick off The Bold Type coverage with nipples and fear

There’s a lot to recommend The Bold Type—solid costuming, effervescent dialogue, the continued presence of Melora Hardin, the list goes on—but there’s one central element that elevates this series more than all the rest. This is a story about three friends. These women love each other, support each other, get real…

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The Bold Type paints a fun but unrealistic picture of life at a big-city magazine

The “three girls making their way in the big city” trope has been around for decades, going back to mid-20th-century films like Three Coins In The Fountain, The Best Of Everything, and yes, Valley Of The Dolls. As these young women strive for success, will they sacrifice love for their careers? Or, more likely, their…

Stop the presses, we’ve got Squirrel Girl casting news

Gather ’round, folks, because we’ve got the biggest piece of Marvel news since Robert Downey Jr. started buying shirts with see-through chest windows: Squirrel Girl has been cast. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the part of Doreen Green—a.k.a. the New Warriors’ cheerful, bad-guy-trouncing Squirrel Girl—has been given to …

Black-ish spin-off College-ish has officially been picked up by Freeform

Last week, we reported that the Black-ish spin-off—which will follow Yara Shahidi’s character Zoey to university, and which has finally been gifted with a title, the somewhat predictable College-ish—would be jumping ship for ABC’s sister-network Freeform. (Formerly ABC Family.) Now, Variety confirms that the…