Geek Headlines- Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger, DC’s Doom Patrol, and More!
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Marvel has released a new teaser trailer for the upcoming series Cloak and Dagger. The promo shows the parallel lives of Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen, who eventually cross paths because of their powers over light and darkness. Cloak and Dagger debuts on Freeform on June 7th with a special two-hour event.
DC’s upcoming live-action Titans show has just added another member of the Doom Patrol to its cast. Actor Dwain Murphy is set to play Larry Trainor, also known as Negative Man, a former pilot who gained “negative energy” powers after a plane crash. Titans is expected to debut on DC’s streaming service sometime in 2018.
Director Rick Famuyiwa, known for his work on the coming of age dramedy Dope, has signed on to direct a film adaptation of the graphic novel Black Hole for New Regency. Created by Charles Burns, Black Hole tells the story of a group of outcast teenagers who are mutated after contracting a strange disease.
FXX has announced a premiere date for Season 9 of Archer, the animated spy comedy. Archer: Danger Island will be the penultimate season of the series, and will premiere on Wednesday, April 25th. H. Jon Benjamin returns to star as seaplane pilot Sterling Archer, with Amber Nash as his co-pilot Pam.
Blizzard Entertainment has revealed the 27th hero being added to their popular online shooter Overwatch. Brigitte Lindholm is a new support class hero who has made her playable debut on the Overwatch Public Test Region. First introduced in the digital comics, she is the daughter of another playable hero, the engineer Torbjörn Lindholm.
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