Who Plays Tyrone Johnson On Marvel’s ‘Cloak & Dagger’?
A superhero show for a new generation, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger premiered on the Freeform Channel in 2018 and was an immediate hit with audiences everywhere. The show featured a cast full of talented young actors and is tied to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in exciting new ways. One of the lead characters on the show is Tyrone Johnson, known also by his superhero name of “Cloak.” The actor behind the character has consistently been earning accolades for his impressive work on the show and has become a definite fan favorite.
What is ‘Cloak & Dagger’ about?
Cloak & Dagger is set in New Orleans and filmed almost entirely on location. Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson are two teenagers who begin to struggle with mysterious powers that they don’t understand, following a life-changing event. The teenagers, who become known as “Cloak” and “Dagger,” soon discover that their powers work better when they are together, and start to form a romantic relationship. The show explores the unique drama of young love, with a science-fiction edge that makes it even more interesting.
The show’s connection to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is not entirely explained but revealed through small, unique ways in various episodes throughout the show. With the upcoming release of Avengers: Endgame, fans of Cloak & Dagger are excited to see how their favorite show could tie into Marvel’s biggest film yet. While Cloak & Dagger airs on Freeform and is made specifically for a younger demographic, the show’s high production values have attracted fans of all ages.
Who plays Cloak?
The role of Tyrone Joseph is a challenging one and calls for an actor that can seamlessly transition from very dramatic scenes involving the use of superhero powers to light, romantic scenes with a hint of comedy. Aubrey Joseph is the actor who brings Cloak to life on screen and has become known as a multi-talented star with a bright future ahead of him.
Joseph was born in 1997 and got his start in entertainment on stage. He performed in The Lion King musical on Broadway and is involved in music as well, with a burgeoning rap career. While still quite young, Joseph landed small roles in TV shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Death Pact, and The Night Of. He also got some work in a few movies including Run All Night and Fading Gigolo. He scored his big break in 2017 when he was cast in Cloak & Dagger, and the rest is history.
What’s next for ‘Cloak & Dagger’?
With the second season of Cloak & Dagger currently airing on Freeform, fans are able to enjoy the ongoing adventures of the two gifted teenagers. While there has been no official word yet on a possible third season, at this point, it is looking highly likely. With the excitement of Avengers: Endgame, and more interest than ever in the Marvel Universe, fans will be looking to get their fix from as many different avenues as possible. Plus, Cloak & Dagger is consistently getting good reviews and drawing in a loyal fanbase of viewers. Hopefully, there will be an announcement regarding the third season in the near future.
As for Joseph, the young actor is staying busy working on Cloak & Dagger and has also been referencing new music set to release soon on his social media channels. There has been some buzz about Joseph’s character possibly making a big-screen appearance in a Marvel film – while that remains to be confirmed, the fanbase for Cloak & Dagger has certainly been established, with thousands of fans eager to see what Aubrey Joseph does next.