Watch 'Marvel's Runaways' on Hulu November 21!

See the acclaimed comic RUNAWAYS by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona be brought to life when “Marvel’s Runaways” premieres next week on Hulu. RUNAWAYS follows six teens who find out their parents are part of a villainous cult called the Pride. One of these families are the Minorus, dark wizards who wield the powerful Staff of One.

Marvel.com talked to Lyrica Okano, who plays Nico Minoru, and the Minoru parents, Tina, played by Brittany Ishibashi, and Robert, played by James Yaegashi. We found out about the competitive mother-daughter relationship, and the complications of shutting down your emotions. The Minoru family dynamic is definitely a complicated one.

When tragedy occurs, relationships become strained. Yaegashi talked about the impact it has on the Minorus. “Whenever you have a family tragedy, it affects everybody. It’s the storm that’s spinning around us that we have to find our bearings in, both in terms of our relationship, as well as our relationship with Nico. When we find at the onset of the story, she’s on the verge of really kind of getting out of reach for us. There’s a heightened sense of like, we really have to do something.”

As the co-founders of Wizard, the Minorus’ expertise in tech make them an essential part of Pride. This tech-like, logical outlook is the same approach that Tina Minoru uses when it comes to parenting. Ishibashi explained, “From Tina’s perspective, Nico is handling this hardship inappropriately. It’s not an efficient way to live if you’re just stuck in all this emotion. And she just wears it so outwardly. You just look at her and you’re like ‘obviously you’re going through some stuff.’ I just wish that she would maybe contain it a little bit more and move on with her life.”

Ignoring emotions never ends well, and Okano puts Nico’s feelings into perspective. “Nico, she sees her mom as overbearing and very secretive and not a lot of great things. So that really does push her to group up with the Runaways, with each other. Basically, she doesn’t want to be at home. She doesn’t want to have to stay at home and do this alone anymore.”

The Staff of One is a powerful iconic weapon from the comics and will make its debut appearance in “Marvel’s Runaways.” Ishibashi talked about the relevance of the item to the Minorus. “We really get to see it’s evolution, what’s going to be exciting for people to see with the Staff of One is that that mother and daughter are both able to use it. That’s a really loaded dynamic. I know that as a mother, and in Tina’s relationship with Nico, there is an element that’s almost competitive. That thing of when you feel like you’re being outseated or replaced or someone is doing something just as good as, or even better than you. But it is cool. To be able to see Nico discover the Staff in this first season and kind of see what that opens up for her, as a person and the world, is really cool.”

“The thing with the Runaways that’s so cool is that we’re all so different,” said Okano. “You don’t expect a beautiful, perfect Church girl to be the superhero that she is. And for a Japanese-American goth girl to be the superhero that she is. It allows every girl out there to be like ‘no, I relate to that character! I relate to that character!’ We all have our own strengths and weaknesses that people can relate to and I think it means a lot.”

For Okano, she realized that their powers stemmed from their weaknesses. “It’s like that in real life. Once we get in touch with what our weaknesses are, we can probably find strength out of them too.”

Get ready to run and learn more about the Minorus when “Marvel’s Runaways” premieres its first three episodes exclusively on Hulu November 21! Be sure to follow @Runaways on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Runaways” Facebook page!

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New episodes of 'Marvel's Luke Cage' debut Friday, June 22 on Netflix.

“Marvel’s Luke Cage” Season 2 debuts this Friday, June 22, on Netflix, and the hero of Harlem is now the subject of the latest Marvel 101!

Watch the video above to get an overview on what makes Luke the man he is, as seen in “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” Season 1, “Marvel’s Luke Cage” Season 1, and “Marvel’s The Defenders.”

For more on “Marvel’s Luke Cage,” be sure to also watch our recent Marvel 101 focused on Shades!

In “Marvel’s Luke Cage” Season 2, after clearing his name, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) has become a celebrity on the streets of Harlem with a reputation as bulletproof as his skin. But being so well known has only increased the pressure he feels to protect the community. With the rise of a formidable new foe, Luke is forced to confront the fine line that separates a hero from a villain.

“Marvel’s Luke Cage” is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker (“SouthLAnd,” “Ray Donovan”) along with Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” “Marvel’s Daredevil”), and Jim Chory (“Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” “Marvel’s Daredevil”).

You can see Luke Cage in action in “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” Season 1“Marvel’s Luke Cage” Season 1 and “Marvel’s The Defenders,” now streaming on Netflix. Follow @LukeCage on Twitter and like “Marvel’s Luke Cage” on Facebook for all the latest news and updates.

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Spidey is back in new adventures beginning Monday, June 18 at 6:30-7:30pm ET/PT on Disney XD!

“Marvel’s Spider-Man” Season 2 premieres this Monday, with a special hour-long return that includes two brand new episodes, beginning at 6:30pm ET/PT on Disney XD.

First, in “How I Thwipped My Summer Vacation,” in a series of shorts, we follow Peter Parker as he tries to have the best summer vacation ever, only to have his plans be consistently ruined by his responsibilities as Spider-Man.

Then, in “Take Two,” Spider-Man is excited to start his second year as a super hero (and his second year as a student at Horizon High) but discovers that Doc Ock also claims to want a second chance… Can Otto be trusted?

You can check out a preview clip from the premiere at the top of the page, and the Season 2 poster and new images in the gallery below.

“Marvel’s Spider-Man” – “How I Thwipped My Summer Vacation” and “Take Two” air Monday, June 18 from 6:30-7:30pm ET/PT on Disney XD!

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The brand-new original series amassed 7.3 million views across linear and digital platforms!

The debut of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” ranked as Freeform’s biggest series launch in over two years in Total Viewers (1.64 million). In fact, the series’ opener stood as Freeform’s most-watched drama telecast on any night since the series finale of “Pretty Little Liars” in June 2017.

In the first three days after its launch, “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” stood as the best-ever digital debut in Freeform history (716,000 starts) and generated 7.3 million views across linear and digital platforms. The series was Thursday’s No. 1 most-social scripted series with 112,000 engagements across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr.

Competitively, “Cloak & Dagger” opened as Thursday’s No. 1 cable program among Teens 12-17 (151,000/0.62 rating), the No. 1 scripted series on cable among Women 18-49 (439,000/0.68 rating) and as the No. 1 original scripted cable series among Women 18-34 (165,000/0.47 rating), Adults 18-49 (737,000/0.57 rating), Adults 18-34 (261,000/0.38 rating), Persons 12-34 (412,000/0.44 rating) and Females 12-34 (249,000/0.53 rating).

After three days of TV playback, “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” jumped by +78% in Total Viewers over its L+SD average (872,000 to 1.56 million in L+3) to post the largest-ever L+3 lift of any Freeform debut.

Brand new episodes of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” air exclusively on Freeform Thursdays at 8p/7c! Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” and Marvel Television! Be sure to follow @CloakandDagger on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” Facebook page!

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The season wraps up Tuesday, June 12 at 10:00pm ET/PT on FX!

The brewing conflict between David Haller (Dan Stevens) and the Shadow King (Navid Negahban) comes to a head Tuesday night on FX, in the “Legion” Season 2 finale! You can check out a new preview for the episode above, as David fights the future.

Written by Noah Hawley and directed by Keith Gordon, “Legion” – “Chapter 19” airs Tuesday, June 12 at 10:00pm ET/PT on FX.

For more on “Legion,” which was recently renewed for Season 3, watch Earth’s Mightiest Show‘s interview with Dan Stevens and also be sure to read our look at the comic book history of the Shadow King!

You can follow “Legion” on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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Ready or not, Luke is back on Friday, June 22.

With ten days to go until “Marvel’s Luke Cage” returns with new episodes on Friday, June 22 on Netflix, a brand new trailer is here for Season 2 of the series.

Watch the trailer above to get a bigger look at what to expect in Season 2, as Luke finds himself caught in the middle of the escalating conflict between Mariah (Alfre Woodard) and the powerful new threat known as Bushmaster (Mustafa Shakir).

In “Marvel’s Luke Cage” Season 2, after clearing his name, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) has become a celebrity on the streets of Harlem with a reputation as bulletproof as his skin. But being so well known has only increased the pressure he feels to protect the community. With the rise of a formidable new foe, Luke is forced to confront the fine line that separates a hero from a villain.

“Marvel’s Luke Cage” is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker (“SouthLAnd,” “Ray Donovan”) along with Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” “Marvel’s Daredevil”), and Jim Chory (“Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” “Marvel’s Daredevil”).

You can see Luke Cage in action in “Marvel’s Luke Cage” Season 1 and “Marvel’s The Defenders,” now streaming on Netflix. Follow @LukeCage on Twitter and like “Marvel’s Luke Cage” on Facebook for all the latest news and updates.

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The OST features track by Olivia Holt who plays Tandy/Dagger on 'Marvel's Cloak & Dagger'!

Between the debut of the new, original Freeform series “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” last night, this week’s surprise release of the CLOAK AND DAGGER digital comic series, as well as Cloak and Dagger-related events across Marvel Games, there isn’t a better time for fans of the crimefighting duo, Cloak and Dagger! If you caught last night’s two-hour premiere, you’d be hard-pressed to miss the incredible music that serves as the backdrop for New Orleans and drives the story forward. Today, Marvel Music and Hollywood Records dropped the digital soundtrack album for “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger,” which features a track from Olivia Holt who stars as Tandy Bowen in the show.

Listen to Olivia Holt’s cover of Come Sail Away above!

The OST also features a selection of music from the first season of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” from artists such as The Siege, Overcoats, Ruelle, Bea Miller, The Phantoms, MILCK, morgxn, Isak Danielson & more.

The track list for the “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” OST is:

  1. Come Sail Away – Olivia Holt
  2. Arise – The Siege
  3. Leave the Light On – Overcoats
  4. Trigger – Ruelle
  5. Quiet – MILCK
  6. Get What I Came For – The Phantoms
  7. Run Wild – Thutmose & NoMBe
  8. to the grave – Bea Miller & Mike Stud
  9. home – morgxn
  10. It’s a Crying Shame – The Roues Brothers
  11. Harlem – Cathedrals
  12. Ending – Isak Danielson

Stream Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger OST here: http://hollywoodrecs.co/CloakDaggerOST
Download Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger OST here: http://hollywoodrecs.co/CloakDaggerDL

In case you missed it, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger stars Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph stopped by Earth’s Mightiest Show to talk about their brand-new Freeform series, test how much they know each other, and more!

Brand new episodes of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” air exclusively on Freeform Thursdays at 8p/7c! Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” and Marvel Television! Be sure to follow @CloakandDagger on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” Facebook page!

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Before the new season debuts this fall, watch a special interview with two pop culture icons.

“Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest,” the next season of the “Avengers” animated series, debuts this fall and it will feature guest appearances by two truly legendary and beloved figures in pop culture history – none other than Mark Hamill and Stan Lee! Hamill will be reprising his role from earlier seasons as the villainous Arnim Zola, while Lee will be providing one of his famous cameos.

During a visit to a voice record session for “Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest,” Hamill and Lee sat down with Marvel HQ for a conversation about Marvel heroes and villains, their approach to voice acting and much more! You can check out the video at the top of the page to hear what “Star Wars” icon Hamill, who’s had a long and acclaimed career doing voice over roles in animation, and Stan “The Man” himself, who co-created so many beloved Marvel characters, had to say!

Don’t miss Mark Hamill and Stan Lee in “Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest,” coming this fall to Disney XD!

In “Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest,” the Black Panther must decide his loyalties. Is he an Avenger first or King of Wakanda? As the mysterious Shadow Council rises to challenge Wakanda, T’Challa teams up with his sister Shuri to go on missions that no other Avenger can. It’s a globe-trotting journey of espionage and mystery as old foes resurface and new friends are made. In the end, Black Panther must balance defending his home and stopping threats before they start. Is he a sword or a shield? Only he can decide.

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The 'Empire' alum will play Reeva in the FOX series, which is back this fall with new episodes.

Grace Byers (“Empire”) has joined the cast of “The Gifted” for Season 2 of the FOX series.

Byers will play Reeva, a smart, charming, authoritative, elegant, beautiful woman who is ruthless in her efforts to fight for her people. She leads an elite band of followers and has a soft spot for her new recruits, but is still capable of extreme violence in defense of her vision.

Grace Byers

Reeva will be teaming up with Polaris (Emma Dumont), Andy Strucker (Percy Hynes White) and the Frost sisters (Skyler Samuels) in the “Inner Circle,” following the huge turn of events that occurred at the end of Season 1.

“The Gifted” Season 2 will debut this fall on FOX. For more on “The Gifted,” check out Marvel.com’s interview with executive producer Matt Nix about how Season 1 ended and what could be in store for Season 2.

You can catch up on the entire first season of “The Gifted” now with On Demand, FOX Now, FOX.com or Hulu!

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See Tandy and Tyrone come to life on the small screen with 'Marvel's Cloak & Dagger' on Freeform!

For long time Marvel fans of Cloak and Dagger, you’ll finally get to see these young teens in action when the brand-new, original “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” series premieres on Freeform this Thursday, June 7!

While the coming-of-age series will be based in New Orleans, the comics are based in MU’s New York, but their strong relationship is unchanged. Their synergetic bond is based in Cloak’s ability to summon and enter the Darkforce Dimension which is counteracted by Dagger’s psionic light. If you’re not familiar with Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson, not to worry, we have a few comics that will get you familiar with the duo that are Light and Darkness incarnate.

Get to know Cloak and Dagger with these must-read comics!

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #64 (1982) 
Bill Mantlo, Ed Hannigan, Jim Mooney

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #64

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #64

  • Published: March 10, 1982
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: October 02, 2017
  • Writer: Bill Mantlo
  • Penciller: Ed Hannigan
What is Marvel Unlimited?

The first appearance of Tandy and Ty had them tangling with the infamous webslinger as the duo look for those who experimented on them. We even see Spider-Man become a victim of Tandy’s light daggers. This is a great first look at the duo and a classic book for Spidey fans.

CLOAK AND DAGGER (1983)
Bill Mantlo, Rick Leonardi 

Cloak and Dagger (1983) #1

Cloak and Dagger (1983) #1

  • Published: October 01, 1983
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: April 03, 2009
What is Marvel Unlimited?

After a successful run-in with Spider-Man, Cloak and Dagger were given their own four-issue limited series. This book was unique because it didn’t focus on costumed heroes and villains, but instead on the pair’s crusade against drug dealers.

STRANGE TALES (1987)
Bill Mantlo, Brett Blevins

Cloak and Dagger paired up with Doctor Strange for STRANGE TALES! This series was significant because the duo finally got a nemesis—Mister Jip, an evil mystic tied to the Kamar Taj, who kicks off conflict by deceiving Cloak.

THE MUTANT MISADVENTURES OF CLOAK AND DAGGER (1988)
Terry Austin, Dan Lawlis, P. Craig Russell

The first issue of THE MUTANT MISADVENTURES OF CLOAK AND DAGGER series has Dagger blind; writer Terry Austin, with help from the American Foundation for the Blind, was able to show an accurate impact of the impairment not only on how it affected heroics but for blind people’s everyday lives.

RUNAWAYS (2015)
Noelle Stevenson, Sanford Greene 

Runaways (2015) #1

Runaways (2015) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

This revival of Brian K. Vaughan’s RUNAWAYS series features millennials on the run, and here you’ll find none other than our very own Tandy and Tyrone joined by familiar faces including a young Bucky Barnes, Jubilee, and more.

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See the divine pairing for yourself when “Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger” debuts on Freeform, June 7 with a two-hour premiere at 8pm ET/PT! Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” and Marvel Television! Be sure to follow @CloakandDagger on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” Facebook page!

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