WOW! Kerry Katona stuns fans as she flashes her BUM in cheeky underwear photo

Kezza’s certainly not shy about her buff new bod!

Kerry Katona on ‘Loose Women’ TV show, London 2 February 2018

Kerry Katona has been proudly showing off her body since overhauling her lifestyle recently and now she’s gone even further by giving fans a cheeky flash of her BUM.

The mum-of-five posed in nothing but a black bra and matching knickers (and a tweed hat, randomly) as she posed for a revealing picture on Wednesday morning taken from behind.


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Kerry, 37, also flexed her muscular arms and spoke of how she’s feeling more comfortable than ever in her own skin – clearly!

‘Good morning world !! Feeling strong today in my mind and body!!!’ the Atomic Kitten star captioned the revealing snap.

‘Never felt so confident in who I am, where I’m going – the outer shell is just a bonus ! Never felt so toned and strong!’

Kerry’s daring post left her followers stunned and many praised her for the confident picture.

‘What a brave lady you are @kerrykatona7 . and also what a fine body,’ one fan commented, whilst another said: ‘WOW look at that ass!!!! #amazing!!!!’

Meanwhile one said: ‘Goo onnnn kezza your doing fab’

And one added: ’Just Wow Wow Wow!!!’

Kerry credits her own health plan and yoga practice with helping her to tone up and shed three stone.

She now regularly posts pictures in very little clothing whilst showing off her buff figure to fans.

The star has also been experimenting with her style, having taken to wearing various wigs in recent weeks.

However, Kerry has admitted that her new positive approach is all based on what’s on the inside rather than her appearance.

‘Beauty and happiness starts within!!!! #Strength #Warrior #Survivor #mummy,’ she captioned a smiley selfie on Wednesday.

Sending love, light, joy, peace, happiness 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

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It comes after the singer went through a rough time last year, having split from third husband George Kay.

She recently admitted that the break-up felt like a ‘death’ at the time but is now adamant that she wouldn’t reunite with her ex.

‘It’s just me and the kids at home now and a much happier house,’ she told OK! magazine. ‘He held me back, put me down and the financial strain of having him here was huge.

‘I wouldn’t take George back in a million years. Lilly would walk out if I did, and I’m not even attracted to him any more.’

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Inside Megan McKenna and Muggy Mike’s loved-up Barbados holiday

The new couple have been seriously packing on the PDA

They kept their romance relatively low-key whilst he finished his stint on Celebs Go Dating, but now Mike Thalassitis and Megan McKenna are packing on the PDA.

Making memories with this one @mike_thala ❤️

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The new couple are making up for lost time by sharing heaps of loved-up snaps from their dreamy Barbados holiday and we are SO JEL.

Aside from his ‘muggy’ behaviour, Mike made fame on Love Island for his Greek-God style good looks, and Megan clearly feels like she’s hit the jackpot.

Sharing a video of his hot bod, the former TOWIE star wrote: ‘Could have worse things to look at all day @mike_thala.’

And, Megan’s not the only one who is clearly feeling smitten. Hinting that he’s in it for the long haul, Mike gushed: ‘First of many,’ alongside a shot of the pair. Aw!

First of many…

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Megan, 25, even went on to hail Mike as her own ‘James Bond’ and shared a video of him emerging from the pool, writing: ‘Move over James Bond’.


Their PDA-filled holiday comes just days after Pete’s new TOWIE girlfriend branded Megan ‘irrelevant’.

Chatting at the TOWIE press day, Shelby Tribble – who has joined the show for series 22 – said: ‘I don’t know her so she is irrelevant.’

On his ex, Megan, Pete said: ‘I am not allowed to talk about Megan at all. I am not talking about her ever again. I’m not allowed.’

Well last night escalated quickly 🤦🏽‍♀️ @foreveruniqueofficial 💖

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Gushing over his new romance, the tattooed hunk confessed: ‘With Shelby all we do is laugh and have a good time together – and that’s a lovely way to be.


‘We have been together for a month; we have loads of fun together. At the minute we’re in a little bubble and we’re really enjoying each other’s company. At the minute everything is great between us.

‘We aren’t going to caught up in that reality TV world.’

Is that a little dig at Megan there, Pete?

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Ant McPartlin arrest latest: Police confirm no drugs were found

The presenter has headed back to rehab

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Anthony McPartlin
‘Britain’s Got Talent’ TV show auditions, London, UK – 31 Jan 2018

It’s been confirmed that no drugs were found on Ant McPartlin after he was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

Ant McPartlin

Police reportedly searched the Saturday Night Takeaway presenter’s car after he was involved in a three-vehicle crash in south-west London on Sunday.


Now a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police has told The Mirror: ‘No drugs were found on the 42-year-old man arrested or in the vehicle involved in the collision.

‘The man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drink-driving and was taken to south London police station. He’s been released under investigation.’

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Police also reportedly stated that while Ant failed a breathalyser test at the roadside, they couldn’t confirm whether that was because he was over the limit.

It comes after it was revealed that the I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! host has stepped down from his TV commitments after his arrest on suspicion of drink-driving and will return for a second stint in rehab.

And following Ant’s efforts to get himself healthy again, it was confirmed he won’t be appearing on our telly screens for the near future.

A statement released by ITV says: ‘We will be reviewing options for the last two episodes of the series (March 31 and April 7) which would not feature Ant who is taking time off to seek treatment.

‘We very much hope that he gets the help that he needs.’

Whilst this weekend’s episode of SNT has been cancelled, the future is unclear for the final two episodes of the series and it’s led viewers to tip several big names to stand in for Ant alongside Declan Donnelly.

Many have called for sidekick Scarlett Moffatt to do the honours and she’s also a favourite with the bookies.

Meanwhile others have suggested that Stephen Mulhern, Holly Willoughby and even Caroline Flack.

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‘I’ll go back to school if I need to’: Geordie Shore’s Marnie Simpson opens up about her struggles to read

Marnie admits she finds reading ‘difficult’

In June last year, the Geordie star opted for another hat.

Marnie Simpson might be a successful TV star but there’s one thing that she’s always struggled with – reading.

The former Geordie Shore regular previously spoke on Channel 5 show In Therapy of how she’s ‘not that good’ at being able to read and write, having explained to therapist Mandy Saligari: ‘I find it really hard to read a book, I don’t know why.


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‘I can read, but I find it hard to put it in my head, I can’t read like that. I’m not very good at putting the sentences together, I find it quite difficult.’

Now Marnie insists that her literary problems don’t worry her due to her television success, though admits she’ll seek help if she ever needs to.

‘I’ve never been in a situation where I need to read,’ says Marnie, 26. ‘I’m content in my life, I’ve got my business, I don’t need to go to school but I’ll go back if I need to. I’ve got two businesses that I own.’

The reality star – who is set to appear in the new series of Ex On The Beach alongside boyfriend Casey Johnson – is pleased of what she’s achieved but does have some regrets about her education.

Marnie explains to MailOnline: ’TV isn’t all I do, I do a lot of things away from TV. TV was never my main source of income. I do believe if I wasn’t on Geordie Shore I wouldn’t have had all this chances.

‘I’ve been very lucky and fortunate that I can have my successful business. I think if I could go back I would pay more attention in school.’

It comes after Marnie announced last week that she’s left Geordie Shore for good, five years after she joined the cast in 2013.

‘For everyone keep asking I have in fact permanently left Geordie shore, it was just time to move on,’ she told her Twitter fans.

‘it just wasn’t the same without everyone who left and I made the decision to leave, it was a wild 5 years and I’m really thankful I got to do it!’

All the more reason to get excited about Ex On The Beach to see what Marnie’s getting up to!

The new series kicks off on Wednesday 21 March at 10pm on MTV.

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‘We have our struggles!’ Liam Payne opens up about what’s REALLY going on with him and Cheryl

For weeks the One Direction singer and former Girls Aloud star have been plagued by split-talk but finally Liam Payne has revealed all.

Every relationship has it’s ups and downs and it turns out Liam Payne and Cheryl‘s is no different it seems.

In one of his most honest interviews to date, Liam, 24, has opened up about his and Cheryl’s two-year romance and has been extremely frank when it comes to addressing THOSE split rumours, suggesting that life between the pair isn’t as perfect as we’d expect.


Before the BRIT Awards last month, the pair were plagued with rumours they were on the rocks. Despite this, they turned up on the red carpet looking more together than ever.

Talking about the reports that their relationship was nothing more than a publicity stunt and ‘a sham’ the ex-One Direction star told ES Magazine: ‘The funniest thing was a week before we were getting married. The next week we’re splitting up.

‘And the thing for me is, I just like to think we’re somewhere in the middle. You know, we have our struggles — like of course I’m not gonna sit here and say that everything’s absolutely fine and dandy, because of course you go through different things, and that’s what a relationship is.

‘But we go through them together as a family and that’s the most important thing for me.’

‘This part of our relationship was never not going to happen, there was always going to be a little bit of tenseness in the way we sort ourselves out, but tell me a relationship in the world that doesn’t go through a spot like that?

‘It’s about whether you make it through or not, together, is the main point there I guess.’


Cheryl, 34, and Liam met when he was just 14-years-old and auditioned to be on The X Factor. Cheryl, at the time, was a judge after her success in Girls Aloud but the pair remained firm friends since that day.

They ended up getting together in early 2016. The pair then welcomed their first child, Bear, in March last year.

Bear turns one this week, and Liam says that once of the reasons why him and Chez work so well is because she understands the world that he lives in.

He said: ‘[I’m] very fortunate that I partnered up with someone who’s … very understanding with what I do. Because I don’t think anybody else could take it.

‘It’s difficult, obviously: having someone else who’s so high-profile in the media pushes everything that I do to another level, and I think it’s weird. I feel like the press are more obsessed with it than the nation are, which is quite funny.’

He added: ‘It is about making it work for us, not making it work how people think it should work.’

So, there you have it.



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‘You are an inspiration’: Stephanie Davis praised for very honest revelations about rehab after alcohol battle

Steph has opened up about her experiences in a radio talk show

In February 2017, after yet MORE drama with ex Jeremy McConnell, Stephanie Davis surprises Lorraine viewers with her different look during a live interview.

Stephanie Davis has been praised for giving a very honest interview about her experiences of going to rehab for her alcohol addiction.

The actress – who revealed in February that she’d sought treatment late last year – took part in a discussion on BBC Radio 5 on Tuesday night following the news that Ant McPartlin is returning to rehab after his arrest on suspicion of drink-driving, and she gave an emotional insight into her time in the facility.


MORE: Stephanie Davis wows fans with emotional performance – just hours before Jeremy McConnell breaks down on TV

‘Rehab saved my life,’ Steph, 25, explained during the discussion.

The mum-of-one admitted that she found the experience so helpful that she decided to extend her stay following her issues with booze.

‘I ended up doing over eight weeks,’ she revealed.’I stayed over Christmas. I needed it, it saved my life. It was the best thing I ever did.’

Steph spoke of how she fears she ‘would have died’ had she not gotten help, but confessed that she ‘hated’ therapy at first yet grew to love it.

’It’s scary [to talk to others], and I’m quite a talkative person,’ the former Hollyoaks star said. ‘You’re full of fear and shame. You feel like “they’re gonna judge me”.

‘But that ended up being the safest environment.’

Following her rehab the actress – who is a mum to one-year-old Caben from her tumultous relationship with Jeremy McConnell – revealed that she continued to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, sometimes as often as several times a day if she was struggling.

Now Steph says that her ‘sobriety comes first’ and she hopes that by speaking out she can encourage others to get the support they need.

‘I want to help as many people as possible, especially my age, and say it’s okay not to be okay,’ she explained.

Steph’s honest account of her experiences earned a great deal of praise from listeners who took to social media afterwards.

‘Excellent interview and very honest. Well done you on carrying on with the aftercare you need to keep on the right track #YouGotThis #proud,’ one Twitter user wrote, whilst another said: ‘You were terrific on Radio 5 just now, really hope it helps someone listening’

And one added: ‘Wow! What an inspiring radio show on rehab, addictions/alcoholism @bbc5live and a little window into what you and others go through. I applaud you for the aftercare you took seriously. up to 3 meetings a day to begin, and then 2 per week now! you are an inspiration.’

Another agreed: ‘Well done you, very brave to speak out, an important issue which you covered well’

Steph has thanked fans for their support and also hammered home her message by tweeting: ‘Addiction, recovery, sobriety’

Keep up the good work, Steph.

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Scarlett Moffatt hits out as she returns to social media following Ant McPartlin’s arrest

The Saturday Night Takeaway star has broken her silence

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Scarlett Moffatt
‘This Morning’ TV show, London, UK – 06 Oct 2017

Jungle Queen Scarlett Moffatt is on her way to becoming one of TV’s biggest stars. But life hasn’t always been so rosy for Scarlett. She grew up hiding a heartbreaking secret from her parent. From the age of 12, Scarlett’s life was made a misery by cruel bullies who poked fun at her looks and eccentric personality. In fact it got so bad, that she was allowed to leave school ten minutes early each day to avoid being beaten up. Now, more than a decade on and in support of our ‘Be Kind’ campaign, Scarlett will be talking for the first time on television about her horrific experience, and exactly what happened when she came face to face with one of her former bullies and how being bullied made her the person she is today.

Scarlett Moffatt has broken her silence following co-star Ant McPartlin’s arrest on suspicion of drink drinking by hitting out on Twitter.

The TV star – who presents alongside Ant and Declan Donnelly on Saturday Night Takeaway – apparently voiced her anger after claiming that several photographers were waiting outside her house in a message she went on to delete.


MORE: Saturday Night Takeaway fans call out Scarlett Moffatt for THIS awkward moment

Scarlett then got into a row with a fellow social media user who advised her to shut the blinds or curtains in her home, advice that didn’t go down well with the Geordie lass.

‘I don’t have blinds on my doors and why should I sit with all my curtains closed for the rest of my life!!’ Scarlett, 27, responded.

‘Home is meant to be your safe place!’

It comes amid uncertainty about the future of SNT after Ant, 42, was arrested on Sunday following a car crash involving three vehicles in London.

This weekend’s show has been cancelled and it’s also been announced that Ant will take a break from TV and return to rehab, having previously sought treatment for an addiction to prescription drugs and battles with substance and alcohol abuse.

ITV have revealed that they’re ‘reviewing options’ for the last two episodes of the series, scheduled to air on 31 March and 7 April, and many fans have speculated that Scarlett could potentially step in to host alongside Dec.

Others names suggested include Stephen Mulhern, Cat Deeley, Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.

Scarlett joined Ant and Dec on the Saturday Night Takeaway team in 2017 following her win on I’m A Celebrity and has loved every minute of it.

The former Gogglebox star recently revealed that she knew she’d made it when she started going out for Sunday dinner with the boys.

She’s also previously hailed the presenting duo as being her ‘heroes’.

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Trey Songz Booked on Felony Domestic Assault Allegations, Says He’s “Being Lied on and Falsely Accused”

Trey Songz was booked on felony domestic assault charges. The singer turned himself into the authorities Monday (March 19) after allegedly punching and choking a woman during NBA All-Star weekend last month.

Songz—with his lawyer Shawn Holley by his side—turned himself into the Los Angeles Police Department around 6 a.m. Monday morning and was booked on the felony charges. He was released at 8 a.m. after posting $50,000 bond.

The 33-year-old has remained mostly quiet on the alleged incident. However, he broke his silence before turning himself in and denied the allegations. “I am being lied on and falsely accused for someone’s personal gain,” he tweeted against his lawyers and management’s advice.

A woman named Andrea Buera accused Songz of physically attacking her for talking to another man at a Hollywood Hills party during All-Star weekend in February. She said he hit her so hard, she had a concussion.

Buera described the alleged incident in a press conference:

“I was attending an after party when Trey began yelling at me, choking me, punching me and ultimately, he knocked me to the ground. While I was on the ground, he continued punching me. And he did not stop until his security guard pulled him off of me.

“…I had to go to the hospital because he hit me so hard I had a concussion and was throwing up from the migraines.”

TMZ shared several photos of Buerea’s alleged injuries.

According to TMZ, Songz says there are witnesses that refute Buera’s claims. The site also reports that Buera’s original statement to police was “filled with inconsistencies.”

Buera’s lawyer Lisa Bloom made a statement to Page Six upon learning Songz had turned himself in:

“We are delighted at the news that Trey Songz has been arrested for felony domestic assault against my client Andrea Buera. Andrea will fully cooperate with the investigation and is ready, willing, and able to testify at trial, should that be necessary. We urge any witnesses to contact the Los Angeles police.”

Buera was granted a temporary restraining order against Songz earlier this month. A hearing for a permanent order is set to occur in late March; Buera will testify.

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Review: Syfy’s Krypton Is the Take on Superman/Supergirl Lore We Need Right Now

I’ll admit it. I was skeptical. When I first heard that Syfy was making a Superman prequel series, my first thought was, “Why?” Now that I’ve had a chance to screen the pilot, I need to eat a whole bunch of crow. Not only is Krypton a good show, but it’s a take on Superman/Supergirl that we need right now.

Krypton tells the story of Superman’s grandfather, Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), as a young man at a critical point in Krypton’s history. Seg-El was born into a revolutionary, Kryptonian Science Guild family, in Kandor City, and when he was a young boy, the city was taken over by a masked ruler known as The Voice of Rao. Meanwhile, his grandfather, Val-El, had some bonkers ideas. Like that Krypton “isn’t alone in the universe.” Ideas that would surely challenge any kind of faith-based tyrannical stronghold, which is why Val is put to death…

…and his family, including Seg-El and his parents, is stripped of its rank, and the name of El is to be erased from the history of Krypton. Seg then grows up among the “rankless,” those without a guild, who are considered to have no honor, and as we watch adult Seg scamming some dudes in a random bar with his best friend, we are given a vision of Krypton that we’ve never really seen before.

One of the things I found myself loving most about Krypton was the fact that it was giving us a different side of this culture we know from comic books. Much of the inspiration for the show was taken from John Byrne’s Superman: The Many Worlds of Krypton, as well as other stories spotlighting the doomed planet by writers like Paul Kupperberg, Cary Bates, and Marv Wolfman.

We’re so used to seeing the shimmering spires, the people dressed in crisp, angular clothing, their clipped speech, and demeanor. But that isn’t everyone, and this show is about the people at the bottom. The people without ranks, or fancy clothes, who are just trying to get by any way they can. Throw a newly-tyrannical government on top of that, and Krypton becomes that much more relevant to a contemporary audience.

The show very much has a Battlestar Galactica/The Expanse vibe to it, but thankfully maintains a bit more humor than those shows. This is largely thanks to a charming performance by Cameron Cuffe as Seg-El, who strikes a great balance between wise-cracking, sarcastic con artist, and descendant of revolutionaries being called to find his place in his family’s work.

In addition to showing us a side of Krypton we’re not used to seeing, we also get to know Kryptonian society a bit better, particularly when it comes to the Guilds and how they function (and their inevitable conflicts with each other), but also when it comes to things like conflict between classes, as well as the basics of Kryptonian society: like, how do people fall in love and form families? (ie: carrying a baby in your body as opposed to growing it in a genesis chamber is so old-school!)

KRYPTON -- Season:1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Wallis Day as Nyssa-Vex, Cameron Cuffe as Seg-El, Georgina Campbell as Lyta-Zod

The icing on the cake for me, however, was the show’s women. Yes, this is a male-led show, Seg is surrounded by amazing women like his mother, Charys-El (Paula Malcolmson), to whom there’s more than meets the eye; or Lyta Zod (Georgina Campbell, and yes you read “Zod” correctly), the woman Seg loves whose mother iswait for itGeneral Alura Zod (Ann Ogbomo); and then there’s Nyssa-Vex (Wallis Day), the daughter of The Voice of Rao’s second-in-command, Daron-Vex (Elliot Cowan). Nyssa is the youngest of five daughters, which apparently means she’s the one the family cares about the least. She’s fascinating because she has all this rank privilege that she doesn’t really care about at all, because she’s still treated like less-than by her family. Oh, and did I mention that through events I don’t want to spoil, Nyssa ends up getting promised to Seg in marriage?

I’m very much looking forward to Seg, Lyta, and Nyssa somehow teaming up to serve the resistance against tyranny and the fight for knowledge. However, that might be difficult considering that Lyta’s mom…never mind. More stuff I don’t want to spoil. Let’s just say that both these women come from very interesting family dynamics, which has shaped them into survivors in very different ways. I can’t wait to see how they evolve. Alura-Zod, too.

There’s another element to the story that’s really cool that I don’t want to get into because, again, spoilers. Let’s just say it involves Seg in the back alleys of Kandor City…talking to a dude in a baseball cap and a hoodie? Yup. That dude gets Seg involved in a mission that will ultimately (hopefully) not only save Krypton, but save his family name and future. He might not be the last of his line after all! (I mean, Superman fans know he’s not, but just go with it)

I would highly recommend giving it a whirl. If you’re even slightly familiar with or interested in Superman or Supergirl, Krypton has a lot to offer: great performances, a unique social relevance, and a freedom in its storytelling that is the product of it being on a cable network. And if you’re a big fan of our favorite Kryptonian Super-family, then it’s just hella fun.

Oh, and by the way, I’ll be live-tweeting the premiere of the pilot tomorrow on The Mary Sue’s Twitter, as well as posting videos and photos to TMS’ Instagram while I’m in attendance at the Krypton premiere party at DC Entertainment Headquarters tomorrow night! So if you want to keep up with that make sure you’re following our socials!

Krypton premieres tomorrow, March 21st at 10:00PM ET on SyFy .

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We Learn What Drives Tandy and Tyrone in This New Cloak and Dagger Trailer

Freeform has released a new trailer for Cloak & Dagger, their adaptation about the two Marvel comic book characters of the same name. We’ve seen a sneak peek of our heroes’ first meeting before, but this latest trailer gives us a better look at the powers that Tyrone Johnson (played by Aubrey Joseph) and Tandy Bowen (played by Olivia Holt) will wield, and it also gives us some glimpses into their motivations and personalities.

In Tyrone’s voiceover, he talks about the pressure to be perfect and the fear that motivates him. “I feel like I have to be perfect, like I have to do everything right,” he says. “… There’s something about fear that pushes me. It has my whole life.” Actor Aubrey Joseph has previously said that this role was “one of the first roles that, to me, fully showcased what it is to be a young black male in America right now,” and based on this dialogue, it seems like the show will grapple with the pressure that minority students often feel to publicly excel in the face of racism and stereotypes.

Tandy, on the other hand, doesn’t feel that same drive in response to fear. She runs. “I run away from everything,” she says in the trailer. “I’ve had a lot of things taken from me, and everything I have I’ve had to steal.” Showrunner Joe Pokaski previously described Tandy as “a young woman who gets these powers, who does the wrong thing sometimes, and slowly finds herself a hero,” so it looks like her arc will involve learning when to stand her ground rather than run away.

This focus on character also seems to fit with what we’ve heard about the show so far. “A Marvel hero always begins with the person, not the power,” said Jeph Loeb, the head of Marvel Television.. “… It’s more important that you care about Tyrone, and that you care about Tandy, and then the rest follows.”

The voiceover also hints at a larger conflict and purpose surrounding Tyrone and Tandy’s powers. “First, we look at the past,” it begins ominously. “New Orleans is a rollercoaster of destruction and rebirth: fire, famine, disease, war … It always came down to two people: the divine pairing … It’s the same as it was for all the others: one will live and one will die.” I don’t love the idea of the show pitting Tyone and Tandy against each other, since their powers are meant to be complementary, but I do love the idea of giving this show a real sense of place. New Orleans is such an iconic American city, and it’s ideal for examining so many elements in our history and contemporary politics.

What did you make of the trailer, though?

Cloak & Dagger premieres Thursday, June 7 on Freeform.

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