Today denotes the release of the third and final season of Marvel’s Runaways with every episode of the batch released on Hulu. And keeping in mind that this is the finish of their adventures with the superpowered team of teens, it likewise serves as the coda to another Marvel Television series that was canceled after only two seasons. Subsequent to showing up at the last part of the seventh episode, leading into Episode 8 where Cloak & Dagger leave on an experience with Nico and the group into the Dark Dimension in hopes of rescue their companion Alex. Ty and Tandy’s powers demonstrate to be essential in exploring this bizarre version of their own reality as they come up against the forces of Morgan le Fay.
Showrunners Stephanie Savage and Joshua Schwartz talked with TheWrap about uniting these two shows, uncovering that it has been in progress for quite a while.
“It was actually something that we had wanted to do from the beginning,” said Schwartz. “Cloak & Dagger and Runaways are so tied together in the comics. We always felt like it would be a really natural storyline to have them come visit LA, as they do in the comic.”
The group up isn’t only a reason to execute some fan service and show these two fan-most loved Marvel groups together, yet it pushes the Runaways toward some key disclosures for their third season.
“It’s a huge moment for our kids to realize there are other teens how to have powers,” Savage said. “That idea of feeling less alone, and knowing that there are other kids out there going through the same thing, felt like a really important story to tell… Our characters don’t get that much opportunity to interact with people the same age that they are, because of their situation.”
Regardless of the two shows being delivered under the now covered Marvel Television and airing on Disney-owned properties, there were still a few complications in bringing the Freeform characters to Hulu.
“Because of the different networks, and what have you, it becomes a little more complicated,” said Schwartz. “And then when everything started to go under one roof at Disney, there was an opportunity to do that for Season 3. We had reached out to [Cloak & Dagger showrunner] Joe Pokaski, made sure he was good with it. It all felt like, if you were a fan of the Cloak & Dagger TV show, you would recognize the characters.”
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