バラエティ confirmed that the 19-year-old, who plays Charlie Spring in the popular Netflix series, will take on an entirely different role for Agatha: Coven of Chaos. Locke will star in the ワンダヴィジョン 振り落とす と一緒に キャスリン・ハーン, who is reprising her role as Agatha Harkness.
ロック reacted to the news Instagramで, sharing a screenshot of the バラエティ article announcing his casting.
“When I found out I got an email which said ‘welcome to the marvel universe,'” he wrote alongside the post. “And I screamed. 💜💜💜”
Agatha: Coven of Chaos has been described as a dark comedy that will center on Harkness — the fan-favorite villain from ワンダヴィジョン. The limited series, 主演 エリザベスオルセン と ポール・ベタニー, aired one season on Disney+ in 2021 but isn’t expected to continue.
“これは definitely a limited series,” オルセン, 33, said in a virtual chat with ケイリー・クオコ 六月に 2021 にとって バラエティ'NS 俳優の俳優 シリーズ. “つまり, I’m saying that. わからない. つまり, with Marvel, you can never say no. People die, 人 [come back to life].”
Details surrounding Agatha: Coven of Chaos‘ プロット, as well as information on Locke’s character, are currently unknown.
Locke is best known for playing warm-hearted high schooler Charlie on ハートストッパー. シリーズで, based on graphic novels of the same name by author Alice Oseman, Charlie is one of very few openly gay kids at his school. He soon develops a close friendship with jock Nick Nelson (Kit Connor) that eventually blossoms into a romance.
The Netflix series has received praise from viewers and critics alike. It currently holds NS 100 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes.
The streaming service 更新されました ハートストッパー 5月 シーズンを通して 3.
“I think it’s quite easy to look ahead at a second season because of volume 3 と 4 of the novels,” Locke also told エンターテインメントウィークリー 5月. “Charlie develops an eating disorder and his mental health takes a turn for the worse and I think that would be interesting to look into, especially if the show continues to be very much a teen show.”
Ahead of his Marvel-ous announcement on Tuesday, Locke showed he’s a friend an ally to Connor after the 18-year-old came out as bisexual in response to fan criticism he was “queerbaiting” by playing a bisexual character while apparently straight in real life.
Connor debunked the claims on Twitter, which surfaced in response to a photo of the actor holding hands with his A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow costar Maia Reficco.
“I’m bi,” he wrote on Monday night, “congrats for forcing an 18 year old to out himself. I think some of you missed the point of the show. さよなら。”
“You owe nothing to anyone. 私はあなたをとても誇りに思っています 私の友人,” Locke tweeted earlier on Tuesday.
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季節 1 の ハートストッパー is currently available on Netflix.