种类 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 万达视界 spin-off 旁边 Kathryn Hahn, who is reprising her role as Agatha Harkness.
Locke reacted to the news 在 Instagram 上, sharing a screenshot of the 种类 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 万达视界. The limited series, starring Elizabeth Olsen 和 保罗·贝坦尼, aired one season on Disney+ in 2021 but isn’t expected to continue.
“它的 definitely a limited series,” Olsen, 33, said in a virtual chat with 凯莉·措科 在六月 2021 为了 种类的 哈维尔巴登曾经从蛋糕里跳出来，“打扮得像个邦女郎” 系列. “我的意思是, I’m saying that. 我不知道. 我的意思是, with Marvel, you can never say no. People die, 人们 [come back to life].”
Details surrounding Agatha: Coven of Chaos‘ plot, as well as information on Locke’s character, are currently unknown.
Locke is best known for playing warm-hearted high schooler Charlie on 心塞. In the series, 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 (套件康纳) that eventually blossoms into a romance.
The Netflix series has received praise from viewers and critics alike. It currently holds 一种 100 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes.
The streaming service renewed 心塞 在五月 through season 3.
“I think it’s quite easy to look ahead at a second season because of volume 3 和 4 of the novels,” Locke also told 娱乐周刊 在五月. “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. Bye.”
“You owe nothing to anyone. I’m so proud of you my friend,” Locke tweeted earlier on Tuesday.
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季节 1 的 心塞 is currently available on Netflix.