Variety reported on Tuesday that “Heartstopper’ star Joe Locke, 19, has joined the cast of the new Disney+ and Marvel series Agatha: Coven of Chaos. Locke celebrated the casting news on Twitter, reposting the Variety article along with the emojis: ‘’
Agatha: Coven of Chaos is a spinoff of ‘WandaVision,’ released on Disney+ in 2021. The new series centers on Agatha Harkness (Kathryn Hahn), a witch who masqueraded as Agnes, the nosy neighbor of Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany). Hahn will reprise Agatha in the new series, with Emma Caulfield Ford returning as the character Dottie. Details about Locke’s character are being kept under wraps, although sources said he will play a gay teen with a dark sense of humor.
Locke is best known for playing Charlie Spring on the Netflix series Heartstopper, based on a popular web comic and graphic novel. Netflix has already renewed the series for a second and third season.
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