Marvel has chosen Ms. Marvel for the upcoming Disney + series.
Kamala Khan role will be played by newcomer Iman Vellani, according to reports from the two Deadline and Variety.
Not much is known about the young actress, although she was part of the “Next Wave Committee” of the 2019 Toronto Film Festival where she was invited to showcase films with various actors and filmmakers who she says , would resonate with it. peers.
Khan is a 16-year-old Pakistani-American girl from New Jersey who admires superheroes such as Captain Marvel. Marvel previously revealed that she has the ability to “change shape and size.”
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She also “employs an idealistic attitude as much as any power to make the world a better place.”
Ms. Marvel became the first Muslim Marvel character to star in her own title in 2014, and will now be Marvel Studios’ first Muslim onscreen hero when the show debuts on the streaming service.
Marvel boss Kevin Feige has previously hinted that she will also appear in future films as part of the Avengers.
The big casting news comes soon after Ms. MarvelThe directors were revealed earlier this month.
Bad boys for lifeof Adil El Arbi et Bilall Fallah, The walking dead, The punisher and OutlanderMeera Menon and Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy are all on board.
Ms. Marvel is one of the many Marvel shows coming to Disney +.
Other projects on the list include WandaVision, The falcon and the winter soldier and Loki.
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