Ms. Marvel series coming to Disney+
That's right, you heard it! A live action version of the Muslim Pakistani Female Super-Hero Kamala Khan aka Ms Marvel is making her way to Disney+ in a brand new series announced at D23 Expo!
Not only will this be the first time Ms Marvel will be launched as live action, but Marvel boss Kevin Feigi has confirmed she will also be part of the MCU crossing over to the movies! Imagine her fighting alongside Captain Marvel in the next Avengers movie?! WE'RE GEEKING OUT!
“We wanted to get Captain Marvel out there first so that there is something for a young Muslim girl to get inspired by,” Feige said during the annual Produced By conference in June 2018.
Brie Larson (aka Captain Marvel), who is also a big fan of Ms Marvel told ComicBook.com in February the inclusion of Khan in a Captain Marvel sequel is “the goal.”
“I feel like she’s the future, So when I’ve been asked about the future of the MCU, or the future of the Captain Marvel series, I want to be with her.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter, British writer Bisha K. Ali, a comedian and staff writer on Hulu's Four Weddings and a Funeral, will be penning the series and acting as showrunner.
For those of you who don't know who the character is, she was created by Sana Amanat and Stephen Wacker, writer G. Willow Wilson, and artists Adrian Alphona and Jamie McKelvie, The first Muslim Super-Hero to headline her own comicbook series.
Kamala Khan is an American Pakistani from New Jersy that has Inhuman genes in the aftermath of the "Inhumanity" storyline and gains shapeshifting abilities. She takes on the mantle of Ms. Marvel from her idol Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel
Kamala Khan is also set to appear in recently announced Marvel's Avengers Video Game...Marvel you're spoiling us!
Sony's 'Venom' star Riz Ahmed shared his interest on Twitter to get involved in the production to some level, but no word on if that's confirmed. While there have been numerous actresses from all around the world campaigning to take on the role, castings have not yet been announced but we're expecting one soon!
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