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Disney+ and Marvel Studios’ new sequence “Ms. Marvel” marks the onscreen arrival of the fan-favorite character Kamala Khan, a 16-year-old Pakistani American and the MCU’s first Muslim hero.
“It’s probably not the brown women from Jersey Metropolis who get to save lots of the world,” Khan, performed by newcomer Iman Vellani, says within the trailer, launched on Tuesday.
However Khan does simply that when she develops cosmic, energy-based energy much like her idol, Captain Marvel, after discovering a mystical bracelet that unleashes her superhero potential.
This marks a significant departure from the character’s comedian e book origin story, wherein Khan’s skill to change her physique into any measurement or form was unlocked after she was uncovered to a mutation-causing vapor often called Terrigen Mist.
Marvel first launched the character in 2013 earlier than giving Khan her personal title the next 12 months for an award-winning and historic run.
What has remained the identical is the coming-of-age story on the coronary heart of Khan’s journey as she struggles to search out her id whereas navigating highschool, imply women, crushes and an timeless love for superheroes.
“An avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe, Kamala is a Tremendous Hero mega fan with an outsized creativeness—significantly in the case of Captain Marvel,” the official description for the sequence reads. “But Kamala seems like she doesn’t slot in at college and typically even at residence—that’s, till she will get tremendous powers just like the heroes she’s at all times seemed as much as. Life will get higher with tremendous powers, proper?”
A brand new poster unveiled on Tuesday exhibits Khan in full costume looking towards the New York Metropolis skyline.
A newcomer with no prior credit, Vellani was chosen for the title function again in September after a prolonged casting course of.
The sequence additionally options Aramis Knight, Saagar Shaikh, Rish Shah, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Matt Lintz, Yasmeen Fletcher, Laith Nakli, Azhar Usman, Travina Springer and Nimra Bucha.
“Ms. Marvel” is about to dovetail into director Nia DaCosta’s upcoming “Captain Marvel” sequel, titled “The Marvels,” starring Brie Larson, which hits theaters in 2023. Khan will seem within the venture alongside Teyonah Parris’ Monica Rambeau, who made her debut within the Disney+ sequence “WandaVision” final 12 months.
Ms. Marvel is the newest younger superhero to reach within the MCU on the heels of Hailee Steinfeld’s Kate Bishop, with many followers suspecting that Marvel is already at work assembling a Younger Avengers crew.
Riri Williams/Ironheart (Dominique Thorne) can be set to seem in a future Disney+ sequence, whereas America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez) shall be launched in “Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity” later this 12 months earlier than a grown-up Cassie Lang (Kathryn Newton) stars in “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.”
“Ms. Marvel” will premiere on Disney+ on June 8.