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Marvel welcomes first Pakistan Muslim as Ms. Marvel

The superhero will be played by Pakistani-Canadian actress, Iman Vellani
Ms.Marvel upcoming series
Ms.Marvel upcoming series

Marvel has finally announced their upcoming series featuring Ms. Marvel.

The announcement was made via Twitter that the series will be available on June 8 on Disney+.

Ms. Marvel’s announcement on Twitter

Details regarding Ms. Marvel Series:

Ms. Marvel will be played by Iman Vellani, a Pakistani Muslim from Canada.

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Iman Vellani as Ms.Marvel

The story of Ms. Marvel takes place in New Jersey, following the life of a Pakistani-American high schooler who daydreams of being part of the Avengers, which she also idolizes Captain Marvel, her all-time favorite superhero.

Throughout her high school life, she is often being ridiculed for her obsession with superheroes and being the weirdo amongst the norm.

Until one day, she received superhero powers which she always dreamed of.

Other cast members of the series include:

  • Rish Shah, with a past role in To All The Boys: Always and Forever
  • Matt Lintz, with a past role in the Walking Dead
  • Travina Springer, with a voice actor in the We Bare Bears: The Movie

Fun Fact about Ms.Marvel

Ms. Marvel first appeared in Captain Marvel #14 on August 2013.

Wilson Twoon
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