The great comic movie giant Marvel has recently confirmed that its upcoming Disney+ series Ms. Marvel will be delayed due to unexpected 2021 premieres across the platform. Ms. Marvel was earlier expected to release in the latter half of this year. However, now according to the reports from Variety, the new series starring Iman Vellani as Marvel’s first Muslim lead character will premier sometime in 2022.
So now no exact release date has been confirmed about Ms. Marvel’s series. But the exciting premise date is enough to keep the excitement of the fans intact for now. The latest team up for the Marvel and Disney+ will follow this 16-year-old Pakistani-American Kamala Khan who is a superhero fan and has quite loving affection towards the Captain Marvel series.
The story unfolds in a way where Kamala channels her enthusiasm into writing a fan-fiction which ultimately ends up developing some crazy and incredible shape-shifting powers herself. Ms. Marvel also features Aramis Knight who the vigilante Red Dagger. Mohan Kapur will be her dad Yusuf and Zenobia Shroff as her mother.
Now opening up about the significance of portraying a Muslim superhero in the MCU, Iman Vellani said recently that she also hopes the show is inspiring for all the audiences.
The young actress explained in her statement: “The fact that the show is being made and they’re including this character in the MCU is [what’s important],” I don’t really have to go out of my way and talk about being a Muslim and being Pakistani – it all comes out in the show. People seeing a person like me involved in a project as big as this is, I think, inspiring enough.”
Now as she is making her debut as the first Muslim hero in Ms. Marvel, Iman is tipped to make an appearance in the upcoming Captain Marvel sequel, The Marvels. Ms. Marvel is expected to debut on Disney+ later this year.