Marvel is looking for a Pakistani-American Actress to Play the role of Ms. Marvel aka Kamala Khan
Marvel has officially begun the search for a Pakistani-American actress for the upcoming series ‘Ms. Marvel’.
Ms. Marvel aka Kamala Khan is the first Muslim character to have its own comics title. Kamala Khan is a young Pakistani-American girl who lives in New Jersey with her religious family. She is a struggling student who tries to concentrate on her studies until she discovers her powers which are said to be polymorphous. She has the ability to stretch and change into various shapes and sizes.
According to Discussing Film, the studio will begin the filming of Ms. Marvel in September 2020 and the search for its cast has just begun. Moreover, to play the role of Kamala Khan, they will be looking for a Pakistani-American actress between the ages of 16 and 24 years.
Jeremy Conrad, EIC of MCU cosmic and Star Wars Unity, took to Twitter sharing that the ‘search has begun’!
The news left all the fans excited about the casting of Kamala Khan and they kept coming up with suggestions. Considering the MCU’s plans to represent diversity, it is very likely that a true Pakistani will be hired for the role of Ms. Marvel.
Jeremy Conrad also revealed that the studio might hire an unknown for the role. Regardless of that, the diehard MCU fans have put all the trust in the casting team to come with the best actor who will do justice to their favorite character.
Earlier, President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige announced the plans for hiring people of color to showcase diversity and representation. It will be great to see a Pakistani actress playing the role of Ms. Marvel and we can’t wait to find out more.
The release date for this upcoming Disney + TV series is yet to be announced.
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