Ms. Marvel is an upcoming American superhero web television miniseries, created by Bisha K. Ali for Disney+. It is an adaptation of the Marvel Comics of the same name, and set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, centering on the eponymous character, Ms. Marvel.
In May 2018, Kevin Feige announced upcoming plans in an interview, to incorporate Ms. Marvel into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was later confirmed, via Production Weekly, that Ms. Marvel will get underway next spring, April 2020. The outlet also produced a blurb, giving fans insight in what to expect from the series:
"The show will center on Marvel’s first Muslim superhero to star in her own comic book title. Ms. Marvel as a comic and heroine has existed since 1976, with the character Carol Danvers using the name for her crime-fighting escapades. The latest incarnation, and the one the show will be focusing on, is a teenager named Kamela Khan. Khan broke ground by becoming Marvel’s first Muslim character to be lead her own comics title. Her identity as a Pakistani American, living in a religious family in New Jersey whilst trying to find her own way, have been a major focus of the stories. Her powers have been described as polymorphous, meaning she has the ability to stretch and change her shape."
Production was expected to begin, sometime in April 2020, in Atlanta under the working title "Jersey", with auditions being currently held, for the titular role. On November 1, 2019, casting went underway for the rest of Kamala Khan's family, as well as another character, code-named, "Birdman", speculated to be, Marvel Comics character, the Inventor.
- Mindy Kaling and Riz Ahmed expressed and interest in writing a screenplay for, an adaptation of Ms. Marvel.
- With Kamala Khan having made her comic debut in 2014, the upcoming Ms. Marvel series features the fastest transition from comics to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for a titular character.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Ms Marvel Now Casting For Kamala Khan’s Family (EXCLUSIVE)". Discussing Film. (November 1, 2019)
- ↑ "Marvel’s first muslim superhero Ms Marvel is set to join the cinematic universe". NME. (May 15, 2018)
- ↑ "Ms. Marvel Filming Start Date Revealed". Comic Book. (October 24, 2019)
- ↑ "Moon Knight, Ms Marvel & She-Hulk Coming to Disney+ Sooner Than You Think". https://www.cbr.com/disney-plus-marvel-shows-arriving-soon/. (December 7, 2019)
- ↑ "Ms. Marvel' Series in the Works for Disney+ (Exclusive)". (August 23, 2019)
- ↑ ‘MS MARVEL’ has reportedly pushed production forward and will now begin filming in April 2020 in Atlanta under the working title of ‘Jersey’.
- ↑ "EXCLUSIVE: ‘MS. MARVEL’ CASTING “BIRDMAN,” LIKELY COMICS VILLAIN “THE INVENTOR”". Geeks WorldWide. (November 1, 2019)
- ↑ "Riz Ahmed, Mindy Kaling are jonesing to write a Ms. Marvel movie". EW. (May 16, 2018)