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Marvel Releases 'Ms Marvel' Sizzle Reel Featuring Star Iman Vellani

Marvel Releases 'Ms Marvel' Sizzle Reel Featuring Star Iman Vellani

Marvel is giving fans a little look inside it’s new Disney+ series Ms Marvel!

During the The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day 2020, the company unveiled a sizzle reel for the upcoming comic series.

“Ms. Marvel, a newer character to Marvel comics has grabbed the world’s imagination and we are excited to announce Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan,” they wrote on Twitter. “Ms. Marvel, an Original Series from Marvel Studios, is coming late 2021 to #DisneyPlus.”

In the video, executive producer Sana Amanat said, “The casting process was vast. When we discovered Iman, we knew that she was Kamala Khan.”

Marvel boss Kevin Feige said in a Zoom meeting to Iman that it was a unanimous decision that she would get the role.

The sizzle reel even gives sneak peek looks at the upcoming series, which is currently filming. Check out the first pics from the set in November.

Iman will also appear in the upcoming Captain Marvel 2, which hits theaters in November 2022.

Iman Vellani Suits Up as She Continues Filming For 'Ms Marvel'

Iman Vellani Suits Up as She Continues Filming For 'Ms Marvel'

We have more new photos of Iman Vellani on the set of Ms. Marvel!

The young actress is starring in her first role as the title character in the upcoming Disney+ series.

Earlier, we shared the first look photos of Iman on set, while riding a bicycle, and now we have the first look at her in costume as… Captain Marvel? The pics were taken on Wednesday (November 18) in Atlanta, Ga.

It looks like this is her character Kamala Khan’s first attempt at a super suit, as she’s also seen getting a boost onto a roof from a friend. Kamala is also a fan of Captain Marvel, so it seems she looked to her for inspiration!

Kamala Khan/Ms Marvel is Marvel’s first Muslim character to star in her own comic, and she’s a Pakistani American in a religious family.

No release date or additional casting has been announced yet, but stay tuned as we learn more!

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Iman Vellani Seen On 'Ms. Marvel' Set For The First Time (Photos)

Iman Vellani Seen On 'Ms. Marvel' Set For The First Time (Photos)

Iman Vellani rides a bike while filming scenes for her upcoming Disney+ series Ms. Marvel on Wednesday (November 18) in Atlanta, Ga.

The teen actress stars as the title character Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan, and even had her initials on her helmet!

“Speechless and so excited. Coming Soon ✨,” Iman wrote on her new Instagram page with the news of her casting in the historic role.

Ms. Marvel centers on New Jersey teenager Kamala Khan, who broke ground in 2014 as Marvel’s first Muslim character to star in her own comic book title,” THR says. “Her comics are known for exploring Kamala’s identity as a Pakistani American living in a religious family while trying to find her own way.”

If you missed it, see which other Marvel star was brought to tears after Iman‘s casting announcement!

Not only is Iman‘s casting in the new Marvel series quite historic, there’s another Marvel rumor going around that will also be very historic!

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Disney+ Casts Newcomer Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel For Upcoming Series

Disney+ Casts Newcomer Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel For Upcoming Series

Disney+ found a new star in Iman Vellani!

The newcomer actress will star in the title role of the new Marvel Studios/Disney+ series titled Ms. Marvel, as well as future Marvel films, THR reports.

Ms. Marvel centers on New Jersey teenager Kamala Khan, who broke ground in 2014 as Marvel’s first Muslim character to star in her own comic book title,” THR says. “Her comics are known for exploring Kamala’s identity as a Pakistani American living in a religious family while trying to find her own way.”

Marvel’s The Eternals star Kumail Nanjiani celebrated the news and welcomed Iman to the Marvel family.

“I just saw they cast Ms. Marvel and legit got teary eyed,” he wrote on Twitter. “Congratulations Iman Vellani! Your work is going to mean so much to so many people, myself included. I can’t wait.”

After the news broke, Iman launched a new Instagram account, sharing the news, and writing, “Speechless and excited! Wish me luck. ❤️ #msmarvel”

See her photo and send her congratulatory messages – @imanvellani!