Kevin Feige reveals that the choice to solid Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan was unanimous in a behind-the-scenes take a look at Ms. Marvel on Disney+.
A brand new behind-the-scenes video for Ms. Marvel reveals that casting Iman Vellani was a unanimous determination at Marvel Studios. Introduced in 2019, the six-episode miniseries will premiere on Disney+ on June 8. Ms. Marvel will introduce its titular hero to the MCU and arrange the character’s large display look alongside Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) and Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) in The Marvels in 2023.
Ms. Marvel follows Kamala Khan, a Pakistani American teenager who discovers her Inhuman genes and begins to observe within the footsteps of her idol, Captain Marvel. In her journey to turn out to be a superhero, she additionally will wrestle to stability her life as a Pakistani teen in America. Though Sana Amanat who helped create the character is certainly one of Ms. Marvel‘s government producers, the miniseries will deviate from its comedian e book inspiration barely. As an alternative of Kamala’s shapeshifting skills, the teenager superhero will now have the flexibility to manifest gentle. In September 2020, newcomer Iman Vellani was solid as Kamala Khan.
Whereas the crew behind Ms. Marvel clearly needed to make some exhausting selections whereas translating the comics to the display, casting Vellani as Kamala wasn’t certainly one of them. Disney tweeted a brand new video selling the sequence that shared a behind-the-scenes take a look at Marvel Studios’ casting determination for Ms. Marvel. Within the video, Kevin Feige supplied the function of Kamala Khan to a really shocked Vellani, sharing that “it was a unanimous determination”. Try the video under:
The brand new promo highlights the greatest similarity between Vellani and Kamala Khan: they’re each enormous superhero followers. Amanat sums up how completely Vellani suits the function by saying “that lady is Kamala Khan.” This can be a great vote of confidence from one of many character’s co-creator, particularly contemplating Kamala made Marvel historical past by being the primary Muslim hero to headline a sequence. Now Vellani holds that duty within the MCU. Evidently, the crew at Marvel Studios has no doubts about Vellani’s capacity to hold that duty since they unanimously selected her for the function. Fortunately, Vellani appears thrilled by the chance.
Some followers have been cautious of Ms. Marvel as a result of the miniseries modified Kamala’s powers, however maybe that opinion will change as soon as the present is launched. This behind-the-scenes sneak peek reveals that Vellani embodies Kamala’s pure enthusiasm which is a core piece of her character. Vellani’s portrayal might arrange Ms. Marvel to convey the true spirit of the comics whereas permitting Kamala to maneuver on to higher issues within the MCU. Regardless of Marvel Studios’ seemingly unwavering confidence in Vellani’s efficiency, followers must wait till Ms. Marvel premieres subsequent month to see what occurs.
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