Canadian actress Iman Vellani has been selected to play Ms. Marvel in an upcoming series for Disney Plus.
She’ll play Marvel’s first Muslim superhero.
“Speechless and excited! Wish me luck,” the Markham, Ontario actress posted to Instagram on Wednesday.
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According to Marvel’s website, Ms. Marvel is a Pakistani-American superhero whose real name is Kamala Khan. She lives in New Jersey, and protect her home using her power that lets her change her size, shape, and appearance.