New Ms. Marvel casting listing reveals Marvel Studio looking cast Kamala Khan’s older brother, Aamir Khan, and her best friend, Nakia Bahadir. According to the listing published on The Illuminerdi the studio is looking to fill the roles of two supporting characters; a male Pakistani American in his mid-to-late 20’s and a female 16 to 20-year-old American teenager of Turkish, Moroccan, or Arab descent.
MS. Marvel Supporting Roles Description.
- The male, with the code name Omar, is listed as a Pakistani American in his mid-to-late 20’s, a practicing Muslim, and a self-proclaimed wiser older brother. He is also listed as modern and spirited.
- The female, code-named Willow, is listed as a 16 to 20-year-old American teenager of Turkish, Moroccan, or Arab descent. Active in student organizations with a love of being in charge, she is described as a hijabi Muslim, woke, popular, stylish, and smart.
MS. Marvel Production.
The Ms. Marvel series will begin production in Atlanta, Georgia this November 2020 until March 2021. Which means the series on track for its scheduled to premiere in 2022. Disney and Marvel TV first announced the live-action television series adaptation based on Ms. Marvel back in August 2019. The show will premiere exclusively on Disney+ streaming service.
The series is expected to be the first in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s starring a new character, allowing Kamala Khan to join the other characters on the big screen at any point.” Bisha K. Ali (Four Weddings and a Funeral), will-helmet the show and act as showrunner.
Kamala Khan was created by editors Sana Amanat and Stephen Wacker, writer G. Willow Wilson, and artists Adrian Alphona and Jamie McKelvie. She made her first appearance in Captain Marvel #14 (August 2013). Ms. Marvel has Inhuman genes with shapeshifting abilities. Khan is Marvel’s first Muslim character to headline her own comic book.