If ever there was any doubt about Iman Vellani characterizing the most anticipated female superhero in the MC universe, Ms. Marvel, is now all cast aside after the release of a four-minute documentary on the upcoming miniseries Ms. Marvel. If you ask us to describe it in one word all we can think of is CUTE!
For those who have been living under the rock, Ms. Marvel is a six-episode miniseries all set to release on 8th June on Disney+. It is based on the Marvel Comics featuring the character Kamala Khan a.k.a Ms. Marvel. The character of Ms. Marvel was originally conceived as a female counterpart to Captain Marvel. Created by Bisha K. Ali the comic book character will finally be seen on screens!
Ms. Marvel is the story about Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), a Pakistani-American teen based in New Jersey. She will be the first onscreen Muslim hero of Marvel Studios. Kamala is a normal teenager who fangirls over Avengers, especially Captain Marvel and struggles to find her place in the world and then one day finds herself living the life she always dreamt of!
The recipient of two Academy Awards, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy will be one of the directors along with Meera Menon, Adil El Arbi, and Bilall Fallah. In addition to this, Alyy Khan will be making an appearance along with Fawad Khan in episode one according to IMBD. Other cast members include Alysia Reiner, Matt Lintz, Yasmeen Fletcher, Anjali Bhimani, Farhan Akhtar, and others.
Watch the teaser here:
The young star, Iman Vellani who will be making her debut with Ms. Marvel’s role is just as excited as fans are and are gushing over her new role! She talks about her journey and how she connects with Ms. Marvel in a special four-minute documentary, A Fan’s Guide to Ms. Marvel released by Disney+.
As a bonus, we also saw a special message that Iman recorded for her fans on Instagram:
Everything That Happened In The Documentary
Although it is unfortunate that the documentary can’t be streamed in Pakistan, we bring you an insight into the what the makers talked about!
In the short yet gratifying video, the team and Iman talk about the making of Ms. Marvel and give us a sneak peak of some action sequences!
Iman talked about what she loved most about Ms. Marvel was how relatable her character was and how it gave her the message that “she was not alone”. For Iman, she was captivating, fun, and a kid just like her who had the same problems!
Sana Amanat who is the co-creator and the co-executive producer of Ms. Marvel also shared how she wanted to create a character who looked similar to a fan like her or her nephew and nieces. She praised the love that Iman has for comics.
Likewise the rest of the team shares the same sentiment and feels that Iman was destined to play Ms. Marvel.
Furthermore, it has been made official that Ms. Marvel will be part of the next Captain Marvel movie!
On a concluding note, Iman expressed that she feels the pressure as she realizes that this is going to be the first of a lot of things. However, she knew she had to audition for this role as otherwise, her 10-year-old self would hate her!
The four-minute documentary was a treat to watch for all the MCU fans. Though Pakistani fans were deprived of this delight, it is now time for them to put their chin up as Ms. Marvel will see the light of the day in cinemas. The series will be released exclusively in the theatres in three parts. Episodes one and two will be released on June 16, three and four on June 30, and five and six on July 14. Aren’t we all excited?