Miss Marvel, AKA Kamala Khan is scheduled to appear after next year’s Captain Marvel movie.
Marvel president Kevin Feige confirmed Marvel “has plans” for the character. Stating that she will become a ‘prominent figure’ in the Marvel cinematic universe.
In an interview with BBC, Feige told fans that “Ms. Marvel… is definitely sort of in the works.”
“Another character in the comic books, the Muslim hero who is inspired by Captain Marvel”.
“We have plans for that once we’ve introduced Captain Marvel to the world,”
Marvel is planning to do Miss Marvel after Captain Marvel y’all
Muslims. Prepare to finally be represented. pic.twitter.com/SKFofLDmBt
— R O D Y ⚡ IW SPOILERS (@StaarksHeart) May 12, 2018
In the comic books, Ms Marvel’s alter-ego is Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American teenager from New Jersey.
Who could play Miss Marvel?
Whilst no kind of plans have been announced, many are speculating that Priyanka Chopra would be perfect for the role. Chopra already voices the character in the mobile game, Marvel: Avengers Academy.
However that suggestion has been criticised by many others who believe the role should go to a Pakistani-American rather than an Indian.
the fact that stan twitter are fan casting priyanka chopra- an indian woman in her 30s- as kamala khan aka ms marvel- a 15 year old muslim pakistani teenager- is proof that y’all only know like three (3) brown people
— ˗ˏˋ reena ˎˊ˗ (@KlNGTAEYEON) May 12, 2018
stop fancasting priyanka chopra as ms marvel she’s supposed to be a pakistani teenager not an adult indian woman don’t take rep away from pakistanis and perpetuate the racist idea that indians and pakistanis are the same and interchangeable thanks for coming to my ted talk
— 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐦 (@mrbenwyatt) May 12, 2018
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