Production has wrapped on Ms. Marvel, a Marvel Studios series with a Muslim teen lead character and a significant Asian cast, Variety reports. Filming was relocated to Thailand after a stint in the state of Georgia, presumably to escape the COVID lockdowns at the time.
Marvel released a teaser trailer for the show in December, before the shift in filming location. In it, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige described Ms. Marvel “as one of the newer characters in the Marvel Comic Universe.”
The six-part series features newcomer Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan, a New Jersey-raised teenager who discovers that she has special powers. The character arc has her finding out who she is and learning about relationships.
The completed series is set to premiere on the Disney+ streaming service, but Disney has not confirmed a release date firmer than late 2021.
Will this series be MORE or LESS popular than the comic book series? And does Disney actually care?