Ms. Marvel Actress Iman Vellani Compares Filming Series and The Marvels

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The MCU is being handed over to a new generation of heroes such as Peter Parker, Yelena Belova, Kate Bishop, America Chavez, and the upcoming Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan. Iman Vellani is about to make her debut in the franchise and she compares filming the series to her big screen appearance in The Marvels.

Ms. Marvel Actress Iman Vellani Compares Filming Series and The Marvels
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Ms. Marvel Actress Iman Vellani Compares Filming Series and The Marvels

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In a chat with Empire Magazine, Iman Vellani shared the difference in filming Ms. Marvel and The Marvels, "It was absolutely amazing, a completely different experience. You have the same amount of filming time almost to film a lot less content, so everything was more relaxed."

Vellani added that her co-stars gave her good support especially being the new girl in town, "Brie and Teyonah were the most amazing support system, just to have people who have the same pains from doing stunts. We were just crying together. It’s awesome.”

Iman Vellani will be making her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in her very own titular series, Ms. Marvel, where the origins of her powers will be shown before she makes her theatrical appearance in The Marvels where she would co-star with Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel and Teyonah Paris’ Monica Rambeau.

Kamala Khan is expected to join the ranks of other youngsters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Peter Parker/ Spider-Man, Yelena Belova as the new Black Widow, Kate Bishop as the newest marksman, America Chavez who is now at Kamar Taj studying her powers, and presumably the children of Wanda, Billy and Tommy, who debuted their powers in WandaVision.

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Ms. Marvel will follow the story of 16-year-old Pakistani-American teen, Kamala Khan, who idolizes Captain Marvel and deals with high school like other kids. However, she encountered a life-changing moment when she found an ancient relic that when worn on the wrist, it gives her powers like her idols.

Iman Vellani will be portraying Ms. Marvel/ Kamala Khan and will be joined by Aramis Knight, Saagar Shaikh, Mohan Kapur, Matt Lintz, Yasmeen Fletcher, Rish Shah, Zenobia Shroff, Laith Naki, Azher Usman, Travina Springer, Nimra Bucha, and Laura Marsden. Reportedly, they would also be joined by Farhan Akhtar as well.

Ms. Marvel is scheduled for release on June 8, 2022, exclusively on Disney Plus.