Ms. Marvel Casts Laurel Marsden as Zoe Zimmer

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A new member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe arrives as Lauren Marsden has been reportedly cast to bring into life the comic book character of Zoe Zimmer in Ms. Marvel, an upcoming Disney+ limited series, which zeroes in on the story of Kamala Khan, a teen superhero hailing from Pakistan.

It was recently confirmed that Iman Vellani will be taking on the suit of Ms. Marvel/ Kamala Khan which will bring in Marvel's first mainstream Muslim hero. She will be joined, reportedly, by Lauren Marsden who will be portraying Zoe Zimmer, a tall, blonde, pretty, and consider the most popular girl in high school where Kamala attends.

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Lauren Marsden previously appeared in the TV series of Survive alongside Sophie Turner which was released through Quibi. Although the streaming platform was short-lived, Survive was a TV show to watch out for considering its story of a thriller drama following two plane-crash survivors trying to make it out of the brutal conditions of where they landed.

The character Marden will be portraying was introduced in the comics in 2014's Ms. Marvel Volume 3 #1 written by G. Willow Wilson and illustrated by Adrian Alphona. Her character was the first person that Ms. Marvel rescued when she fell to the Hudson river despite being a "frenemy" to Kamala.

Ms. Marvel is currently under production in Atlanta with head writer Bisha K. Ali to oversee the whole series and the director of the series will be Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Ms. Marvel is one of the many limited series announced by Marvel which will be shown via Disney+.

Iman Vellani will be donning 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, and Nimra Bucha.

Ms. Marvel is expected to be released in late 2021.

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