Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar will likely be making an look in Ms Marvel, the primary Muslim superhero sequence from Marvel Studios. The Disney+ present would be the first Hollywood mission for Akhtar, who is understood for starring in hits like Rock On!, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Dil Dhadakne Do. Akhtar has additionally directed critically-acclaimed and commercially-successful movies reminiscent of Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya, Don and Don 2.
In line with Deadline, which first reported the casting, the small print of his character in Ms Marvel have been saved beneath wraps, though it’s mentioned to be a visitor look. The 48-year-old actor additionally shared the information of him becoming a member of the forged of Ms Marvel in a put up on Twitter.
Grateful that the universe items these alternatives to develop, be taught and on this case have a ton of enjoyable whereas doing it. #MsMarvel on @DisneyPlusHS @Marvel #ThisJune @preena621 ❤️ pic.twitter.com/5fYwNZIUoR
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) May 7, 2022
Ms Marvel will premiere on June eight on streaming service Disney+ Hotstar, the place will probably be accessible in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam languages. It’s a part of the blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), is fronted by newcomer Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan aka Ms Marvel, a Muslim American teenager rising up in Jersey Metropolis.
Kamala is an avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe with an outsized creativeness — notably in relation to Captain Marvel (performed by Brie Larson within the MCU).
“Yet Kamala feels she doesn’t fit in at school and sometimes even at home, until she gets superpowers like her idols,” the official plotline learn.
Unhealthy Boys for Life helmers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, a two-time Oscar winner within the documentary brief class, and Meera Menon, who has labored on reveals like The Strolling Useless, have directed the episodes of the sequence.
Bisha Okay Ali, a scribe and stand-up comedian identified for her personal-political comedy, serves as head author on the mission.
The forged additionally contains Aramis Knight, Saagar Shaikh, Rish Shah, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Matt Lintz, Yasmeen Fletcher, Laith Nakli, Azhar Usman, Travina Springer and Nimra Bucha.