Actress Laurel Marsden has joined the squad of Disney + movie Ms. Marvel series. She will play Zoe Zimmer alongside Kamala Khan.
Kamala Khan aka Miss Marvel will be played by Iman Vellani. The character is Marvel’s first Muslim hero, her life struggles, and her superpowers. The heroine became a popular character in 2014 and she will now be seen on the big screen.
Laurel Marsden will appear as a mean girl at high school, she will be a frenemy of Kamala Khan. Zoe Zimmer was introduced in the series aired in 2014.
‘Saving face’ director has teamed up with Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, and Meera Menon to direct the series.
Ms. Marvel features the first Pakistani and Muslim superhero, Kamala Khan, into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios, has said that the first onscreen Muslim superhero will be introduced in future Marvel films too.
Marvel introduced Kamala Khan’s game earlier. Kamala Khan was created by Marvel editor and director Sana Amanat, who is a Muslim-American herself. The character was co-created by Amanat in 2014.