Marvel have just unveiled their first Muslim superhero in the official trailer for the upcoming new series Ms Marvel.
Iman Vellani is starring as teenager Kamala Khan, a young girl who has a massive imagination, loves writing fan-fiction about her idols and gaming with her friends.
However, she doesn’t seem to fit in very well until she develops super powers just like her Avenger role models. Vellani’s Khan was welcomed by Marvel stars Brie Larson (Captain Marvel) and Mark Ruffalo (Hulk) on social media.
As a Pakistani-American teen based n New Jersey, the character is based off a comic book character who debuted back in 2014. She will be playing a major role in phase four of the MCU as she develops some of the most powerful abilities in the universe.
The comic book character saw her stretching her limbs in incredible ways. The series however shows her ditch this ability for energy based powers.
Last year, Marvel chief Kevin Feige confirmed that the series will also set up The Marvels, a Captain marvel sequel set for a 2023 release.
The series will be reinventing the MCU once again as it has been known to do as it continues to expand the universe with movies and series through new and old characters.