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Marvel working on a Muslim superhero film ‘Ms Marvel’

Marvel working on a Muslim superhero film'Ms Marvel'Marvel have a new film “in the works” in the shape of Muslim superhero Ms Marvel.

It won’t be the studio’s first female-led film – Brie Larson is already set to enter the franchise as Captain Marvel in 2019.

Avengers Infinity War producer Kevin Feige told the BBC: “Ms. Marvel… is definitely sort of in the works.”

He explained she is “another character in the comic books, the Muslim hero who is inspired by Captain Marvel”.

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“We have plans for that once we’ve introduced Captain Marvel to the world,” he added.

In the comic books, Ms Marvel’s alter-ego is Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American teenager from New Jersey.

Who could play Ms Marvel?

No firm plans have been announced yet – least of all casting – but there’s speculation that Priyanka Chopra could be a shoo-in for the role.

The actress already voices the character in the mobile video game Marvel: Avengers Academy,

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Several fans voiced their support for Chopra – but some said the role should go to a Pakistani-American rather than Indian.



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