Pakistani actors Fawad Khan and Mehwish Hayat along with Nimra Bucha have been roped in to play a substantial role in Ms Marvel. While details about their upcoming roles are still not confirmed, rumour has it that Fawad and Mehwish are set to play Kamala Khan’s great grandparents. Reportedly, the actors will play Hasan and Aisha in a flashback scene in Ms Marvel.
Acclaimed Pakistani actor Nimra Bucha will be starring alongside Iman Vellani in the upcoming Ms. Marvel series. While no details have been disclosed yet about her character, it is also known that Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has been roped in to direct one episode. The Disney+ series centers on Marvel’s first ever Muslim and Pakistani character.
In a recent turn of events, Kevin Feige has announced that three new superheroes will be landing in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. Feige revealed that it would actually be Ms Marvel, Moon Knight and She-Hulk that will show up in films, although it’s unknown whether they’ll fight alongside the Avengers in ensemble films or just as supporting players in other characters’ standalone films.