The news of Farhan Akhtar starring in Marvel’s upcoming series Ms. Marvel is making headlines and why shouldn’t it? After all it’s time for an Indian actor to shine in the MCU too. Farhan Akhtar apparently has already left for the country. The shoot apparently has already begun, as all the cast and crew have settled down in Bangkok to start this marvellous journey.
The show looks like it will have quite an amount of South Asian characters. Farhan Akhtar is not the first Indian actor, who is onboard the team. Actor Mohan Kapur has been signed up to play a major role in the series, he will apparently be playing the role of Ms. Marvel’s a.k.a Kamala Khan’s father. Iman Vellani is essaying the role of Ms. Marvel in the show
Marvel, along with Indian actors have also roped in Pakistani actors. Rumors are rife that veteran Pakistani actress Samina Ahmad might also have joined the team for Ms. Marvel. The actress apparently is also for an undisclosed Hollywood project. The news of her being in Thailand was confirmed by her husband Manzar Sehbai. The team already consists of another Pakistani actress, Nimra Bucha.
The show is being created by Bisha K. Ali who also serves as the head writer. Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Meera Menon are reportedly hired to direct episodes for the series. Kamala Khan co-creator Sana Amanat serves as the executive producer for the series.
With all the cast and crew in place, Marvel for sure is ready to unleash the Brown Superhero Representation into the world.