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Iman Vellani (Photos: TIFF; Marvel Studios)

Marvel Casts Newcomer Iman Vellani As First On-Screen Muslim Superhero, Ms. Marvel

Marvel has cast its very first on-screen Muslim superhero for their upcoming Ms. Marvel series. Iman Vellani will play “Kamala Khan” – a young Pakistani American from New Jersey who can shapeshift. She goes by the name “Ms Marvel” when her powers kick in. The 18-year-old Canadian who is the daughter of Pakistani Muslim immigrants, confirmed…