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Marvel’s Pakistani-America superhero may be coming to the big screen

June 12, 2019

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Hollywood star Mindy Kaling has revealed that Marvel is possibly in the process of bringing its Pakistani-American superhero, Ms. Marvel, to the big screen.

In an interview with MTV News the actor said, “I think the people I’ve spoken to at Marvel about it are so excited about the character! I think that they’re trying to figure out what to do with it. I told them I would help in any way because I truly love her.”


“They really seemed interested and I think they will probably do something. Now that there’s this streaming platform with them, it might be something like that, but I think they understand how much excitement there is,” said Kaling.

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She added that if an adaptation was made, she thinks “an unknown” actor would be the best choice to play Kamala Khan.

However, the actor later took to Twitter to clarify that she had “no information” about an adaptation. She stressed how huge she thinks it will be when it is eventually adopted.


Earlier, Pakistani-British actor Riz Ahmed had also offered to write the script for the film based on Muslim origin superhero.


Ms Marvel is a Pakistani-American teenager from New Jersey with shape-shifting abilities.

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