It’s the year of Marvel as the first trailer of Ms. Marvel has been released. Starring Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel, the six episodes series will finally introduce the first Pakistani-American superhero into the MCU lore. Based on the critically acclaimed character developed by Sana Amanat, Stephen Wacker, G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona, and Jamie McKelvie, Ms. Marvel is all set to take inclusivity to a whole new level in the superhero genre.
As the seventh television show in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ms. Marvel is created for Disney+ by Bisha K. Ali with Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah serving as showrunners. With Marvel Studios enjoying its growing popularity on smaller screens, Ms. Marvel will directly tie-up with the upcoming The Marvels movie where Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan will share the screen with Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel and Teyonnah Parris’ Monica Rambeua. Here’s the first trailer:
Ms. Marvel Trailer and Release Date
Prior to the release of the first trailer, it was rumored that Ms. Marvel would be releasing in the summer of 2022. Fortunately, the series will be premiering on the Disney+ streaming platform on June 8, 2022. As one of the youngest superheroes in the MCU, the trailer interestingly uses the massively popular Blinding Lights by The Weeknd. Moreover, the first trailer also showcases the quirkiness of Kamala as a teenager who is conflicted between her newfound powers and her status as an immigrant.
Staying true to the source material, the first trailer also reveals the admiration which almost borders the obsession that Kamala has for Captain Marvel. At the same time, it briefly shows her Islamic faith which plays a crucial role in the original comics in shaping up the character.
The future is in her hands. Ms. Marvel, an Original series from Marvel Studios, starts streaming June 8 on Disney+.
Ahead of the show’s premiere, Brie Larson has herself admitted that Kamala Khan will be the future of the MCU. Sana Amanat, one of the co-creators of the character has also mentioned the effect Ms. Marvel is going to have on an entire generation of kids, especially women of color as Marvel Studios is progressively becoming more inclusive with its diverse and exciting characters.
The first trailer reveals Kamala Khan’s newfound powers ranging from bioluminescence to size alteration as the teenage hero is briefly shown to hold her ground against a group of armed militia. With just a few months away till the show premieres on Disney+, let us know how you feel about the first trailer of Ms. Marvel in the comments below.
Ms. Marvel stars Iman Vellani, Aramis Knight, Saagar Shaikh, Rish Shah, Matt Lintz, Zenobia Shroff, and Mohan Kapur. The show premieres exclusively on Disney+ on June 8, 2022.