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Marvel Universe to Introduce a LGBTQ Superhero Very Soon

Joe is in India to promote the film

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The year undoubtedly belonged to Disney with two mighty releases in 'Avengers: Infinity War' and 'Black Panther'.

“Avengers: Endgame” co-director Joe Russo says the Marvel universe will introduce a LGBTQ superhero very soon.

When asked whether it is time for a LGBTQ superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Joe told IANS here: “One hundred per cent and you will see one very soon.”

There has been talk that a LGBTQ superhero may find space in the Marvel world after Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige spoke about the possibility in a recent etonline.com interview. He had said it’s “percolating”.

Rumour mills are also abuzz that Angelina Jolie is in talks to star in Marvel Studios’ “The Eternals” in what would be the actress first venture into the superhero realm.

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Ms. Marvel is the first Muslim superhero to have her own dedicated series. Marvel

Created by Jack Kirby in 1976, the story of “The Eternals” is set millions of years ago when the cosmic beings — known as the Celestials — genetically experimented on humans to create super-powered individuals — known as the Eternals — along with the villainous Deviants.

For now, the studio is set to release “Avengers: Endgame”, starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson. It will release in India on April 26 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

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The film, directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, is a continuation of “Avengers: Infinity War”, which left Marvel fans in shock with the failure of the superheroes against the supervillain Thanos.

Joe is in India to promote the film. (IANS)

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Marvel Studios Presents ‘Ms. Marvel’, First Muslim Superhero

Marvel set to introduce first Muslim superhero

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Marvel head Kevin Feige came at Disney's ultimate fan event D23 Expo on Friday here with many surprises, out of which "Ms. Marvel" was one and garnered huge applause. IANS

Marvel Studios will introduce its first Muslim superhero with “Ms. Marvel”.

She will soon be making her debut on highly anticipated streaming platform Disney+, which will launch internationally on November 12.

Marvel head Kevin Feige came at Disney’s ultimate fan event D23 Expo on Friday here with many surprises, out of which “Ms. Marvel” was one and garnered huge applause.

He announced that the studio is developing “Ms. Marvel” with Kamala Khan, the first Muslim-American superhero, taking the lead to headline her own solo Marvel project.

“You will meet her in her Disney+ series and then you will see her in our films,” Feige announced, adding: “It is incredibly exciting for us.”

The project will be helmed by Bisha K. Ali.

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“Ms. Marvel” will revolve on the life of teenager named Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American from New Jersey, who has the ability to stretch and change shape. Pixabay

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The project is in early development and no timeline or cast has been set.

“Ms. Marvel” joins the diverse slate of Marvel, which includes “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”, “WandaVision”, “Loki” and “Hawkeye”. “Ms. Marvel” will revolve on the life of teenager named Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American from New Jersey, who has the ability to stretch and change shape. (IANS)