Marvel Studios released a new teaser for Ms. Marvel, Disney+’s highly-anticipated teen superhero series, starring newcomer Iman Vellani. It is currently slated to make its debut this Wednesday, June 8.
The Ms. Marvel teaser, which you can check out below, features a few references to some of Kamala Khan’s favorite heroes including Captain Marvel, Iron Man, and Ant-Man. It continues to highlight Kamala’s inner dilemma of whether she deserves to be a hero or not.
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Ms. Marvel stars newcomer Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan, marking the live-action debut of the fan-favorite Marvel character. Joining Vellani are Aramis Knight, Saagar Shaikh, Rish Shah, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Matt Lintz, Yasmeen Fletcher, Laith Naki, Azher Usman, Travina Springer, and Nimra Bucha.
“The series introduces Kamala Khan—a 16-year-old Pakistani American from Jersey City,” reads the official synopsis. “An aspiring artist, an avid gamer, and a voracious fan-fiction scribe, she is a huge fan of the Avengers—and one in particular, Captain Marvel. But Kamala has always struggled to find her place in the world—that is, until she gets superpowers like the heroes she’s always looked up to.”
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Ms. Marvel is directed by executive producers Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah, Meera Menon, and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, with executive producer Bisha K. Ali serving as head writer.
Following the series, Vellani’s teen hero will next be seen in Nia DaCosta’s Captain Marvel sequel, titled The Marvels, starring opposite Brie Larson and Teyonah Parris, which is currently set for a July 28, 2023 release.