Brie Larson, Mark Ruffalo and Kumail Nanjiani celebrated the arrival of Marvel’s first Muslim superhero Kamala Khan on social media, Independent reports
Marvel Studios on Tuesday 15 March released the first official trailer and premiere date for its long-awaited Disney+ series Ms Marvel, according to the report.
The series stars Iman Vellani as its titular character Kamala, a Pakistani-American teenager based in New Jersey who moonlights as superhero Ms Marvel.
Reacting to the trailer, MCU’s Hulk Mark Ruffalo praised Marvel for “reflecting the world”.
Ruffalo tweeted: “Marvel breaks new ground! Love you, Marvel for reflecting the world we live in. Welcome to the family, Kamala!
In the trailer, Kamala is shown navigating high school, relationships, family, and her budding superpowers.
Additionally, it also touches on racial identity, with Kamala saying: “It’s not really the brown girls of Jersey City who save the world.”
Captain Marvel star Brie Larson, who will join forces with Kamala in the forthcoming The Marvels, tweeted: “You are a superhero, Kamala.”