Marvel Studios’ first animated series, “What…If?” premiered on Disney+ on August 11th. Next up on the Marvel streaming docket are “Hawkeye” and “Ms. Marvel.” Both of these series were expected to arrive on the streamer later this year however following the announcement that “Hawkeye” will premiere on November 24th, many speculated that “Ms. Marvel” might not arrive until early 2022.
According to Variety, Disney has confirmed that Ms. Marvel will not be released on Disney+ this year. Instead, it will premiere sometime in early 2022. Although an exact date was not given, a report earlier this week pointed to the series being released on Disney+ in February of next year.
The series will have a direct tie-in to the upcoming film “The Marvels”, which releases in theaters on November 11, 2022, which will also feature Captain Marvel and Monica Rambeau. We should definitely expect to see “Ms. Marvel” debut on Disney+ before then.
Kevin Feige has described Ms. Marvel “as one of the newer characters in the Marvel Comic Universe.” The six-part series is based on the popular comics revolving around 16-year-old Pakistani-American and New Jersey native Kamala Khan. Iman Vellani will play the titular hero.
The series also stars the Aramis Knight, Saagar Shaikh, Rish Shah, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Matt Lintz, Yasmeen Fletcher, Laith Naki, Azher Usman, Travina Springer, Nimra Bucha, and Farhan Akhtar.
Bisha K. Ali is set as co-writer and showrunner, with four directors including Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Adil El Arbi, Billal Fallah and Meera Menon.