Newcomer Harper Anthony has joined the cast of Marvel’s upcoming “Ironheart” series at Disney+. Details on Anthony’s role are currently under wraps.
Not much is known about the new “Ironheart” series but the show will feature Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a genius inventor who creates the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man. Marvel’s Ironheart character follows Riri Williams, a 15-year old engineering genius attending Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Riri builds a suit based on Iron Man’s armor and takes up the name Ironheart. The character has appeared in some Marvel animated series including Spider-Man: Maximum Venom and Marvel Rising.
Thorne will be making her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever which has wrapped filming and will release in theaters this November.
Anthony Ramos (The Heights, Hamilton) is set for a key role in the series and could be the show’s villain. Additionally, Lyric Ross (This Is Us) will play Williams’ best friend.
A director or additional cast has not been revealed yet however Chinaka Hodge (Snowpiercer) will serve as head writer for the series.
Filming on the series will reportedly begin in June in Atlanta. A Disney+ release date has not been announced yet for “Ironheart.”
This will be the first major role for Harper Anthony. Previous credits include NBC’s Chicago Med and the independent series Vulture City.
Source: The Wrap