Could Priyanka Chopra be the next superhero Ms Marvel?


Given the events that transpired in Avengers: Infinity War, it makes ideal sense for Disney/Marvel to withhold what's coming next after those titles, but it's looking increasingly likely that Captain Marvel is going to reset their cinematic slate.

She is, of course, Marvel's first Muslim character to headline her own comic book. Marvel is slowly starting to incorporate more diverse superheroes into the largest film franchise in the world, and it sounds like Ms. Marvel, aka Kamala Khan, is going to be part of that process.

Avengers: Infinity War is already placed in the 24th position in China's all-time highest-grossing films list and is also the second highest-earning superhero film, only behind Avengers: Age of Ultron, which raked in a lifetime theatrical revenue of 1.46 billion yuan. After Ant-Man and the Wasp cheers us up with superhero comedy this summer, there's a long wait until March 2019 for Captain Marvel, which then leads into May 2019's as-yet-untitled Avengers 4. But for every move at Thanos' disposal, there's one thing fans did not see him do in the recently released Marvel Studios film: dance. With the Marvel universe having more than 7,000 characters who will be in focus next is very hard to tell.

A Ms. Marvel standalone movie would certainly be noteworthy in a post-Spider-Man: Homecoming world.

Kevin also previously revealed details of the Captain Marvel movie, which stars Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson. It would mark the first time a Muslim character has headlined a superhero movie.

"We're doing Captain Marvel right now".

An interesting wrinkle to bringing Ms. Marvel to the big screen would be explaining how she gets her powers. Earlier this year, word got around that several MCU actresses, including Scarlet Johansson and Zoe Saldana, approached president of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige about a female-dominated project. The film will be set in the 1990s and will not conflict with Avengers: Infinity War. A movie like this serves to re-establish the role of Pakistanis as perceived in pop-culture and show them as more than just supporting characters.