Marvel Confirms Plans To Introduce First Muslim Superhero
Marvel is planning to introduce its first Muslim superhero. Kevin Feige, the Marvel Studios President, has confirmed that the Muslim teen superhero Kamala Khan is "definitely sort of in the works". He told the BBC: "'Captain Marvel's shooting right now with Brie Larson. We have plans for that once we've introduced Captain Marvel to the world." The character is of Pakistani descent from New Jersey, and comic book fans have been calling for Kamala to get her own film franchise for some time.