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First Muslim superhero Kamala Khan debuts in new trailer for ‘Ms. Marvel’

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  • Marvel has released the official trailer for “Ms. Marvel,” a new series featuring the MCU’s first Muslim superhero.
  • The series will be available to stream on Disney Plus starting June 8.
  • Nineteen-year-old newcomer Iman Vellani stars as the show’s lead Kamala Khan, a nerdy Pakistani American high school student who suddenly finds herself possessing cosmic powers.
  • Viewers may be surprised to see how Kamala’s powers in the trailer differ from the comics.
  • The unveiling of the new trailer has spurred excitement on social media, with many online praising the representation of South Asian and Muslim women on screen.

Marvel Studios has released an official trailer for their upcoming series “Ms. Marvel,” which will bring to screens a Muslim superhero for the first time ever. 

The new series follows Kamala Khan, a nerdy South Asian American teenager from New Jersey who loves playing video games, writing fan-fiction and most of all, daydreaming of superheroes. Her idol, Captain Marvel, later serves as inspiration for her costume design.