Who Is Ms. Marvel? Meet the New Superhero Coming to Disney Plus

There’s a new superhero coming to Disney Plus. Marvel Studios’ Ms. Marvel is coming exclusively to Disney Plus and needless to say, fans are pretty excited. Who is this new, powerful superhero? When does the Ms. Marvel series premiere on Disney Plus? What are fans saying about this television show? Here’s what we learned from the D23 Expo and Disney’s Instagram.

Disney Plus announced their new series ‘Ms. Marvel’

A new superhero is coming to Disney Plus, and we’re not talking about Falcon as Captain America. At the D23 Expo, Disney announced an upcoming series about Ms. Marvel, who would be Marvel Studios’ first Muslim character.

Variety writes, “this iteration of Ms. Marvel is Pakistani American Kamala Khan, a Muslim teenager who lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, and looks up to superheroes like Captain Marvel. According to Marvel, ‘she has an ‘an Inhuman ability to alter shape and size [and] employs an idealistic attitude as much as any power to make the world a better place.’”

Disney has not released who will portray Ms. Marvel, though fans hope the actress will represent the character’s Pakistani-American roots. Although there is no premiere date for this series, there are plenty of other Marvel shows coming to Disney Plus.

This isn’t the only Marvel series coming to Disney Plus

During ComiCon, Marvel announced a whole slew of movies and television shows, including The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Wandavision, two series that are an extension of Marvel’s blockbuster film, Avengers: Endgame. Original cast members like Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie reprise their roles for Disney’s upcoming shows.

At the D23 Expo, however, Disney announced a few other Marvel series’ to be released on their streaming service. On Instagram, the company shared they would be making the series, She-Hulk, an original and exclusive television show to Disney Plus. Marvel Studios will also premiere the series Moonknight on Disney Plus. Although not much is know about their television shows, fans are already excited for this upcoming extension of the MCU.

Avengers: Endgame World Premiere
‘Avengers: Endgame’ World Premiere | Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

When does Ms. Marvel premiere? Fans are already excited for the new series

Although Disney has not announced the cast and premiere date for Ms. Marvel, fans are already excited for this upcoming series. Some took to Twitter, stating that they’re excited for the representation this series provides.

“What a world we live in today where we are seeing representation in ways we would never have imagined growing up. I can’t wait to get to know you, Ms. Marvel. Let’s make the world better,” said one Twitter user.

“Yes! I’ve been waiting forever to hear about this, ever since I started reading the comic series, which is phenomenal. To hear that a liveaction series centered around such a beloved character is in development has made me so excited! I can’t wait,” said another Twitter user.

There is no official premiere date or cast list for the Ms. Marvel series. The streaming service, Disney Plus, comes out Nov. 12, 2019.