Actor and director Farhan Akhtar will appear in Mrs. Marvel, the first Muslim superhero series from Marvel Studios. The Disney + show will be the first Hollywood project for Akhtar, which is known for its participation in hits such as Rock On !, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Dil Dhadakne Do. Akhtar has also directed critically acclaimed and successful films such as Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya, Don and Don 2.
According to the deadline, which first reported casting, the details of his character in Mrs. Marvel are kept secret, although he is said to be a guest. The 48-year-old actor also shared the news that he is joining the cast of Miss Marvel in a Twitter post.
We are grateful that the universe provides these opportunities to grow, learn, and in this case have a lot of fun while doing so. #MsMarvel On @DisneyPlusHS @ Miracle # This June @ preena621 ❤️ pic.twitter.com/5fYwNZIUoR
– Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) May 7, 2022
Mrs. Marvel will premiere on June 8 on the Disney + Hotstar streaming service, where it will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam. It is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) blockbuster, led by newcomer Iman Velani as Kamala Khan, also known as Kamala Khan Mrs. Marvela Muslim American teenager who grew up in Jersey City.
Kamala is an avid gamer and an insatiable science fiction writer with a lot of imagination – especially when it comes to Captain Marvel (played by Bree Larson at MCU).
“Still, Kamala feels that she doesn’t fit in at school, and sometimes even at home, until she acquires superpowers like her idols,” the official story said.
Bad Boys for Life directors Adil El Arby and Bilal Falla, two-time Oscar winner in the short documentary category, and Charmaine Obeid-Chinoy, and Mira Menon, who has worked on shows such as The Walking Dead, have directed episodes of the series.
Bisha K Ali, a writer and stand-up comic known for his personal-political comedy, serves as the lead author of the project.
The cast also includes Aramis Knight, Saagar Sheikh, Rish Shah, Zenobia Shrof, Mohan Kapoor, Matt Linz, Yasmin Fletcher, Light Nakli, Azhar Usman, Travina Springer and Nimra Bucha.