News has also surfaced that Pakistani superstar Fawad Khan has joined the cast of Miss Marvel, Hollywood’s first Muslim superhero series to be produced under Marvel Studios.
Haroon Rashid, a reporter for the British Broadcasting Corporation, has revealed this in a statement issued on Twitter.
According to the tweet, actor Fawad Khan will play the role of a Muslim boy named Hassan in Miss Marvel. Fawad Khan’s name is included in the cast list on the show’s official IMBD page.
Wow! Fawad Khan set to appear in Ms Marvel – the Disney+ series about Marvel’s first titular Muslim character. He’s listed on the show’s official IMDB page. Farhan Akhtar, Nimra Bucha and Samina Ahmad are reportedly part of the cast too. Marvel yet to comment. Amazing if true! pic.twitter.com/FFdvBHXRGO
— Haroon Rashid (@iHaroonRashid) June 4, 2021
Haroon Rashid said that so far no one from Marvel Studios has confirmed this but if this news is true then it will be very interesting.
According to media reports, Miss Marvel will also include Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar who will play the role of a boy from Karachi.
Last year’s news revealed that Pakistani actress Nimrah Bacha has also been cast in the series and Pakistani actress Samina Ahmed will also be a part of it.
It may be recalled that 16-year-old Iman Walani, a Pakistani-American, will play the lead role of Kamala Khan in the first Muslim Superhero Woman series to be made under the banner of Marvel Studios.