Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy roped in to co-direct Marvel's first Muslim superhero

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy roped in to co-direct Marvel's first Muslim superhero

Chinoy will join Meera Menon, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah in bringing the Disney+'s Ms Marvel series to life
19 Sep, 2020

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Meera Menon, alongside Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are ready to bring a Pakistani-American superhero's story to the screen.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the four have been roped in to work on episodes of the Disney+ series, Ms Marvel aka Kamala Khan aka Marvel's first Muslim superhero!

Khan is a teenage Pakistani American from Jersey City, New Jersey with shapeshifting abilities and assumes the mantle of Ms. Marvel from her idol, Carol Danvers after Danvers becomes Captain Marvel.

Arbi and Fallah are the duo behind this year's Bad Boys for Life whereas Menon's credits include episodes of The Walking Dead, The Punisher, Titans, Dirty John, and Outlander.

Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige has said that in addition to appearing on the small screen, Kamala Khan will also be included in future Marvel films.


Zak Sep 19, 2020 03:05pm
Excellent. Sharmeen is recognised as well known Pakistani talent.
Madiha Khan Sep 20, 2020 12:14pm
As a matter of fact Mehwish Hayat, Sana Javed, Sonia Hussain... Real Pakistani Girl Faces.
ambreen Sep 20, 2020 11:26pm
They should include Sharmeen if its based on a Pakistani super hero.She is a super talented director .
KB Sep 21, 2020 09:20am
Fantastic. Best of Luck.