Iman Vellani on becoming Marvel’s first Muslim superhero in conversation with Tom Power | q CBC Radio @cbcradioq

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‘Specificity is representation’: Iman Vellani is Marvel’s first Muslim superhero. She used to dress up as superhero Kamala Khan for Halloween — now, she’s bringing that character to life in a new Disney+ series, Ms. Marvel. On May 30, 2022, the Canadian actor joined Tom Power to talk about the series and how it feels to be the first Muslim superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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