10 May – It's been revealed that Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar is joining the Marvel family via "Ms Marvel".
The actor shared the good news via Instagram by sharing a screenshot of the news appearing on Deadline, writing, "Grateful that the universe gifts these opportunities to grow, learn and in this case have a ton of fun while doing it."
This will be Farhan's first Hollywood project.
Details of his character in the Disney+ series are still under wraps, though it was said that it is a guest role.
"Ms Marvel", which will premiere in June, marks the first Muslim female superhero in Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) as she tries to balance real life with her newfound obligations.
Farhan's most recent work is the Amazon Prime drama film, "Sharmaji Namkeen". He also starred in the 2021 sports film, "Toofaan".