Iman Vellani’s Ms. Marvel Costume Solved a Problem No Other MCU Superhero Has Faced
, 2022-06-02 10:02:18,
Ms. Marvel star Iman Vellani discusses the challenges of recreating Kamala Khan’s superhero outfit in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe show.
Ms. Marvel star Iman Vellani recently explained how the show’s costume designer Arjun Bhasin solved a problem no other Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero has faced.
Vellani discussed the unique challenge posed by Kamala Khan’s unique crime-fighting threads in an interview with Total Film. “There’s a lot of new problems that arise with it being the first dress in the MCU, and so we wanted to make sure I can run properly, and I can squat without the dress rising up,” she said. “But our costume designer was very cognizant of making me as comfortable as possible, considering I couldn’t go to the bathroom, and just allowing me to move. The pant part is very comfortable. The top part, not so much. But it looks cool, so I can forgive it.”
Co-executive producer Sana Amanat, who co-created Kamala Khan, recently promised fans that Ms. Marvel‘s faithfulness to the comics will extend beyond its protagonist’s comics-accurate costume. Referring to the comics as the show’s “guiding light,” she promised that Ms. Marvel will embrace its source material’s quirky and more stylized elements. Amanat added that this approach meant the Disney+ series includes creative flourishes not seen in other MCU properties.
Kamala Khan hasn’t made the jump from the page to the screen without undergoing a few major changes, though. Ms. Marvel alters Kamala’s origin story and powers, something many fans have objected to. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige defended the decision to rework Ms. Marvel’s history and abilities,…
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