RUMOR: Is John Ridley's New ABC Show 'Ms. Marvel'?

<font color=red>RUMOR:</font> Is John Ridley's New ABC Show 'Ms. Marvel'?

Reportedly the popular Kamala Khan will actually be beating her idol Carol Danvers into the MCU! Find out the details of this very interesting take on the popular Muslim superhero after the jump!

Recently, Reddit user 'WorkUnrelatedAcciden' claims that the new Marvel show being developed by John Ridley's upcoming Marvel project is an adaptation of Kamala Khan's popular new book to the small screen. The user also claims that this project is separate from the previously reported spinoff of Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D'.
 

Here's the scoop:

American Crime is getting cancelled. ABC has liked the reviews but the ratings aren't impressing them. But they have John Ridley on contract, so they want to continue to work with him. As a result, they partnered with Marvel to give him a new project.

It should be noted that the new project is NOT the SHIELD spinoff. Two separate projects, that one is being handled by two SHIELD writers.

Originally, ABC pitched to him Cloak and Dagger, since they've tried to develop it in the past, but Ridley took more interest in a certain Kamala Khan and decided to incorporate her into the MCU.

Now the obvious first question is 'how does Kamala work without Carol Danvers?' Well apparently the current plan is to slow-burn her origin into actually being Ms. Marvel over time a la Daredevil (or at least in terms of her taking that name, I don't know whether or not she'll have her costume from the start or wait it out). The series will focus more on her fascination with superheroes in general, while balancing issues of religion, racism and Islamaphobia along with her crime fighting.

The show will air in the Winter, and act as a bridge between seasons of the new SHIELD spinoff, much like Agent Carter acts as a break for Agents of SHIELD, so it is likely a miniseries.

Marvel will announce the new show alongside the new SHIELD spinoff, along with renewals for Agent Carter and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

 



Well that's certainly an interesting take on the character! What do you think? Does putting Kamala Khan before Captain Marvel seem like too fast, or are you just happy to see such a kickass character be put to the screen? Do you think it's complete horse****? Leave a comment and a like below!

DISCLAIMER: Comic Book Movie is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
THE MARVELS Set Photos Feature A First Look At Iman Vellani In Her Updated Ms. Marvel Costume

THE MARVELS Set Photos Feature A First Look At Iman Vellani In Her Updated Ms. Marvel Costume

Nia DaCosta's The Marvels wrapped production yesterday, and some new set photos have now been shared online which give us a first look at Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel in her updated costume...
THE MARVELS: Nia DaCosta's CAPTAIN MARVEL Sequel Has Seemingly Wrapped Production

THE MARVELS: Nia DaCosta's CAPTAIN MARVEL Sequel Has Seemingly Wrapped Production

Though no official announcement has been made, Instagram posts from some crew members who worked on the movie would seem to confirm that principal photography has now wrapped on Nia DaCosta's The Marvels.
THE MARVELS: Zawe Ashton's Villainous (Gender-Swapped) Role Has Reportedly Been Revealed

THE MARVELS: Zawe Ashton's Villainous (Gender-Swapped) Role Has Reportedly Been Revealed

We've been wondering who Zawe Ashton (Velvet Buzzsaw) will play in The Marvels for a while now, and a new report claims to shed some light on which obscure comic book villain the actress will suit up as.
THE MARVELS Director Nia DaCosta Believes Thanos' Snap Was All Captain America's Fault

THE MARVELS Director Nia DaCosta Believes Thanos' "Snap" Was All Captain America's Fault

Candyman director Nia DaCosta, who is currently in-production on The Marvels, has an interesting theory relating to Steve Rogers being indirectly responsible for Thanos wiping out half of the universe.
Marvel Studios Delays Entire Phase 4 Slate With THE MARVELS Pushed To 2023; INDIANA JONES 5 Also Delayed

Marvel Studios Delays Entire Phase 4 Slate With THE MARVELS Pushed To 2023; INDIANA JONES 5 Also Delayed

Marvel Studios has made some big changes to its 2022 and 2023 release schedule, pulling a couple of untitled movies and delaying everything from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever to Thor: Love and Thunder.
Latest Headlines
SHANG-CHI Interview With Marvel Studios Director of Visual Development & Concept Artist Andy Park (Exclusive)

SHANG-CHI Interview With Marvel Studios Director of Visual Development & Concept Artist Andy Park (Exclusive)

Ahead of Tuesday's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Blu-ray launch, we met with Director of Visual Development & concept artist Andy Park to talk about his work on the Marvel Studios blockbuster!
DC TV Roundup - New Previews For THE FLASH: ARMAGEDDON (Part 3), BATWOMAN, & LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

DC TV Roundup - New Previews For THE FLASH: ARMAGEDDON (Part 3), BATWOMAN, & LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

The Flash's massive five-part "Armageddon" event continues next week with chapter three, which sees Barry go off the deep end. Plus, we have midseason promos for Legends of Tomorrow and Batwoman!
INDIA SWEETS AND SPICES Director Geeta Malik On Crafting An Authentic Indian-American Experience (Exclusive)

INDIA SWEETS AND SPICES Director Geeta Malik On Crafting An Authentic Indian-American Experience (Exclusive)

Ahead of the release of her new film, India Sweets and Spices, we caught up with director Geeta Malik to talk about crafting an authentic Indian-American experience, casting Manisha Koirala, and more!
ETERNALS Writer Reveals Whether [SPOILER] Is Really Dead After The Movie's Shocking Ending

ETERNALS Writer Reveals Whether [SPOILER] Is Really Dead After The Movie's Shocking Ending

Eternals writer Kaz Firpo has shared some insight into whether one of the movie's characters actually died in those final few minutes, and the answer may not be the one many of you were hoping for...
DUNE 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, And Digital HD Details Revealed For Denis Villeneuve's Sci-fi Epic

DUNE 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, And Digital HD Details Revealed For Denis Villeneuve's Sci-fi Epic

Following a better-than-expected turnout at the global box office, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has shared details on the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD release of Denis Villeneuve's Dune!
INDIA SWEETS AND SPICES Interview With Sophia Ali On Subverting Expectations With Her Latest Role (Exclusive)

INDIA SWEETS AND SPICES Interview With Sophia Ali On Subverting Expectations With Her Latest Role (Exclusive)

We were recently granted an exclusive opportunity to sit down with rising star Sophia Ali to talk about her leading role in Geeta Malik's critically acclaimed comedy/drama, India Sweets and Spices!
HAWKEYE: 5 Bold Predictions For The Next Four Episodes Of Marvel Studios' Latest Disney+ Series

HAWKEYE: 5 Bold Predictions For The Next Four Episodes Of Marvel Studios' Latest Disney+ Series

The two-part premiere of Hawkeye left us with plenty to discuss, but what about those next four episodes? Here, we make some big predictions about where things could be heading next in the Disney+ series.
HAWKEYE: Kate Bishop Funko Pop Comes With An Adorable Mini Version Of Lucky The Pizza Dog

HAWKEYE: Kate Bishop Funko Pop Comes With An Adorable Mini Version Of Lucky The Pizza Dog

An early look at Kate Bishop's Funko Pop based on Hailee Steinfeld's role in Hawkeye has been revealed, and as cool as she is, the addition of Lucky the Pizza Dog makes the set a must-buy!