The details of Fawad Khan and Mehwish Hayat’s first Hollywood project are out. The actors are reported to play Ms. Marvel’s great-grandparents in flashback scenes.
The news has been shared on Ms. Marvel’s official Twitter account.
The account mentioned, “Fawad Khan and Mehwish Hayat will be playing Hasan and Aisha, Kamala Khan’s great-grandparents, in a flashback scene in Ms. Marvel.”
They also added: “In the comics, her great grandparents only appear in four pages about the partition of India and Pakistan, so it’s likely this scene will be about that, though we can’t confirm yet.”
— Ms. Marvel News (@MsMarvelNews) February 20, 2022
Fawad Khan confirmed the news in an earlier interview
Fawad Khan in an earlier interview with Anupama Chopra of Film Companion confirmed his role in the first-ever Pakistan-American superhero movie.
“Yeah, I am. Woh toh main deny nahi kar sakta, ab toh main jhooth nahi bol sakta, woh toh unhone khud news laga di hai (I can’t deny that or lie about it because they have put out the news themselves).”
Humsafar actor also shared the wonderful experience while shooting for it, “It’s a wonderful experience, it was good fun. The cast that I worked with, the people that I worked with, it was good fun, but I am sorry, I cannot say anything more than that at this point,” he said.
Reportedly, Pakistani actress Mehwish Hayat and Nimra Bucha have also taken on board for the prominent roles in the film. The cast also included Aramis Knight, Matt Lintz, Saagar Shaikh, Rish Shah, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Yasmeen Fletcher, Laith Naki, Azhar Usman, and Travina Springer.
According to media reports, the last phase of shooting for Ms. Marvel began in January. It would wrap up by the end of this month.
The film will be premiere on Disney+ in the summer of 2022. The show is created by Bisha K Ali.