Sharmeen Obaid becomes first Pakistani film-maker to helm Marvel film

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Sharmeen Obaid becomes first Pakistani film-maker to helm Marvel film
Two-time Oscar winner in the documentary short category Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will be helping bring Marvel Studios’ first Muslim hero to the big screen, reported The Hollywood Reporter. Written by Bisha K Ali, Ms Marvel introduces the first Pakistani and Muslim superhero, named Kamala Khan, into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. President of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige has also said that the first onscreen Muslim superhero will be featured in future Marvel films as well, in addition to the series. The studio is presently searching for an actor who could play the role of the hero who depicts her struggles as a Pakistani-American woman with a religious family.