Marvel Studios Ironheart is set to go into production in just a few weeks and as the cast begins to fill out, a new report indicates that the streaming series will include a groundbreaking MCU character. According to a new report from POC Culture, Ironheart will introduce the MCU’s first transgender woman.
The report details a casting call for a Black, Latina or Afro-Latina transgender woman, 18-22, who is “unapologetically nerdy” with a “mystical bent” and a “unique sense of humor.” Ironheart will star Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a genius and inventor whose technology plays a key role in the conflict between Wakanda and Tlalocon. The series will also star Anthony Ramos in an unknown role and an unknown actor/actress as the child of Iron Man villain Obadiah Stane (the studio was open to a female for the role as well).
Source: POC Culture