Production on Marvel Studios’ Ironheart might be nearing the end of its production, but the series continues to add to its growing cast. Deadline reports that Rashide “Sheedz” Olayiwola has joined the growing cast in an undisclosed role.
Olayiwola’s previous credits include Insecure and A Black Lady Sketch Show. She is currently a staff writer on the HBO Max series, South Side. Up next for the busy comedian and actress is the animated Netflix series, Good Times, where she is set to voice the series regular character, Lashes by Lisa. She is also a writer and star on the upcoming IFC/AMC series, Sherman’s Showcase.
Ironheart, which consists of six-episodes, hails from head writer Chinaka Hodge and stars Dominique Thorne as Marvel character Riri Williams. Olayiwola joins a cast that includes Anthony Ramos, Shakira Barrera, Manny Montana, Alden Ehrenreich, Regan Aliyah, Shea Couleé, and Zoe Terakes. Sam Bailey (Dear White People) and Angela Barnes (Atlanta) are directing the forthcoming Disney+ series.
Ironheart is set to hit Disney+ sometime in 2023.