Sure, DaCosta was conversant in Ms. Marvel going into the venture and is probably going conversant in the way in which the character’s powers have been modified to suit her live-action iteration. Certainly, DaCosta discovered a kinship with Kamala Khan in that they each had been nerds from close by neighborhoods. She stated:
“I am a giant nerd from New York Metropolis, and right here was this hero who was a giant nerd from Jersey Metropolis, writing fan fiction the way in which I used to after I was that age. […] It was actually enjoyable to really feel near that character in that basically particular means, in a means you do not usually really feel when it is Iron Man or Thor. That was so thrilling to me, understanding that I might be part of bringing this character who I’ve liked for a decade to the large display.”
Kamala Khan is performed by Iman Vellani, reprising her position from the TV collection “Ms. Marvel,” of which DaCosta directed an episode. Vellani famous that DaCosta’s nerdiness wasn’t so necessary on set as her professionalism. The actress stated that DaCosta was capable of hold morale on set very excessive, which is a tough process given the scope and funds of the manufacturing. “She has a extremely calm vibe,” Vellani stated.
When it got here to Kevin Feige, nevertheless, DaCosta admits she misplaced her cool slightly bit. Not that she has a mood. She simply fell again on her nerd instincts and started pondering of Ms. Marvel in her 2013 iteration and never Ms. Marvel on the display.