Sure, DaCosta was accustomed to Ms. Marvel going into the undertaking and is probably going accustomed to 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 have been nerds from close by neighborhoods. She stated:
“I am an enormous nerd from New York Metropolis, and right here was this hero who was an enormous nerd from Jersey Metropolis, writing fan fiction the way in which I used to once I was that age. […] It was actually enjoyable to really feel near that character in that basically particular approach, in a approach you do not typically really feel when it is Iron Man or Thor. That was so thrilling to me, figuring out that I might be part of bringing this character who I’ve cherished for a decade to the massive display screen.”
Kamala Khan is performed by Iman Vellani, reprising her position from the TV sequence “Ms. Marvel,” of which DaCosta directed an episode. Vellani famous that DaCosta’s nerdiness wasn’t so essential on set as her professionalism. The actress stated that DaCosta was capable of preserve morale on set very excessive, which is a tough process given the scope and price range of the manufacturing. “She has a extremely calm vibe,” Vellani stated.
When it got here to Kevin Feige, nonetheless, DaCosta admits she misplaced her cool slightly bit. Not that she has a mood. She simply fell again on her nerd instincts and commenced considering of Ms. Marvel in her 2013 iteration and never Ms. Marvel on the display screen.