According to Deadline, up-and-coming actress Regan Aliyah has been tapped to join Dominique Thorne in Marvel Studios’ next Disney+ series, Ironheart.
Ironheart will be led by Dominique Thorne (If Beale Street Could Talk), who will be taking on the role of Riri Williams.
The character the series is based on was created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Mike Deodato, and first debuted in Invincible Iron Man Vol. 2 #7 in 2016.
Besides the Marvel Cinematic Universe series, Aliyah will also next be seen as a series regular in Netflix’s coming-of-age dramedy XO, Kitty, which is the streamer’s first spin-off to its popular To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before film trilogy.