Zoe Terakes Joins the Cast of Marvel Studios’ Disney+ Series – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Zoe Terakes (Nine perfect strangers, Wentworth) joined the cast of the Disney+ series Stone heart in a key role, sources tell Deadline. Details regarding their role are being kept secret.

Representatives for Marvel declined to comment.

Stone heart will star Dominique Thorne as Marvel character Riri Williams, a genius inventor and creator of the most advanced armor since Iron Man. The previously announced cast also includes Anthony Ramos, Manny Montana, Alden Ehrenreich and Shea Couleé.

Production on the Ironheart is currently underway.

The addition of Terakes, a transgender and non-binary actor, and more recently, RuPaul’s Drag Race star Couleé, shows that Marvel’s continued commitment to diversifying the MCU remains strong.

The company welcomed its first LGBTQ+ superhero Phastos (Brian Tyree Henry) and first deaf superhero Makkari (Lauren Ridloff) to Chloe Zhao’s Eternals. Also for the big screen, Xochitl Gomez brought Latino superhero America Chavez to life in Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness.

Ms. Marvel closely followed on Disney+ which tells the story of the titular Pakistani-American superhero played by Iman Vellani who will next appear in the film, Wonders alongside Brie Larson.

Terakes recently starred as Glory in the David E. Kelley series Nine perfect strangers for Hulu alongside fellow Australian Nicole Kidman, among others.

Terakes is replaced by Entertainment 360, Shanahan Management and Sloane Offer Weber and Dern.

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