Ironheart will debut in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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By Geoff Borgonia August 22, 2021

Marvel confirmed that Riri Williams aka Ironheart played by Dominique Thorne, will appear in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is adding the armored heroine Ironheart to its ensemble cast.

Kevin Feige: We're shooting Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, right now, and the character of Riri Williams, you will meet in Black Panther 2 first.

Announced back in December 2020, the Ironheart series will have Chinaka Hodge (Snowpiercer) as its showrunner.

Dominique Thorne: I was at home in Delaware and I got a call asking if I would like to play this role. It was the best phone call I could have ever received!

Riri Willams was created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Mike Deodato.

Riri Williams first appeared in Marvel Comics Invincible Iron Man Volume 4, No. 7 (March 2016).

Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will roar into theaters on July 8, 2022. Ironheart will air on the Disney+ streaming service in 2022.

Ironheart will air on the Disney+ streaming service in 2022.

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