The next comprises minor spoilers for Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly, which is now in theaters. Proceed accordingly.
Should you watched Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly and have been questioning who Riri Williams (performed by Judas and the Black Messiah‘s Dominique Thorne) is, this put up is for you.
Riri made her MCU debut within the new movie, which hit theaters on Friday, because the feisty school scholar who grew to become embroiled within the battle between Wakanda and Talokan, because of one among her superior designs. She even constructed her personal Iron Man swimsuit, which got here in useful throughout these intense battle scenes, and delivered some memorable one-liners all through the film.
WHO IS SHE EXACTLY? | Within the comics, Riri was a teen from Chicago who caught Tony Stark’s consideration when she constructed a greater model of his swimsuit and later fought alongside him in a second civil struggle between superheroes. She took up the title Ironheart and teamed up with Shuri at one level — although not in the identical capability because the film. Riri is alleged to be smarter than Stark.
WHERE WILL WE NEXT SEE HER? | Riri will step out on her personal within the live-action Disney+ collection Ironheart, which is slated for launch within the fall of 2023. The six-episode collection facilities on the “genius inventor who creates probably the most superior swimsuit of armor since Iron Man,” per the official synopsis.
Extra forged consists of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 contestant and All Stars 5 winner Shea Couleé, This Is Us’ Lyric Ross as Riri’s BFF, Within the Heights’ Anthony Ramos, Solo’s Alden Ehrenreich, Graceland’s Manny Montana and baby actors Harper Anthony and Regan Aliyah. GLOW’s Shakira Barrera, South Aspect’s Rashida Olayiwola and Bosch‘s Paul Calderón are additionally set to seem.
Chinaka Hodge (Snowpiercer, The Midnight Membership) developed the collection and can function head author.
Are you excited for extra Riri Williams? What did you consider her in Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly? Hold forth beneath!