Ironheart is a fantastically anticipated series created by Chinaka Hodge for the Disney+ streaming platform, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Some encouraging announcement about this upcoming series has recently been shared.
Hodge is the chief writer. Obviously, it will share the franchise’s continuity. What’s more noteworthy is that it will be a part of the MCU’s Phase Five.
Executive producers on the series include Marvel Studios’ Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, and Zoie Nagelhout, Proximity Media’s Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, and Hodge. Proximity Media and 20th Television also contribute to the series’ production.
Ironheart’s expected release date and casting details have also been disclosed. Let’s learn a little more about what’s coming up.
Ironheart Release Date Window Announced
The exact release date has yet to be announced, but we do have an approximate date. Ironheart will make an appearance on Disney+ in Fall 2023 and will consist of six episodes.
The series’ plate images and exterior establishing shots were filmed in Chicago in late May 2022. Principal photography began in early June 2022 at Trilith Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, and will continue in Chicago until mid-October 2022.
Filming will also take place in Chicago and is scheduled to last until October 21. The first three episodes will be directed by Sam Bailey, while the last three will be directed by Angela Barnes.
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Ironheart Cast Members Revealed
Along with the anticipated release date, the cast of this upcoming series has been revealed. Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams / Ironheart: A brilliant inventor who creates a suit of armour that rivals Tony Stark’s / Iron Man’s armour.
Anthony Ramos joined the series in February 2022 in an unspecified “key role,” reportedly as the series’ main villain. Harper Anthony, Manny Montana, and Alden Ehrenreich have also been cast in undisclosed roles, with Lyric Ross playing Williams’ best friend.
Riri In Ironheart Comic
Riri Williams is a 15-year-old engineering student and the daughter of the late Riri Williams Sr. Riri now reside in Chicago with her mom Ronnie and paternal aunt Sharon, following the death of her father.
She is a certified super-genius who receives a full scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Riri, working on its own, creates a suit of armour resembling the Iron Man Armor out of materials snatched from campus.
When campus security knocks on her door, she runs away in her suit. Williams’ suit is compromised when she prevents two inmates from fleeing from the New Mexico State Penitentiary.
Riri returns to her mother’s house and keeps going to work on improving the suit, much to her aunt’s chagrin. Tony Stark learns of Riri’s achievement and travels to encounter her. During their conversation, Stark makes the decision to support her judgement to become a female superhero.
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