Mahershala Ali center wears a hat to promote his

first_img Mahershala Ali, center, wears a hat to promote his new movie “Blade” at the Marvel Studios panel on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 20, 2019, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Marvel’s next films will bring diversity, onscreen and off LOS ANGELES — Marvel’s push for more women and people of colour in its cinematic universe is extending to behind the camera for its next slate of films.Of the five films Marvel Studios announced at Comic-Con on Saturday, only one is set to be directed by a white man.In addition to a slew of women and people of colour at the helm of upcoming Marvel films, the weekend’s announcements promised more diversity on screen, including the female-led “Black Widow” and “Thor: Love and Thunder.” Also in the works are films starring Marvel’s first Asian American superhero — Simu Liu’s Shang-Chi — and its first LGBTQ character — Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie.Marvel veteran Scarlett Johansson said the increase in diversity made her proud to be a part of the franchise.Ryan Pearson And Katie Campione, The Associated Press AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Ryan Pearson And Katie Campione, The Associated Press Posted Jul 22, 2019 4:49 pm PDTlast_img