‘Ironheart’: Shea Couleé Forged within the Marvel/Disney Plus sequence

RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Shea Coulee is entering the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with a mystery role in Disney+’s Iron heartour sister site Deadline reports.

The Marvel series stars Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a character that will be introduced this November Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and is described as the inventor of the coolest suit since Iron Man. Lyric Ross (Here we go) as Riri’s BFF, Alden Ehrenreich (Solo: A Star Wars Story)Manny Montana (Good Girls), Anthony Ramos (During Treatment, She Must Get It) and Harper Anthony. As usual with Marvel, there are currently no details available about Couleé’s character.

“BEYOND excited to be walking out of the Werkroom straight into the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” Couleé wrote on Twitter. “Words cannot express how excited I am to be a part of this amazing project! Acting was my first love, and I’m so excited to be doing it again in such a big way!”

Couleé competed on Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2017, before winning Season 5 of it RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars in 2020 and then participating in the winner-takes-all edition of it RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars in the year 2022.

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