Marvel Studios' second year on Disney+ promises to be unlike anything the famed franchise has ever done before. While 2021 gave Marvel Cinematic Universe fans legacy shows spotlighting tenured heroes like Anthony Mackie's Falcon and Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch, 2022 will bring a trio of MCU rookies to the streaming stage. Among those first-year players is Iman Vellani's Kamala Khan, who will make her long-awaited debut in Ms. Marvel.
Official details about this show's plot have been kept close to the vest, with most speculation coming from casting announcements and set photos. With Ms. Marvel back for reshoots once again, more images from the show's production have surfaced online.
Those pics showcase Khan in her Captain Marvel-inspired threads, rocking a color scheme directly reminiscent of Brie Larson's space-based hero. Khan is seen squaring off against robotic drones, although the man behind those machines remains unknown.
While the drone operator remains a mystery, new set photos point to some familiar origins for this tech.
Ms. Marvel vs. Mysterio?
You know what? Double the damage.
New Ms. Marvel set images courtesy of @CosmicMMedia reveal the return of Spider-Man: Far From Home's EDITH drones, which were operated by Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio.
While these set photos are not a mirror image of the drones used in Far From Home, they are marked with the same diamond emblem on their front side.
It's unclear if these Ms. Marvel EDITH drones will be a carbon copy of Far From Home's mechanical weapons, or if they will receive an upgrade.
Fire All The Drones NOW!
Similar to Hailee Steinfeld's Kate Bishop in Hawkeye, Ms. Marvel might be in over her head.
The presence of EDITH drones indicates this is far from a friendly neighborhood situation for the adolescent Avenger. These camouflaging drones brought an entire continent to its knees. What kind of damage could they do to New Jersey alone?
These set pictures only showcase a singular drone, but it may be used in a way reminiscent of an episode from The Mandalorian Season 1. In Bryce Dallas Howard's Star Wars directorial debut, she showcased the sheer destruction a lone AT-ST could do to a defenseless village. Ms. Marvel may look to emphasize just how dangerous an individual piece of Stark tech can be.
Not only does that retrospectively increase the stakes of Spider-Man: Far From Home, but it also perfectly sets the stage for Don Cheadle's Armor Wars. Not much is known about the spiritual successor to the Iron Man franchise other than it deals with the consequences of Stark tech ending up in the wrong hands. In case the events of Far From Home are too far in the rearview mirror, Ms. Marvel may look to remind fans of exactly how problematic that concept can be.
Ms. Marvel is currently undergoing reshoots and is expected to release sometime in 2022.