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We were joined on the Popternative show by Travina Springer who plays Tyesha Hillman in the brand-new Disney+ and Marvel Studios series Mrs. Marvel which premiered on June 8th. The series follows Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), a Pakistani-American teenager living in Jersey City obsessed with superhero culture and the various heroes of the world. As she navigates high school, she comes in possession of magical bangles that give cosmic energy that puts her on the path to becoming her own hero.

Ms. Marvel marks a new chapter for Disney as the studio explores the character’s Muslim and Pakistani heritage, putting diverse storytelling at the forefront.

In our interview, Travina talks about being part of the Marvel universe, being on a show that showcases representation, her interest and love for genre-bending and much more.

Watch the interview with Travina Springer below.

Mrs. Marvel episode 2 will drop on June 15th on Disney+.

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