Fresh off the finale of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Marvel has reportedly tapped Chinaka Hodge as its head writer for the upcoming Ironheart series coming to Disney+, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

  • Hodge is a poet and educator but she is also known for her work as a TV writer on the hit TNT series Snowpiercer.
  • In addition to her television work, she has published two books, “For Girls With Hips: Collected Poems” and “Writings and Dated Emcees.”
  • She has also written multiple plays, including "Mirrors in Every Corner" and "Chasing Mehserle."
  • Hodge reportedly won the job after pitching her vision for the series to Marvel.
  • Ironheart will consist of six episodes and production on the new series is set to begin in May.
  • Dominique Thorne is set to star in the series as Riri Williams, a brilliant teenaged inventor who create’s her own Iron Man suit.
  • Riri made her Marvel Comics debut in 2016 and has since become a fan-favorite.
  • Ironheart was one of the many new Marvel projects announced during the Disney Investor Day event back in December.
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