Marvel Reportedly Taps Chinaka Hodge as Head Writer for “Ironheart” Series

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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