Newcomer Harper Anthony has been solid in Marvel Studios’ “Ironheart” sequence at Disney+, TheWrap has completely realized.
“Ironheart” stars Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams, a genius inventor who builds her personal superior swimsuit of armor and follows in Iron Man’s footsteps. Thorne will first seem on this yr’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”
Anthony’s position is being saved below wraps. He joins a solid that features “In the Heights” Star Anthony Ramos.
Within the comics, Williams is a Black teen prodigy attending MIT who builds her personal swimsuit by reverse-engineering Tony Stark’s Iron Man swimsuit design. Williams can be a genius like Tony, if that’s not instantly clear. Within the comics, Pepper Potts mentors Riri similarly to how Tony took Peter Parker below his wing within the MCU, offering her with sources and a swimsuit AI.
Ironheart is a reasonably new character within the comics, having solely been launched in 2016 and created by Brian Michael Bendis and artist Mike Deodato. Main Thorne’s live-action sequence shall be Chinaka Hodge, who will function the pinnacle author.
“Ironheart” is one in every of many Marvel Studios sequence: “Moon Knight,” the studio’s sixth sequence for Disney+, premiered on March 30 to rave opinions. That shall be adopted by “She-Hulk,” “Ms. Marvel,” “Armor Wars,” “Secret Invasion,” “Echo,” “Agatha: House of Harkness,” two extra animated sequence, and untitled “Black Panther” and “Shang-Chi” spinoff sequence. There’s additionally a “Guardians of the Galaxy” vacation particular set for 2022.
Anthony is a 9-year previous mannequin, actor, entrepreneur, philanthropist and scholar who landed a recurring position on the unbiased sequence “Vulture City,” a co-star position on NBC’s “Chicago Med,” and a business for the Illinois Division of Public Well being. He’s at the moment in a film known as “City of Vultures” that’s streaming on a number of websites, together with Apple TV, and has a tune he’s featured on known as “Model Life” that’s streaming on Apple Music and Spotify. He has maintained straight A’s for the final 8 quarters, earned excellent attendance, Principal’s Scholar Awards, Citizenship Awards, and was invited to turn into a member of the Nationwide Jr Beta Membership due to his constant tutorial excellence. Moreover, Harper has accomplished programs in aviation coaching and monetary literacy the place he earned a Jr. Investor certification.
Anthony is repped by Expertise X Alexander and Atlas Artists.