Marvel’s ‘Ironheart’: Shea Coulée, of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Joins Cast

Shea Couleé is in a superhero present, child.

The star of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” winner of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,” and finalist on “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars All Winners,” has joined the Marvel Studios TV collection “Ironheart” in an undisclosed position.

“Ironheart,” set to debut on Disney+ within the fall of 2023, stars Dominique Thorne (“If Beale Avenue May Discuss,” “Judas and the Black Messiah”) as engineering genius Riri Williams, who, within the comics, develops a supersuit just like Tony Stark’s Iron Man. The present is ready to costar Anthony Ramos (“Within the Heights”), Alden Ehrenreich (“Solo: A Star Wars Story”), Lyric Ross (“This Is Us”) and Manny Montana (“Good Women”). Thorne’s character is ready to be launched this fall within the Marvel function movie “Black Panther: Wakanda Perpetually.”

Chinaka Hodge (“Superb Tales,” “Snowpiercer”) is serving as head author on “Ironheart,” with Sam Bailey (“Expensive White Folks”) and Angela Barnes (“Blindspotting”) dividing directing duties. Proximity — the manufacturing firm co-founded by “Black Panther” filmmaker Ryan Coogler — is producing with Marvel Studios.

Couleé has been a “Drag Race” fan favourite from the beginning of her run on Season 9 of the principle collection. She returned to win Season 5 of “All Stars” after which once more this summer season on the lately concluded seventh season of “All Stars,” which featured solely earlier winners. She launched her first album, “Couleé-D,” on the finish of Season 9 of “Drag Race,” and several other different singles since.

In 2021, Couleé carried out as Marcia Brady in a crossover particular with the casts of “Drag Race” and “The Brady Bunch” known as “Dragging the Classics: The Brady Bunch.”

Couleé’s casting in “Ironheart” was first reported by Deadline.

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