Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2: Recap, cast and more details

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2: Recap, promo, cast and more details
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What has happened so far in Ms. Marvel Episodes 1 and 2? Continue reading to know more. 

Ms. Marvel is a Marvel Comics-based American television miniseries created by Bisha K. Ali for the Disney+ streaming service. It’s part of the MCU’s fourth phase. The series will act as a prequel to the 2023 film The Marvels. The series’ primary premise follows Kamala Khan, a 16-year-old Avengers fanatic, especially Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel, as she tries to fit in until she obtains her own powers.

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2: Recap, promo, cast and more details

If you’re curious about the storyline so far in the first two episodes of the series, look no further. We’ve compiled a quick synopsis of everything you need to know about the official release date, plot, and cast so you can get eager for the series’ progression. So far, here’s all we know about Ms. Marvel Episodes 1 and 2.

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2: Recap, promo, cast and more details

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2 Release Date

Ms. Marvel Episodes 1 and 2 were released on June 8, 2022, and June 15, 2022. The episode premiered exclusively on Wednesdays at 12 a.m. Pacific Time, on Disney+ streaming platform. The series has a total of 6 episodes with a runtime approx ranging from 50–52 minutes. Here’s the complete episode guide for the viewers to understand the order of the series. 

  • S1E1: Generation Why – June 8, 2022
  • S1E2: Crushed – June 15, 2022
  • S1E3: TBA – June 22, 2022
  • S1E4: TBA – June 29, 2022
  • S1E5: TBA – July 6, 2022
  • S1E6: TBA – July 13, 2022

More information about the following episodes, like descriptions and titles, will be released once the premiere dates draw close for the official premiere on a weekly basis. As of June 16, 2022, the series has already aired two episodes which are now available on the platform to stream whenever the fans want to and catch up with the plot before heading towards the series finale episode, which is set to release on July 13, 2022. 

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2: Recap, promo, cast and more details

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2: A Quick Recap

Ms. Marvel’s Episode 1, Generation Why, was released on June 8, 2022. The episode is directed by Adil & Bilall and written by Bisha K. Ali. The official synopsis of the episodes states, “Kamala Khan, a high-schooler who loves Captain Marvel, uncovers a mystical golden bangle. When Kamala and her best friend Bruno attempt to attend the first convention for fans of the Avengers, the bangle grants Kamala strange powers.” 

*Spoilers Ahead for Episode 1*

Kamala Khan is a 16-year-old high school student who is a huge fan of the Avengers, especially Captain Marvel. Kamala and her best friend Bruno Carrelli finish her Captain Marvel cosplay for “AvengerCon” while evading her stern parents, Yusuf and Muneeba, after failing another driving test and visiting with a school counselor Gabe Wilson.  

Muneeba thinks it’s garbage when Kamala receives a gift from her grandmother, which includes a golden bangle. Kamala and Bruno sneak off and attend AvengerCon nevertheless, after failing to persuade her parents to allow her to go.

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2: Recap, promo, cast and more details

Using the bracelet as part of her cosplay. She puts it on after getting ready, but it causes her to project constructs of cosmic energy, unwittingly wreaking devastation. Kamala manages to use her abilities to save her classmate Zoe Zimmer from plummeting in the midst of the commotion.  

Bruno rushes Kamala home, where Muneeba begs her to concentrate on her own narrative. Agents P. Cleary and Sadie Deever of the Department of Damage Control (DODC) review a video of Kamala’s incident at AvengerCon and travel to New Jersey to identify and jail her in a mid-credits scene. Take a look at some fan’s reactions to Episode 1 below:

Ms. Marvel’s Episode 2, Crushed, was released on June 15, 2022. The episode is directed by Meera Menon and written by Kate Gritmon. The official synopsis of the episodes states, “Kamala and Bruno explore the source of her newfound powers just in time for a perilous adventure.” 

*Spoilers Ahead for Episode 2*

The episode begins with Kamala training to control her powers with Bruno’s help; the latter deduces that the bangle activated Kamala’s powers, which came from within her. Dissatisfied with the male-dominated leadership of their Mosque Board, Kamala’s friend Nakia Bahadir decides to stand for elections. Kamala, Nakia, and Bruno attend a party organized by Zoe, where they meet Kamran, a new British-Pakistani senior at school. 

The party is cut short by the police, but Kamala manages to make friends with Kamran. Bruno becomes frustrated when Kamala, infatuated with Kamran, chooses to spend time with him instead of training. Kamala questions her grandma Sana and Muneeba about Kamala’s great-grandmother Aisha, the original owner of the bangle. 

Episode 2 Official Clip | Marvel Studios’ Ms. Marvel | Disney+

After seeing a vision of a mysterious woman and blacking out during a family dinner, both dismiss her. According to Yusuf, young Sana had lost her way during the Partition of India’s hostilities but was able to find her father almost miraculously. Cleary and Deever arrange a sweep in the tri-state area, targeting South Asian communities, after questioning Zoe about her savior at AvengerCon. 

A little kid, Hameed slides from a balcony during the annual Eid Al-Adha celebration and nearly falls before Kamala saves him with her powers. She falters for a little moment after seeing the woman again. Kamala is apprehended by DODC operatives commanded by Deever, but Kamran assists her in escaping in his car. He then presents Kamala to his mother, Najma, whom she recognizes as the woman she saw in her vision. Take a look at some fan’s reactions to Episode Two below:

Where to stream new episodes of Ms. Marvel?

Ms. Marvel, like the previous MCU series, is available exclusively on Disney+ every Wednesday at 12 a.m. Pacific Time, a new episode of the series, will be released on a weekly basis. If you live in Pakistan, Ms.Marvel will have special screenings of their episodes in Pakistani theatres because Kamala Khan is the first main Pakistani superhero. 

  • Episodes 1 and 2 will be released on June 16, 2022
  • Episodes 3 and 4 will be released on June 30, 2022
  • Episodes 5 and 6 will be released on July 14, 2022

Moreover, the partnership between Marvel Studios and HKC Entertainment made it possible for Pakistani people to enjoy the show. The episodes will be shown in pairs to create the illusion of a full-length film. 

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2: Recap, promo, cast and more details

When will the third episode of Ms. Marvel air on Disney+?

Ms. Marvel’s Episode 3 will release on June 22, 2022. The episode is directed by Meera Menon, and Teleplay is written by  Freddy Syborn and, A. C. Bradley & Matthew Chauncey.

The story of the episode is written by  Freddy Syborn. The episode’s official title and synopsis have yet to be released, but they will be revealed when the premiere date gets closer next week.

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 and 2: Recap, promo, cast and more details

Ms. Marvel Cast

The main cast of the series are as follows: 

  • Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel
  • Matt Lintz as Bruno Carrelli
  • Yasmeen Fletcher as Nakia Bahadir
  • Zenobia Shroff as Muneeba Khan
  • Mohan Kapur as Yusuf Khan
  • Saagar Shaikh as Aamir Khan
  • Laurel Marsden as Zoe Zimmer
  • Azhar Usman as Najaf
  • Rish Shah as Kamran
  • Arian Moayed as P. Cleary
  • Alysia Reiner as Sadie Deever
  • Laith Nakli as Sheikh Abdullah
  • Nimra Bucha as Najma
  • Travina Springer as Tyesha Hillman

Ms. Marvel  Overall Reception

The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 95% approval rating with an average rating of 8.15/10, based on 171 reviews. The website’s critics’ consensus reads, “Ms. Marvel is a genuinely fresh addition to the MCU—both stylistically and substantively—with Iman Vellani ably powering proceedings with her super-sized charisma.” 

Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 78 out of 100 based on 23 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews.” According to IMDb, the series has an overall score of 6.2 out of 10 with 28k votes. 

Ms. Marvel Official Synopsis

The official synopsis of the series, according to Disney+, states, “Marvel Studios’ ‘Ms. Marvel is an original series that introduces Kamala Khan, a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey City. An avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe, Kamala is a Super Hero fan with an oversized imagination – particularly when it comes to Captain Marvel. Yet, Kamala feels like she doesn’t fit in at school and sometimes even at home – that is, until she gets superpowers like the heroes she’s always looked up to. Life gets better with superpowers, right?”

Ms. Marvel Official Trailer

Marvel Studios’ Ms. Marvel | Official Trailer | Disney+

Catch up on all of Ms. Marvel’s previous episodes, and keep a lookout for the new episodes coming out next week.