• Stephanie Fairfax

Disney+ and Marvel Casts: Dominique Thorne as IronHeart

Thorne stars as genius inventor, Riri Williams who creates the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man himself, Tony Stark. The character has been a fan-favorite for years now, so there is likely quite a lot of excitement for the upcoming series. Marvel Studios boss, Kevin Feige did not reveal a premiere date for the upcoming Disney+ series, but he did reiterate that the series will tie into the big screen adventures in the coming years.

Dominque Thorne a Brooklyn, New York native, Thorne got her start on stage, starring in several productions during her time as a drama student at NYC's Professional Performing Arts High School (PPAS).

Dominique Thorne made her feature film debut in Academy Award winning writer/director Barry Jenkins If Beale Street Could Talk playing the role of "Sheila Hunt," the petulant younger sister of "Fonny Hunt" (Stephan James).

This will be Ironheart's live-action debut. She has appeared in animation in Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron and the Spider-Man episode, "Amazing Friends". She's also appeared in Marvel Entertainment video games includes Marvel Puzzle Quest, Marvel Future Fight, Marvel Avengers Academy, Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2, and Marvel Strike Force.