EXCLUSIVE: Rashida “Sheedz” OlaiwolaSouth side) has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ Disney+ series. Iron heart in an undisclosed role, as KristenBellTattoos.com learned.
Marvel representatives declined to comment.
Created by Chinaka Hodge, Dominic Thorne will play Marvel hero Riri Williams, a genius inventor and creator of the most advanced armor since Iron Man, in the six-part series created by Chinaka Hodge. The previously announced cast also includes Anthony Ramos, Shakira Barrera, Manny Montana, Alden Ehrenreich, Regan Alia, Shea Cooley and Zoe Terakes.
Sam Bailey and Angela Barnes are directing, with Ryan Coogler’s Intimacy among the producers. Kugler, Iron heart head writer Chinaka Hodge, Zinzi Kugler and Sev Ohanian serve as executive producers along with Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum and Zoe Nagelhout.
Olayivola is a comedian, writer, and actress who is currently a staff writer on the HBO Max series. South side. Upcoming projects include the new IFC/AMC season. Sherman showcase where she is a writer and co-star as well as an animated remake Good times for Netflix/Fuzzy Door, where she voices a regular character on Lashes by Lisa. In addition, Olaiivola will be joining the BET Awards 2022 again as a writer after she wrote her contribution a year earlier.
Other small screen credits include HBO. Unreliable, Black lady sketch showNBC Chicago Policeand tlate show.
As a stand-up comedian, she has performed as the opening act for Arsenio Hall, Hannibal Burress, Aida Rodriguez, and Michael Che, among others.
It is represented by Zero Gravity Management and Hansen, Jacobsen, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Culler, Gellman, Meigs and Fox.