Following her acting debut in HBO series The Idol, BLACKPINK member Jennie Kim is reportedly joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a role as a K-pop star!
Rumors first started swirling since January this year that the BLACKPINK rapper will be joining the cast of Marvel. While official news is still lacking, insider sources had revealed that the Marvel production team was planning to produce the first ever Asian superhero-themed film, with Jennie taking up the position of Luna Snow, a character created for 2018 mobile game Marvel Fight Future.
Netizens are already excitedly discussing Jennie’s next acting move, meanwhile it is said that her agency YG Entertainment had been in talks with Marvel Studios for nearly a year, and Jennie has also expressed her strong interest in the project.
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First introduced in the 1950s, other characters in Asian team Agents of Atlas also includes agent Jimmy Woo, Lin Lie (Sword Master), Silk (Cindy Moon), Shang-Chi, Ami Han (White Fox) and Brawn (Amadeus Cho).
Orphaned girl Seol Hee becomes a K-pop singer to get the finances she needs for supporting her grandmother. She meets with an attack during one performance, and ends up being abducted when trying to protect her fans. Locked up in a high-tech storage freezer, she unwittingly realizes superhuman powers to manipulate ice and snow and defeats her assailants. Dubbed Luna Show by the press, the superhero uses her newfound cryokinetic abilities to defend the Pacific Rim and protect the rest of humanity.