EXCLUSIVE: Shakira Barrera (Sprung, GLOW) has joined Marvel Studios’ Ironheart as a collection common, Deadline has discovered.
Marvel reps declined to remark.
The six-episode collection created by Chinaka Hodge will star Dominique Thorne as Marvel character Riri Williams, a genius inventor and creator of essentially the most superior swimsuit of armor since Iron Man. Beforehand introduced forged additionally consists of Anthony Ramos, Manny Montana, Alden Ehrenreich, Regan Aliyah, Shea Couleé, and Zoe Terakes.
Sam Bailey and Angela Barnes are directing, with Ryan Coogler’s Proximity among the many manufacturing entities. Coogler, Ironheart head author Chinaka Hodge, Zinzi Coogler, and Sev Ohanian function govt producers alongside Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, and Zoie Nagelhout.
Barrera presently might be seen as a collection common within the Freevee collection Sprung reverse Garrett Dillahunt and Martha Plimpton. She additionally just lately wrapped a recurring arc in OWN’s authorized drama All Rise as a part of the present’s third season.
She is notably identified for her portrayal of woman wrestler Yolanda in GLOW and Lulu in It’s Bruno, each for Netflix. Different TV credit embody TNT’s Animal Kingdom, Showtime’s Shameless, and USA Community’s Queen of the South.
On the movie facet, she appeared in Daniela Garcia’s quick movie Huella, The Assortment reverse Alex Pettyfer, and The Knocking reverse Shiloh Fernandez.
Outdoors of appearing, Barrera serves as a goodwill ambassador for organizations focusing on humanitarian assist in Nicaragua.
She is repped by A3 Artists Company, Brillstein Leisure Companions, and Goodman Genow Schenkman.