Actress Gemma Chan is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Chan, who starred in AMC’s Humans, will take on the role of Minn-Erva (Doctor Minervia) in the company’s first female-centric film: Captain Marvel.
Minn-Erva, a geneticist from the alien race Kree is known for having a large presence in the comics.
The actress confirmed the news via Twitter:
Brie Larson, who is starring at Captain Marvel, is excited for Chan to join the cast.
Captain Marvel is slated to hit theaters in March 2019.