EXCLUSIVE RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Shea Couleé is headed to the Marvel realm as sources tell Deadline she has landed a secret part in its forthcoming Disney series Ironheart.
The series will star Dominique Thorne as Marvel character Riri Williams, a genius innovator and creator of the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man. Anthony Ramos and Alden Ehrenreich is also on board. Chinaka Hodge was lately tapped as head pen on the series. Coulee’s part in unknown.
Reps for Marvel declined comment.
Couleé’s addition to the series follows her stints on the Emmy- winning RuPaul’s Drag Race. She won All Stars 5 and finished as a finalist on the special each- winners edition of All Stars 7 and her original season, Drag Race 9. Couleé also has been featured in major publications worldwide, including multiple Vogue features and covers including Out, Entertainment Weekly, Gay Times and the transnational fashion magazine Essence.
On the podcast front, Couleé launched a podcast series, Wan na Be on Top?, which premiered atNo. 1 on Apple Podcasts. It explores the world of America’s Next Top Model and is produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network and captains of Media.
Couleé is repped by UTA, Dan Polyak, Adèllyn Polomski and attorney Matt Buser.