Ironheart: Lyric Ross Joins Cast For Marvel Series At Disney+

The Hollywood Reporter is exclusively reporting that Lyric Ross is the latest name to join the cast for the upcoming Disney +/Marvel series Ironheart.

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First appearing in Marvel Comics in 2015, Riri Williams is a teenage genius who builds her own version of the Iron Man suit and takes on the name of Ironheart, before taking over Tony Stark as Iron Man for a period of time. The character was created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Mike Deodato.

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Lyric Ross (whose credits include This Is Us and Sirens) is reportedly playing Riri Williams’ best friend. Chinaka Hodge was recently brought onboard the project to be head writer for the series.

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Lyric Ross will join a cast that includes Dominique Thorne and Anthony Ramos.