Barbie star America Ferrera has officially joined the Marvel universe by landing a role in the upcoming season 3 of What If…? A recent scoop indicates that she’ll voice Ranger Morales. Despite her success in acting over the years with Ugly Betty, Superstore, and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, her association with Barbie has introduced her to a wider audience. With her entry into the MCU, her fame is set to skyrocket even further to unprecedented heights.
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America Ferrera Joins What If…? Season 3!
The actress, America Ferrera, renowned for her roles in Superstore, Ugly Betty, and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, each hugely popular in their own niches, achieved new heights of stardom with her role in Barbie. Now, she’s set to make her mark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by lending her voice in the upcoming third season of What If…? Insider reports hint that she will voice Ranger Morales in this anticipated season.
Head writer of Sesaon 2, A.C. Bradley, revealed to Phase Zero,
“She’s great,–I’m so glad she is getting her flowers when it comes to Barbie, because — I shouldn’t say this, but hey, I no longer work at Marvel — Barbie was my favorite movie of the year, my favorite superhero movie, because Barbie’s a hero. And, so is America. That was the best. So, we’re so happy that she was willing to come in, and do this part in this random episode of What If…?. She was so lovely about it.”
America Ferrera will voice Ranger Morales in What If..? Season 3.
“Just for the clickbait; her last name’s Morales, people got very excited about that.”
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— Phase Zero – MCU (@PhaseZeroCB) January 5, 2024
Ferrera has been in the business for over two decades now, her transition from Ugly Betty to How to Train Your Dragon to Barbie, marks a truly phenomenal journey in the industry. Fans are eagerly anticipating how Morales will be portrayed in the episode. With her involvement in the animated version, speculations abound about her potential entry into the live-action realm in the upcoming MCU Phases.
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Unveiling Breakout Stars in What If…?
Featuring Mick Wingert as Tony Stark, Josh Keaton as Captain America, Lake Bell as Natasha Romanoff, and Cynthia McWilliams as Gamora, What If…? has consistently given out the industry breakout stars in its previous two seasons. As a result, anticipation is soaring for the forthcoming season to uphold this trend. It is being reported that alongside the newbie America Ferrera, MCU oldies such as David Harbour as Red Guardian and Sebastian Stan as The Winter Soldier might also join the cast.
No other details have been confirmed yet. The upcoming season promises to introduce fresh narratives and tantalizing what-if situations that will captivate the MCU fans once again. While there’s potential for previous actors to return to the recording booth, fans eagerly await the revelation of the new stars joining the cast.
The two seasons of What If…? are streaming on Disney+.
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