Chinaka Hodge will be serving as the head writer on Disney+’s upcoming Ironheart Marvel series.
Ironheart will star Dominique Thorne as Marvel character Riri Williams, a genius inventor and the creator of the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man. The show was confirmed to be in development during Disney’s investor day presentation in December after it was originally announced by The Vulcan Reporter writer Thomas Polito back in May of 2020.
Chinaka Hodge is an American poet, educator, playwright, and screenwriter. She has received national recognition for her publications, especially her artistic work on gentrification. Hodge is a staff writer on TNT’s Snowpiercer series starring Daveed Diggs. She has also worked on Apple TV+’s Amazing Stories, by Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis.