Sam Bailey & Angela Barnes To Direct ‘Ironheart’ For Marvel Studios

Filming begins this summer!

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Marvel Studios has hired Sam Bailey and Angela Barnes to direct episodes of the upcoming Ironheart series.

Ironheart continues to ramp up production, with Marvel Studios revealing that Sam Bailey and Angela Barnes will direct episodes of the series. Bailey will direct the first three episodes, while Barnes will wrap the season up with the final three.

The upcoming Marvel series will follow Riri Williams, played by Dominique Thorne, following her MCU introduction in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. In the comics, Williams notably develops an Iron Man suit of her own as an MIT student.

Sam Bailey’s previous work includes Netflix’s Dear White People, East of La Brea, Brown Girls, and You’re So Talented. Angela Barnes is coming off of her work on Atlanta season four and has also helmed episodes of Mythic Quest and Blindspotting.

In addition to the confirmation that Sam Bailey and Angela Barnes will helm episodes of Ironheart this summer, Marvel also confirmed that Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is serving as a producer on Ironheart under Proximity Media, following Anthony Ramos’ recent comments.

Here is the official synopsis for Marvel’s latest Disney Plus series, Moon Knight:

The series follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.

Created by Jeremy Slater, Moon Knight stars Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke, Gaspard Ulliel, and May Calamawy.

New episodes of Moon Knight hit Disney Plus every Wednesday. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news regarding the upcoming Ironheart series from Marvel Studios, and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.