EXCLUSIVE: RuPaul’s Drag Race Winner Shea Couleé is heading to the Marvel realm as sources tell Deadline she’s landed a secret role in her upcoming Disney+ series Stone heart.
The series will star Dominique Thorne as Marvel character Riri Williams, a genius inventor and creator of the most advanced armor since Iron Man. Anthony Ramos and Alden Ehrenreich are also on board. Chinaka Hodge was recently cast as the series’ head writer. Coulee’s role in unknown.
Representatives for Marvel declined to comment.
Couleé’s addition to the series follows his stints on the Emmy winner RuPaul’s Drag Race. She won All stars 5 and finished runner-up in the All-Winners Special Edition of All Stars 7 and its original season, Drag race 9.
Couleé has also been featured in major publications around the world, including several vogue features and coverages, including Going out, Entertainment weekly, happy times and the international fashion magazine Meof
On the podcast side, Couleé has launched a series of podcasts, Want to be on top? which premiered at #1 on Apple Podcasts. He explores the world of America’s Next Top Model and is produced by Forever Dog Podcast Network and Moguls of Media.
Couleé is replaced by UTA, Dan Polyak, Adèllyn Polomski and lawyer Matt Buser.