Ms. Marvel’s directors say episode 1’s biggest action sequence wasn’t in the script

The climax of the pilot episode of the Disney Plus series Ms. Marvel seems

like it was designed for freeze-framers, screencappers, and “all the Easter eggs you missed” listicle-writers.

The setting is dense with in-jokey references, and the action moves

incredibly quickly, with a montage blitzing past dozens of characters and settings.

Belgian filmmakers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, producers on the show who directed

the pilot and episode 6 of the six-episode opening season, say that sequence was the

highlight of their work on the show, and of their directing career in general.

El Arbi and Fallah, who have worked together since film school,

previously collaborated on the 2020 Bad Boys sequel Bad Boys For Life and the Belgian crime thrillers Black and Gangsta.