We're still early into the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Phase Three, but while fans wait for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Marvel Studios is currently working on projects that aren't coming out for years. This includes casting, and as an example, earlier this month, Malaysian actress Raja Ilya said she would be traveling to the United States later in 2017 to meet with Marvel about a role. She provided no other details, but her comment made it sound it's more of a done deal than a hypothetical situation.

With no information, it's hard to begin to guess what Marvel has in mind for Raja Ilya. It's even possible that they want her for something on television, like one of the Netflix shows. However, for the sake of argument, let's say Ilya will be joining an upcoming Marvel movie. Here are the roles we think she could be a good fit for.

Proxima Midnight holding lance

Proxima Midnight

In our original write-up of Raja Ilya's casting, we noted how it's unlikely she has a role in either Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4 given that both movies are shooting at the same time through 2017. We still stand by Infinity War, given that the movie comes out in May 2018. Avengers 4, on the other hand, could potentially still be an option if Ilya makes it to the United States before shooting concludes at the end of the year. If that's the case, then we could see her having a minor, yet cool role as Proxima Midnight, a member of the Black Order. Even before obtaining the Infinity Stones, Thanos was a mighty warlord, and he used the Black Order to raze worlds where he demanded tribute from the population. Proxima's abilities include super strength, super speed and invulnerability, as well as being a skilled combatant...though that last one is a basic qualification for any soldier serving the Mad Titan. If Thanos loses the power of the Infinity Stones, he'll need his special squad to back him up, and that could include Ilya as Proxima. After all, she said the actress said she'll be doing some martial arts training ahead of time, so maybe she's getting ready how to use the character's trademark lance against Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

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