November 30, 2021

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Interview by EWAnd Alaqua Cox, which is in the Disney + . series hook Playing the role of Maya Lopez aka Echo, she talks about the character and how her abilities are not far from those of the actress, as a deaf person.

Deaf people have excellent eyesight. “They can pick up things easily,” he said during the interview via a sign language interpreter. I was like, “Okay, I just looked at you.”
The deaf community is very supportive of this role because they want to see deaf people represented in these roles. Most of the time I hear about people doing these roles, but we finally have a real acting here. So I’m really excited about this, like everyone else.

Cox is the second deaf actress to play a deaf character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, after the debut of Lauren Ridlove in the role of McCurry in eternity.

Then the actress talked about the action scenes that she had to deal with in the series Jeremy Renner NS Hailee Steinfeld, an element highlighted by the fact that there is a prosthetic limb.

People with disabilities like me can do anything: we can fight, we can roll, we can fall. I’m excited for people to say, “Wow, can you do this?”

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