With the sights and sounds of the Superbowl trailer bonanza still ringing in our eyes and ears there’s never been a better time to throw out this rumour which pertains to the Marvelous mashup coming our way on the 4th of May next year in the form of The Avengers.

While most of the cast for the film is already known, indeed drawing from the other films in the Marvelverse allows for one of the most impressive ensemble casts in terms of box office clout, there’s a new name daubed on the walls of the rumour mill today – that of Chuck actress Yvonne Strahovski.

Comic Book Movie have found this snippet online and boldly asserted that the actress is lining herself up for the Joss Whedon directed Avengers movie as Ms. Marvel – here are the words,

Though it’s not often that we get the scoop on anything here, I’ve just received information from a protected source inside Marvel that points to Yvonne Strahovski being cast in the upcoming Avengers movie as Ms. Marvel.

Could it be true?

I, for one, have long hoped to see Yvonne crop up in a comic book movie. She’s got the action chops to easily pull it off and it was really just a matter of time before the right character came along.

Here’s a handy link to all things Ms. Marvel and while we wait for official confirmation, or the more likely long drawn-out silence broken only with the twitter spray of nay-sayers and supporters, here’s how you should be taking this news,