She-Hulk is on its way to smash your screens! Maslany aka Jennifer Susan Walters will be playing the role of She-Hulk in the next Disney+ series.
She-Hulk made its first debut in the Marvel Comic The Savage She-Hulk at number 1 back in 1980. The pages contained Jennifer Walters as a lawyer who sustains a severe injury, which requires an immediate blood transfusion from her cousin Bruce Banner. The cause behind her ability to transform into a green giant just like her cousin. Although, her emotions remain sane and intact, unlike her cousin who goes on a rampage every time he transforms.
She-Hulk will be a legal dramedy that will follow throughout on Jennifer Walters and her superpowers similar to her cousin, Bruce Banner. The She-Hulk series will be directed by Kat Coiro and Anu Valia, and Jessica Gao will lead in penning the script.
Want to find out more? Here’s everything we know about the details regarding the plot and release date of She-Hulk.
Release Date: When is it?
As of now, She-Hulk does not have an official release yet but the series is expected to air on Disney plus in Summer 2022.
The series was scheduled to start filming on July 6, 2020, but was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Filming was then rescheduled for March 2021 but wasn’t able to proceed with the filming until the following month of April.
The official website of Georgia reported that filming for the series has finally kicked off in April 2021.
How many episodes will it have? The series will have a total of 10 episodes with each episode varying around 30-minutes.
She-Hulk cast line up
Here are the names of the cast members for the upcoming sequel:
- Tatiana Maslany (as Jennifer Walters / She-Hulk)
- Mark Ruffalo (as Bruce Banner / Hulk)
- Tim Roth (as Emil Blonsky / Abomination)
- Ginger Gonzaga (as Walters’ best friend)
- Renée Elise Goldsberry (as Amelia)
- Jameela Jamil (as Titania).
In addition, we have Anais Almonte and Josh Segarra who have been cast in unknown roles.
The plot for She-Hulk has not been revealed and details seem to be pretty much scarce at this point but the comics might reveal few clues as to what to expect from the upcoming sequel.
She-Hulk will mainly be the origin of the superhero story like many other MCU Disney plus shows. The story will probably follow Jennifer Walters who possesses superhuman strength after an emergency blood transfusion from her cousin, Bruce Banner also known as The Hulk. Unlike her cousin, Jennifer can control her powers and continues to live a normal life as a lawyer. Disney has also described the series as a ‘legal comedy.’
More possible seasons in the future?
Yes, it’s highly possible. She-Hulk has become a part of Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4, which means that it will include the following films and Disney+ shows.
Studio boss Kevin Feige has recently mentioned that She-Hulk is a series that could get more seasons.
While conversing about She-Hulk and Moon Knight with TV reporters, he stated, “Some of the shows that I mentioned that we were about to start filming, we are keeping in mind a structure that would lead into a Season 2, a Season 3, in a more direct way than, say, a show like, like ‘WandaVision,’ which clearly goes into a feature.”