You’ll LIKE it when she’s mad: The new Marvel TV series She-Hulk, starring Tatiana Maslany and Mark Ruffalo, is coming to our screens on Disney Plus this summer.
More than a decade since the last solo Hulk movie starring Edward Norton hit our screens, we’ll soon meet his equally green but much less grumpy cousin in a new series coming to Disney Plus.
Follow She-Hulk: Lawyer high-flying attorney Jennifer Walters, whose life is turned upside down after Bruce Banner (aka the Hulk) gives her an emergency blood transfusion, transforming her into the 6-foot-7 green goddess.
Tatiana Maslany dons the high heels of the title role, with the nine-episode series welcoming a slew of MCU veterans, including Mark Ruffalo as the lucid ‘Smart Hulk’, Tim Roth as Emil Blonsky/the Abomination, and Benedict Wong as Sorcerer Supreme Wong, most recently seen in Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness.
There are also some exciting new characters thrown into the mix, namely Jameela Jamil, Ginger Gonzaga, and Renee.
The show is scheduled for August 17.
The official Disney Plus synopsis says that She-Hulk: Attorney at Law “follows Jennifer Walters as she navigates the complicated life of a single 30-something lawyer who also happens to be a 6-foot-7 superpowered green hulk.” “.
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Elsewhere, the video’s description reads “You’ll like her when she’s mad,” paraphrasing the iconic line frequently uttered by a simmering Bruce Banner.
Just enough information to whet your appetite, then, but the new series will no doubt have repercussions in the wider Marvel Cinematic Universe, with the trailer hinting at a possible future role for She-Hulk in The Avengers, which our green hero is quick to reveal. rule out. .
She Hulk: Attorney at Law is directed by Kat Coiro (episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9) and Anu Valia (episodes 5, 6, 7), with Jessica Gao serving as head writer.
Who is She-Hulk?
She-Hulk, one of Marvel’s lesser-profile characters, but still a formidable presence, made her debut in 1979’s Savage She-Hulk #1, which immediately fleshed out her character with an intriguing origin story.
A seasoned attorney, Jennifer Walters enjoyed a charmed life until one day she is shot dead by a crime boss who is seeking cruel revenge against her.
Facing imminent death, his cousin Bruce performs an emergency blood transfusion on him.
Unfortunately, or fortunately, depending on how you look at it, he inadvertently passes some of his dangerous gamma radiation to her, transforming her into the She-Hulk.
Incredibly, in the comics, Walters manages to deflect the anger issues associated with his cousin, allowing him to keep his day job.
This origin story is widely rumored to be included in the new TV series, but we’ll have to wait and see.