Marvel Studio and Disney have found their Jennifer Walters. Deadline reporting that Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany will play portray Jennifer Walters a.k.a SHE-HULK in the upcoming Disney+ series. The news of Maslany’s casting was also welcomed by Mark Ruffalo who plays her cousin Bruce Banner the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
Another news is that Kat Coiro the direct with Rick and Morty‘s Jessica Gao as the SHE-HULK series’ head writer.
SHE-HULK was created by writer Stan Lee and artist John Buscema. She made her first comics debut in Savage She-Hulk #1 (February 1980). She gained her superpowers after receiving an emergency blood transfusion from her cousin, Bruce Banner when she was caught in a near-fatal shooting. She-Hulk has been a member of the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, Heroes for Hire, the Defenders, Fantastic Force and S.H.I.E.L.D.
A live-action film featuring Brigitte Nielsen as She-Hulk was planned in the early 1990s, with Larry Cohen as writer and director, but was never completed. Marvel Studios is also reportedly planning on bringing HULKING in the MCU as well.