She-Hulk: Everything We Know About The New Marvel TV Show

By Duane Beckett
Credit: Marvel Comics

SHE-HULK: As in fashion, literature, movies, and TV, there are trends:

For example: over the last decade, the genre called “young adult” has dominated. Stories of teenagehood, of adventures bigger than oneself, and pitching a teen’s journey of growth…

This trend is fading. But one trend that never-ends is cine-comic.

The rebirth of this once troubled subgenre started with Iron Man and grew through the impressive Marvel Cinematic Universe. And now this superhero phenomenon is blasting onto TV screens once again (after a dalliance with Netflix with Daredevil, Jessica Jones, et al).

The latest TV show to be announced by Marvel is to be based on She-Hulk.

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What do we know about She-Hulk’s origins?

ORIGIN: Created by Stan Lee and the designer John Buscema in 1980, She-Hulk was initially conceived as a character targeting a growing female audience interested in comics books.

ALTER EGO: When not green and angry, She-Hulk is a brilliant lawyer named Jennifer Susan Walters.

PARTY UP: The character never became part of The Avengers, The Fantastic Four, or The Heroes for Hire. However, the character became famous thanks to a series of solo stories written and designed by John Byrne, titled Sensational She-Hulk.

STORY: The protagonist of the Sensational She-Hulk is Bruce Banner’s cousin. When that girl is shot, her cousin gives her a blood transfusion and turns her into a green creature, who looks like Hulk.

POWERS: The character possesses the same powers as the Hulk.

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What do we know about the TV series so far?

She-Hulk - Tatiana Maslany
(Photo: Tatiana Maslany / Gage Skidmore on WikiCommons)

After so much mystery surrounding the TV series, information was finally leaked late 2020:

During an interview with Emmy, president of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, revealed:

  • Tatiana Maslany will play She-Hulk. The actress has become a bonafide star for her role as Sarah Manning in Orphan Black.
  • It will have the same level of action as The Falcon and Winter Soldier.
  • It will not be as peculiar or as intimate as Wanda Vision.
  • We also know that the series will be a legal comedy, with each episode lasting roughly 30 minutes.
  • It will be distributed on Disney+.

Behind the camera:

  • The show will be directed by several people. Including, Kat Coiro (Single Parents, Florida Girls)and Anu Valia (The First Wives Club).
  • The project head is Jessica Gao, who won an Emmy Award for her work in “Rick and Morty”.

We also have rumors suggesting the following:

  • Rumors say that it will be a trial comedy, with lots of fights in court and outside of it.
  • Mark Ruffalo will return to play the role of Hulk in the show.
  • Tim Roth, who played Emil Blonsky/Abomination in the 2008 film “The Incredible Hulk” is also rumored to be in the show.

She-Hulk is expected to hit Disney+ in 2022. Are you excited by more Marvel?

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