Tatiana Maslany Lands Lead Role In ‘She-Hulk’ Disney+ Series

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Tatiana Maslany arrives at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

According to Deadline,  Tatiana Maslany has been chosen to play the lead character in the upcoming She-Hulk series for Disney+.

Maslany is best known for her Emmy-winning role in Orphan Black and her latest role in HBO’s Perry Mason opposite Matthew Rhys. She has also appeared in Lionsgate Stronger and Destroyer and appeared on Broadway opposite Bryan Cranston and Tony Goldwyn in 2018’s Network.

It was also recently reported that Kat Coiro has been signed to direct Marvel’s upcoming She-Hulk series for Disney+.  She is in negotiations to direct the pilot and several other episodes of the series and will also serve as an executive producer.

Jessica Gao (Rick and Morty) has been tapped to lead the writers room.

Little is known about the She-Hulk series so far, but here’s the synopsis as listed on the Film & Television Industry Alliance:

Following an injury, Jennifer Walters receives an emergency blood transfusion from her cousin, Bruce Banner, and acquires a milder version of his Hulk condition. As such, Walters becomes a large powerful green-hued version of herself while still largely retaining her personality. In particular, she retains her intelligence and emotional control, although, like Hulk, she still becomes stronger if enraged.

She-Hulk is said to begin a 6-month shoot in February 2021.

Disney+ has several other confirmed Marvel projects in active development including The Falcon and The Winter SoldierWandaVisionLokiWhat If…?HawkeyeMs. MarvelMoon Knight, and the rumored Ironheart and a Spider-Man 2099 series.

 

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