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Tatiana Maslany cast as Jennifer Walters in “She-Hulk”

Following the news that Kat Coiro (Dead to Me) is on board as director and executive producer for the upcoming Disney+ She-Hulk series, the lead has now been revealed!

According to Deadline, the Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany will be joining the Marvel Universe as attorney Jennifer Walters, aka She-Hulk. Best known for her Emmy-winning role in the BBC science fiction series, the Canadian has also recently starred in HBO series Perry Mason and 3Below: Tales of Arcadia.

She-Hulks cousin, Bruce Banner aka The Hulk, live-action star Mark Ruffalo took to Twitter yesterday to welcome the star to the family!

Rick and Morty writer Jessica Gao has also recently been announced as the lead of the writers room.

Created by writer Stan Lee and artist John Buscema in February 1980, She-Hulk aka Jennifer Walters is a top attorney. Her transformation occurred thanks to an emergency blood transfusion from her cousin Bruce Banner, who’s gamma infused blood triggered a milder version of his powers. Walters however still retains her emotions and intelligence when she transforms to her alter ego.

She-Hulk is set to join a raft of upcoming Marvel series on streaming service Disney+, with Wandavision coming potentially December 2020 and Falcon and the Winter Soldier recently restarting production. Other shows include Moon Knight and Ms Marvel.

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