Deadline reported that Maslany, who has starred in titles such as “Orphan Black,” “Pink Wall,” and “Perry Mason,” will portray the superhero in the upcoming Disney+ show. The news broke several days after Deadline reported that Kat Coiro will direct the show’s pilot and several other episodes. “Rick and Morty” scribe Jessica Gao will lead the show’s writers room.
Representatives for Disney+ and Marvel did not return requests for comment.
The She-Hulk character, whose real name is Jennifer Walters, has traditionally been portrayed as an attorney and cousin of Bruce Banner/The Hulk, who is portrayed by Mark Ruffalo in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Unlike The Hulk, Walters retains her personality and intelligence when she transforms into She-Hulk. Though few details about the Disney+ “She-Hulk” series have been released, the show is expected