Rick and Morty writer Jessica Gao has already been asked to lead the writers’ room.
The last major character co-created by Stan Lee, She-Hulk is Jennifer Walters, a lawyer and cousin of Bruce Banner, aka The Hulk. An emergency blood transfusion from her cousin gives Walters her powers, but unlike Banner / Hulk, She-Hulk was able to keep her wits and personality when she got out of the Hulk.
The project is just one of the few expected series that Marvel Studios is working on for Disney +, with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision and Loki all in production and ready to bow next year.
Maslany also becomes the last talented woman to lead a Marvel project in the footsteps of Brie Larson in Captain Marvel and Scarlett Johansson in the next Black Widow movie. Marvel boss Kevin Feige has made it his mission to diversify the MCU and this latest addition to the universe does just that.
Best known for her Emmy-winning role Black orphan, Maslany quits her much-loved HBO role Perry Mason opposite Matthew Rhys. On the cinema side, she was seen in the Lionsgate photo Stronger and Destructive. She appeared on Broadway opposite Bryan Cranston and Tony Goldwyn in 2018. Network.
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