Marvel Makes Controversial Change to ‘She-Hulk’ Series Ahead Debut

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Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk

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She-Hulk: Attorney at Law is just around the corner from appearing on Disney+ in August, but a new trailer revealed a massive character origins change for Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany).

Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk
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She-Hulk is one of the most beloved Marvel characters that not every fan knows about. Still, virtually every Marvel fan understands how the New York attorney Jennifer Walters becomes the green monster.

In Marvel Comics, Jennifer Walters is shot by a mobster and significantly injured. Walter’s blood mutates with the gamma-radiated blood of her cousin Bruce Banner, causing her to become She-Hulk.

Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk
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Now, for the upcoming She-Hulk streaming series, Marvel Studios has changed the backstory of how Walters came about her extraordinary powers:

She-Hulk’s origin will be different from the comics.

It looks like Jennifer & Bruce get in a car accident & she’s exposed to his blood & that’s what turns her into She-Hulk.

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In a She-Hulk featurette, Tatiana Maslany tells Entertainment Weekly:

“Jennifer Walters is an attorney who has accidentally taken in the Hulk’s blood.

Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk
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Well, there you have it. As it happens in the Marvel comics, Jennifer Walters no longer has the blood of Bruce Banner/Hulk infused into her bloodstream over a life-saving medical operation.

In a near-deadly car accident, the blood of Jennifer Walters and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) become infused, causing the New York attorney to become She-Hulk:

THIS IS ACTUALLY SO EXCITING! A SHE-HULK FEATURETTE!!!

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In a turn of events, a freak car accident will be why She-Hulk becomes She-Hulk.

Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk
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With Charlie Cox returning as Daredevil for the upcoming streaming series, it’s clear that Kevin Feige has more planned than what initially meets the eye.

With these new powers’ changes, the future of She-Hulk remains entirely unclear.

More about She-Hulk

Tatiana Maslany stars as Jennifer Walters / She-Hulk, alongside Jameela Jamil, Josh Segarra, Ginger Gonzaga, Jon Bass, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Tim Roth, Mark Ruffalo, and Benedict Wong. She-Hulk was announced in August 2019, with Gao hired in November. Coiro joined to direct multiple episodes in September 2020, and Maslany was cast. By December, Roth and Ruffalo had joined the cast and Anu Valia was also set to direct. Filming began in mid-April 2021 in Los Angeles and Atlanta, Georgia, and lasted until mid-August. The subtitle for the series was added by May 2022.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law premies on Disney+ on August 17!

Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk
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The Marvel Universe is becoming much more than iconic characters/Earth’s Mightiest Heroes like Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), the Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Hawkeye/Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner), Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson), Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), and Thanos (Josh Brolin).

Tom Holland’s Avenger is leading the way for Marvel Cinematic Universe newcomers Kate BishopMs. Marvel/Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), Moon Knight (Oscar Isaac), Agatha Harkness (Kathryn Hahn), She-Hulk (Tatiana Maslany), Eternals’ Thena (Angelina Jolie), and more — especially with his next Spider-Man trilogy that’s currently in the works.

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