Just kidding star Ginger Gonzaga has joined the cause of the Marvel series She-Hulk and will star in the Disney + series opposite lead actress Tatiana Maslany, who will play the titular character. Gonzaga has signed up to play She-Hulk’s best friend in the series, which Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has described as a “legal half-hour comedy”. Gonzaga has since taken to social media to celebrate joining the She-Hulk cast.
“I’m more than excited to join #Shehulk! We’ll be directed by #KatCairo! @ChairmanGao gives us her hilarious writing and I get to enjoy the insanely talented #tatianamaslaney. Thank you @Marvel & @disneyplus 4 for you support & have me in the fam! Get ready! It’s AMAZING! “
Ginger Gonzaga is best known for recurring roles on two Showtime series executive produced by Jim Carrey, Just kidding, which follows Carrey as a famous children’s television icon struggling to maintain sanity in the midst of a family drama, and I’m dying here, a series based on William Knoedelseder’s book of the same name that explores the Los Angeles stand-up scene of the mid-1970s.
Gonzaga was a regular series on ABC’s Mixology and TBSs Demolished and was the host of Hulu’s comic daily pop culture recap The morning after, which she also wrote. Gonzaga also starred in people like Togetherness on HBO, and Family man on Fox.
As regards She-Hulk, the Disney + series is run by Silicone valley and Rick and Morty alum Jessica Gao and directed by Kat Coiro (It’s always sunny in Philadelphia) and Anu Valia (A.P. Bio). The show is set to shine Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany as the titular character and will focus on Jennifer Walters (played by Maslany), a lawyer and cousin of Bruce Banner. Jennifer inherits Banner’s Hulk powers after receiving a blood transfusion from him, but, unlike Bruce Banner, Jennifer is able to maintain most of her personality, intelligence and, crucially, emotional control when she breaks away.
“It’s a series about a woman who tries to navigate the world and be seen as a working professional despite being over 6’7 – and green,” said Kevin Feige during Marvel’s presentation at the recent Disney Investor Day. -event. The Marvel president called the series ‘very funny’ before teasing the arrival of other characters from the MCU. Since Jennifer Walters is an attorney who specifically specializes in superhero-focused lawsuits, you never know which Marvel characters will appear. from episode to episode, ”said Feige.
The series will also see the return of some familiar faces such as Avengers: Endgame star Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner AKA The Hulk, as well as a few surprising ones including Tim Roth, who played the role of The Incredible Hulk villain The Abomination. Rumors are also circulating Jessica Jones will also be involved in the series, again played by Krysten Ritter.
She-Hulk is expected to debut on Disney + sometime in 2022. The series is just one of many original content set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will be released on Disney + soon, including WandaVision, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Loki, Hawkeye, Mrs. Marvel, Moon Knight, What if…?, Iron heart, Secret invasion, and Armor Wars. This comes to us thanks to Deadline.
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