Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany lands lead role in Disney Plus’s ‘She-Hulk’

Orphan Black star is heading to the MCU

Regina, Saskatchewan native Tatiana Maslany has been cast as Jennifer Walters in Disney Plus’s upcoming She-Hulk series. In comics, Walters is a cousin of Marvel’s Bruce Banner/The Incredible Hulk.

The series is centred around Walters, a lawyer, who gains Hulk-like powers from her cousin following a blood transfusion.

Maslany gained international notoriety for her performance in the television series Orphan Black. In the series, Maslany routinely played several characters at the same time.

She-Hulk is one of several Marvel Comics-based series in the works. Shows based on Marvel Cinematic Universe familiars Scarlett Witch and Vision, Loki, Falcon and Winter Soldier, and more are currently in development for Disney’s streaming service.

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