Tatiana Maslany Is Sensational in Marvel's First Comedy Series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

Tatiana Maslany Is Sensational in Marvel's First Comedy Series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law ...

Scarlett Johansson played a character in a stripped-down version of the Black Widow film that fans had been clamoring for years at the time. Back then, she was one of the Marvel Cinematic Universes only heroines, but she also yearns for love. This trailer, which is capped with tongue-in-cheek narration, reflects the fact that 2015 Marvel Studios low-key refused to produce a Black Widow film.

Jennifer Walters (Emmy-winning Tatiana Maslany) was shown admiring her new She-Hulk curves, chatting with her bestie, and lamenting the fact that she cant just be a regular ol lawyer in Black Widow: Age of Me.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law's raison detre, its main selling point, its strongest bond to Marvel canon, and, as a certainty, the thing that will stoke a lot of boring-ass responses from men on the internet. It's also the reason why it's so popular.

She-Hulk is a study in contradictions in the Marvel comics, which she has been a part of for over 40 years. She loves all of the feminine stereotypes that she wants to adopt, while never compromising the qualities that defy expectations. This IDGAF confidence is She-Hulks with great power and the series absolutely gets it.

This is undoubtedly due to the fact that She-Hulk is directed by women, head writer Jessica Gao (Rick & Morty) and director Kat Coiro (Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia), who are able to infuse every minute of She-Hulk with lived-in, unflinching honesty.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law is a series that reimagines She-Hulk's ability to control her hulk outs, as Jen tells her cousin Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) that women must learn how to control their emotions otherwise they will be shamed, overlooked, dismissed, or even murdered. But She-Hulk also includes a number of new insights into why women are so adamant about their experiences in bars, even if one of them is just

When Jen and Nikki (breakout star Ginger Gonzaga) are discussing whether or not the Avengers have adequate health insurance, or when Jens is coping with the fact that her star witness is the Sorcerer Supreme, or when shes helping her dad (80s sitcom icon Mark Linn-Baker!) lift things around the house, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law thrives.

Tatiana Maslany is the perfect fit for this role. Jennifer Walters is a by-the-book lawyer and a snarky dork who she effortlessly captures. And, even when she's 67, Maslany is able to emote and, most importantly, sell jokes, while her face is covered in dozens of dots for animators to reference.

The She-Hulk CG looks just as good when Jenn is not at work (which is to say, 75% right CG characters always look a little off!). But two things are true about She-Hulk at GLK&H: Every one of Maslanys jokes and reactions remains the same.

The only real flaw in the first four episodes of She-Hulk is another one that the show is aware of: at times, it feels like She-Hulk is a guest star in her own show, especially when it comes to an unnervingly chipper Emil Blonsky (Tim Roth) and current MCU MVP Benedict Wong (Joe Xu)

The comedy, the CG, the sleight of hand that characters rightfully give to a lot of it, and the feminism She-Hulk: Attorney-at-Law is going to be controversial, if only because the male-heavy areas of the internet simply cannot stand to see women do well, anything. And, as She-Hulk always has, the show absolutely revels in every stereotype, every truth, and every contradiction with confidence and glee.

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