Jameela Jamil, finest identified for her flip as Tahani Al Jamil on NBC’s The Good Place, formally confirmed her entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a tweet and Tik Tok submit displaying off her fight coaching routine.
“I’ve peaked in silliness,” Jamil wrote within the submit. “I am so excited!” Jamil, set to play the position of She-Hulk antagonist Titania, tagged the submit with hashtags for Marvel, the MCU, and She-Hulk particularly. The video reveals Jamil, masked and throwing a roundhouse kick. “I can not consider I get to say this… Combating my manner by means of the MCU, coming to you in 2022!” reads the video, which then finishes off with a photograph from Jamil of herself as a toddler putting an motion pose. Jamil replied to a couple responses, saying that her favourite Marvel tales are something with Loki, although she additionally likes Drax, Groot, and Rocket as effectively. Jamil suffers from Ehlers-Danlos Sydrome, a dysfunction that impacts connective tissue, and mentioned within the thread that the She-Hulk crew is “being superb,” and that she plans to speak about it subsequent 12 months.
Disney first introduced the She-Hulk present in August 2019 as a part of D23. Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) will play the a part of She-Hulk/Jennifer Walters, cousin of Bruce Banner. Within the comics, a blood transfusion from Banner imbues her with the identical gamma-irradiated powers as her cousin. Within the comics, Jennifer has full management over her powers, whereas Banner normally does not. With Banner having merged Hulk and Banner within the MCU, this dynamic might shift for She-Hulk.
Walters is a lawyer specializing in super-powered beings, and the present is reportedly set to be a half-hour courtroom comedy, however with Jamil’s coaching movies we’re betting that case proceedings will not go fully peacefully. Titania is a frequent rival of She-Hulk, imbued with tremendous power. The comics have her getting her powers from Physician Doom on a composite planet known as Battleworld–we’re betting they’re going to go together with a extra straight-forward however thematically comparable strategy for the character within the present.
Mark Ruffalo and Tim Roth will reprise their roles as Bruce Banner/Hulk and Abomination for the present. Roth’s Abomination was noticed within the newest trailer for Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings, so we’re getting all of the gamma-irradiated Marvel characters we are able to deal with. Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige has suggested that the present may have all types of cameos, so cross your fingers to your favourite Marvel characters to point out up. With that mentioned, the Marvel reveals so far–WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Loki, have centered totally on their important characters and shied away from high-profile cameos.
Marvel Studios has not but set a launch date for the present, however as Jamil’s tweet suggests, we’re anticipating it someday in 2022. Within the meantime, we are able to look ahead to Marvel’s What If…? in August and Hawkeye, which Black Widow teased a connection for, later this 12 months.