‘Venom’: She-Hulk’s Tatiana Maslany Reveals She Was Rejected For Symbiote Movie
Tatiana Maslany just made her MCU debut as Jennifer Walters now that ‘She-Hulk: Defender of Heroes‘ is now available on Disney+.
Before that, the star had already tried to enter the universe of adaptations of the Marvel in ‘Venom‘ (2018), but was rejected.
In an interview for the Comedy Bang Bang podcast, Maslany said he auditioned for the role of Anne Weying, the love interest of protagonist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy).
Nonetheless, Michelle Williams (‘The Greatest Showman’) ended up being chosen.
“I was trying to get into the universe Marvel It’s been a long time and I’ve been rejected several times. I remember my last test was in ‘Venom‘. I wanted to play Venom’s girlfriend. Man, I just wanted to be Symbiote’s girlfriend, but I got a no!”
She continued, reflecting that she now sees refusals as a stroke of luck:
“There was another movie too that I can’t remember now, but it didn’t work out. But, you know what? I’m happy for that. Very happy.”
Happily, Maslany found a prominent role within the MCU, as the She-Hulk series was one of the most anticipated productions by the public.
Considering the critics’ opinions, the series could become a tremendous blockbuster, as it won surprising 95% approval on Rotten Tomatoes.
Of the 77 reviews published so far, only four are negative.
Among the comments, the series is praised as one of the best productions of the marvel studios in partnership with the Disney+.
In addition to praising the performance of the protagonist Tatiana Maslany because of its versatility, critics also praised the rest of the cast, stating that each character manages to add richness to the plot.
In turn, the roadmaps Jessica Gao are described as something totally unique amidst a saturated genre and that the series came to value the MCU with its non-standard humor.
And all this is very well done by the direction of Kat Coiro.
Check the reviews:
“Self-conscious sensitivity and the performance of Maslany help both the character and the show carve their own place within the big, stereotypical MCU universe.” – Rolling Stone.
“’She-Hulk: Defender of Heroes‘ is not only the live-action debut that the title character has always deserved, but it’s a new turning point proving what the MCU shows are capable of.” – Comic Book.
“’She-Hulk: Defender of Heroes‘ is a charming pivot for the MCU into comic legal procedural territory, with a flawless performance of Tatiana Maslany, which manages to elevate all elements of production.” – Perri Nemiroff.
“As a seamless adaptation of the comic book character, this series elevates everything that makes ‘She-Hulk‘ so much fun in the source material.” – The Wrap.
“’She-Hulk: Defender of Heroes‘ is an absolute hit and the funniest Marvel series of all time, with the first episode delivering my all-time favorite line from any production by the studio.” – JoBlo.
“Maslany is more than capable of taking the mix from the ‘She-Hulk‘ from drama involving girl power to a superhero adventure. Whether in human form or transformed, she manages to fulfill what she promised.” – Daily Telegraph.
“’She-Hulk: Defender of Heroes‘ works on its own terms. The plot is fluid, fun and loaded with references, but anyone looking for ‘more’ – more darkness, more drama, more cohesion – will be frustrated.” – The Hollywood Reporter.
the editor in chief Renato Marafon interviewed the actress Ginger Gonzagainterpreter of Nikki, the best friend of the protagonist, and said that the fans who criticized the CGI of the series should have fun when they watch.
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The plot follows Jennifer Walters (Maslany), a lawyer specializing in superhuman legal cases, begins to gain Hulk-like powers after receiving an emergency blood transfusion from Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), your cousin.
“This new comedy series sees Bruce Banner helping his cousin, Jennifer Walters, when she needs an emergency blood transfusion and guess what? She also receives her powers. Tatiana Maslany will play Jennifer, who is a lawyer specializing in superhuman legal cases, while Mark Ruffalo returns as the Hulk alongside Tim Roth the Abomination.”
The cast also has Jameela Jamil, Ginger Gonzaga, Griffin Mathews, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Josh Segarra. the rapper Megan Thee Stallion will make appearances in production.
Kevin Feigecreative director of marvel studiossaid that the series will have 10 episodes lasting about 30 minutes each.
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