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‘She-Hulk’ Head Writer/EP Jessica Gao Nearly Quit Over a Kevin Feige Robot Detail

[This story contains spoilers for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.] She-Hulk: Attorney at Law head writer and EP Jessica Gao is grateful that Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige encouraged her and her writers room to flip the script on the typical Marvel ending. Instead of a CG showdown with a baddie, Jen Walters/She-Hulk (Tatiana Maslany) smashed […]

‘She-Hulk’ Actor Jon Bass Talks That Twisty Season Finale, Becoming an MCU Villain 

[This story contains spoilers for the season one finale of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.] In the season finale of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, misogynistic billionaire Todd Phelps (Jon Bass) is revealed to be the story’s true villain. He’s HulkKing — the creator behind Intelligencia, an online community of disenfranchised men and web trolls hellbent on […]

‘She-Hulk’ Head Writer Jessica Gao Explains How That Hulk Recasting Nod Came To Be

[This story contains spoilers for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’s second episode, “Superhuman Law.”] Apparently, the fourth time’s a charm for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law head writer Jessica Gao. Marvel Studios’ latest Disney+ series, centering on Jen Walters’ (Tatiana Maslany) transformation into She-Hulk, was the executive producer’s fourth pitch at Marvel. Of the three previous rejections, […]

Kevin Feige Confirmed Details of How Steve Rogers’ Captain America Lost His Virginity for ‘She-Hulk’

Kevin Feige knew exactly when and who Captain America lost his virginity to, according to She-Hulk showrunner Jessica Gao. In the debut episode of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, cousins Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) get into an ongoing discussion ripped straight from the MCU fandom: Is Steve Rogers, the first Avenger and […]

Tatiana Maslany, Mark Ruffalo on She-Hulk Future: “There’s Not Going to Be Another ‘Avengers’ Without Her”

She-Hulk smashed her way onto Hollywood Boulevard on Monday night for the premiere of Disney+’s latest Marvel series, where star Tatiana Maslany was joined by the Hulk himself, Mark Ruffalo. Maslany plays Jennifer Walters in the series, an attorney and cousin of Ruffalo’s Bruce Banner who continues the family tradition of green giants — along […]

‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ Head Writer Jessica Gao Is Finding the Funny in Marvel

During her childhood, Jessica Gao was so starved for representation on TV, any show that featured an Asian character in any capacity immediately became her favorite. If she saw one in a commercial, she wanted the product. “I was dying to see any small part of myself,” says Gao, a onetime art student whose affections […]

Jimmy O. Yang Reteams With Jon M. Chu for Chinese Art Heist Movie at Warner Bros. (Exclusive)

The Crab Club is on the case. Jimmy O. Yang and his two partners at production banner and creative incubator Crab Club, Jessica Gao and Ken Cheng, have been tapped to write the adaptation of The Great Chinese Art Heist for Warner Bros. Jon M. Chu, the director of Crazy Rich Asians and this year’s […]