Justin Kroll from Deadline has reported tot day that Kat Coiro (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Shameless) will be serving as director and executive producer on Marvel’s She-Hulk series for Disney+.
It is reported that she’ll direct the pilot episode along with more during the season.
Her next film, Marry Me, will release Valentines Day of 2021 and stars Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson.
The studio is currently looking to cast a 30-40 year old women to play Jennifer Walters aka She-Hulk. In the comics, Walters is Bruce Banner’s cousin, and became She-Hulk after Bruce provided her with blood in order to save her life. It’s unknown of the Disney+ series will remain faithful to this origin story.
Jessica Gao (Rick and Morty) is currently penning the script. Mark Ruffalo will also appear as the aforementioned Bruce Banner. Previous reports have come out stating Thunderbolt Ross could be making an appearance in the series, and will be the debut of Ross’ alter-ego the Red Hulk. Also reports surfaced that Liv Tyler would be reprising her role as Betty Ross, the daughter of Thunderbolt.
The series will be apart of Marvel Studios Phase Four, which starts with Black Widow in November.