Renée Elise Goldsberry is in talks to star within the “She-Hulk” sequence at Disney Plus, Selection has confirmed with sources.
She joines beforehand introduced sequence lead Tatiana Maslany and Ginger Gonzaga. The sequence facilities on lawyer Jennifer Walters (Maslany), cousin of Bruce Banner, who inherits his Hulk powers after she receives a blood transfusion from him. In contrast to Bruce, nevertheless, when she hulks out Jennifer is ready to retain most of her persona, intelligence, and emotional management. Particulars on the character Goldsberry would play are being saved beneath wraps.
Reps for Goldsberry and Marvel didn’t instantly reply to Selection’s request for remark.
Goldsberry gained a Tony Award in 2016 for her function as Angelica Schuyler in “Hamilton.” Her different Broadway credit embrace “The Shade Purple,” “The Lion King,” and “Dreamgirls.” Onscreen, she has appeared in sequence equivalent to “Altered Carbon” at Netflix, “The Good Spouse” at CBS, and “One Life to Dwell” at ABC. In movie, she appeared within the Disney Plus recording of “Hamilton” that was launched final 12 months, and has starred in different initiatives like “Waves,” and “The Home with a Clock in Its Partitions.”
She is repped by UTA, Untitled Leisure, and lawyer Adam Cooper.
Kat Coiro will function director and government producer on “She-Hulk.” She is going to direct the pilot and extra episodes of the sequence. Jessica Gao is writing the sequence and serves as government producer and showrunner.
“She-Hulk” is one among a number of Marvel restricted sequence arrange at Disney Plus. “WandaVision” debuted earlier this 12 months, with “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” presently airing. “Loki” is on deck to premiere in June.
Deadline first reported the Goldsberry information.