Tatiana Maslany (center) starred with Gayle Rankin (left) and Lili Taylor in the recent reboot of Perry Mason on HBO.
Tatiana Maslany, who drew raves for her multi-part role in Orphan Black on BBC America, has denied a month-old report claiming she was cast as Jennifer Walters, the attorney-superhero also known as She-Hulk, in an upcoming Disney Plus series about the character.
“That actually isn’t a real thing and it’s like a press release that’s gotten out of hand,” Maslany told the Regina Leader-Post newspaper. “It’s not actually a thing, unfortunately. Yeah, I don’t know how these things get—I don’t know, I don’t know. You know better; I have no idea.”
Deadline originally reported the news, citing sources familiar with the matter. At the time of the report, neither representatives for Disney nor Maslany responded to a request for comment.
Maslany recently played Sister Alice in HBO’s reboot of legal drama Perry Mason.
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Walters is the cousin of Bruce Banner, the Hulk. She gains similar powers after receiving a blood transfusion from Banner, but is able to control her super-strong persona better than her cousin can.
There’s no release date yet for She-Hulk on Disney Plus.
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