She-Hulk trailer: The first She-Hulk trailer has arrived, confirming the Disney Plus series August 17 debut date†
The trailer opens with some wise words from seasoned superhero Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), who; for the first time since Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings; appears as the Hulk – especially his Professor Hulk avatar debuted in Avengers: Endgame.
Even more important; we get our first look at Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters; the titular lawyer.
Walters is a reluctant superhero who just wants to be a regular; non-green lawyer; date, and hang out with her friends; but she is plagued by a scary dilemma.
When she’s furious or scared, she turns into She-Hulk.
Her cousin Bruce Banner; the only other known human being with experience of this sort of thing; comes at one point to show her the ropes.
She-Hulk Release Trailer: Who exactly is She-Hulk?
She-Hulk is a member of The avengers‘ current roster of superheroes in the comics; but she makes it clear in the trailer that she doesn’t feel like joining the Hulk; Captain America; or Thor.
Nevertheless, if she just nodded from that existence and continued to suppress her anger to avoid awkward dinner dates, there would be no TV show.
It’s unclear what changed her mind, but she’ll be using her skills against some bad guys later in the series.
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She-Hulk: Attorney at Law will be available to stream on August 17th on Disney Plus†
Is that ‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ visual effects should be nearing completion?
Overall, the quality of “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” is determined by the story and acting, rather than by the visual effects, and we already know that the acting will be excellent. After all, Tatiana Maslany is in it.
In this visual effects-heavy show, though, the subject of visual effects isn’t abstract because what we’re talking about — the main character’s actual face — is what we’ll be staring at for most of the show. It is the only element that, for the program to succeed, must be easy to accept.
And sadly, if you’ve seen yesterday’s (otherwise gorgeous) trailer, you’ll know that the exact opposite has happened. The visual effects are quite funny. And we have to ask ourselves if that is it.
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Here’s Maslany in full human form as Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk:
You will never convince me that Tatiana Maslany’s character and the green superhero she turns into are the same people.
The green superhero is at least two different personas.
Unless, in canon, Jennifer’s colossal procedure is revealed, turning her into a cross between Mandy Moore and Olivia Wilde.
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To emphasize the concept, Jennifer Walters looks like this as she begins to transform:
She-Hulk release trailer: Jennifer’s transformation into She-hulk
Tatiana Maslany is Jennifer in her natural state.
Jennifer’s Transformation: She’s Still Extreme Tatiana Maslany.
She-Hulk: Someone who could never use Apple Face ID to unlock Tatiana Maslany’s phone.
I’ve been thinking about this disturbing mess for over a day and still can’t figure it out.
There’s the eerie valley of dead-eyed video games from 2009.
Faces that are way too smooth, like those seen only on people who have lived in Vegas for 30 years.
There’s the… unnerving lack of real expressiveness as if her abilities stemmed from a stress-induced stroke.
In a weird, distracting way, She-Hulk is again practically nothing like Jennifer.
It wouldn’t be so terrible if we didn’t have an example of her cousin, Bruce Banner, appearing largely in his Professor Hulk form in the same footage.
He looks a lot more like Mark Ruffalo than She-Hulk is like Tatiana Maslany:
The VFX should be better
I’m not here to criticize the teams that created these effects.
This show has a lot of moving parts because miracle is such a big company that even directors aren’t really in charge of their films, and executives, especially Kevin Feige, make the most important decisions.
VFX employees are some of the most mistreated and exploited people in the industry, and in the end they just do what they’re told with the budget they’re given.
Reminds me of a story about rock titans Van Halen (hello Tim!).
Strangely enough, the band became famous for one item on their concert rider in the 1980s, when they demanded that countless bowls of M&Ms be served backstage, but no brown M&Ms, period.
The concert promoter would lose money if a single brown M&M were discovered.
This was seen as an example of rock star extravagance, but it was a very astute attempt at quality control.
Van Halen’s tours in the 1980s, as former lead singer David Lee Roth later recalled, were huge productions with huge stages that had to be set up for each show, then disassembled, packed up and transported safely to the next town, where it would all happen again. .
And it had to function every time, without failure or injury.
The band didn’t have time to check the lineup, but they did have time to make sure their meticulous M&M’s request had been met: if not, they knew they were dealing with careless promoters.
Anyway, we have to wonder what other angles have been cut in the development of “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” when a studio with as much money as Marvel thinks these blatantly hmmm, incomplete-looking effects are good enough for final release. of the show .
The first teaser for Tatiana Maslany’s new show is the second-biggest trailer launch for a Marvel Studios series, featuring only “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” with a Super Bowl spot.
In the first 24 hours of its release on Tuesday, the first trailer for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law was viewed 78 million times.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which had a Super Bowl spot, has the second-biggest trailer debut for a Marvel Studios series, behind only The Falcon and the Winter Soldier in 2021.
The series’ debut trailer, starring Tatiana Maslany, went viral on social media and quickly became the hottest topic on Twitter.
Mark Ruffalo reprises his Marvel Cinematic Universe role Bruce Banner, the Hulk, in the nearly two-minute clip.
Jennifer Walters navigates the challenging life of a single, 30-year-old attorney who is also a green 6-foot-7-inch superpower behemoth in She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.
Ruffalo reprises his role as Smart Hulk, Tim Roth reprises his role as Emil Blonsky, aka the Abomination, and Benedict Wong reprises his role as Wong in the nine-part series.
Ginger Gonzaga, Josh Segarra, Jameela Jamil, Jon Bass and Renée Elise Goldsberry round out the cast.
She-Hulk: Lawyer is written by Jessica Gao. Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Kat Coiro and Gao are executive producers. Wendy Jacobson and Jennifer Booth are co-executive producers.
The Marvel series will air on Disney+ on August 17.