Brooklyn Nine-Nine actress Stephanie Beatriz has been a fan-favorite to play Jennifer Walters aka She-Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so when the Disney+ series was announced fans were stoked that she could potentially play the role.
Here is what Stephanie said about the fan-casting to EntertainmentWeekly back in September.
BEATRIZ: “I would die to play that role. That is so flattering. That is one of the best characters in that universe.”
“I definitely have upped my workouts since reading some of those things.”
“But also, [I think it would] be really exciting for fans to see some of these characters that we kind of decided are one thing, to sort of be imagined in a different way.”
Now, she’s taken to Twitter to suggest that the rumored start of the production may begin in August on the Marvel series could prevent her from playing the She-Hulk role as it directly conflicts with her schedule for season 8 of NBC’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
BEATRIZ: “Also, I think this show starts shooting in August and I’m unavailable because we’re shooting season 8 of Brooklyn 99 at that same time.”
how do I get my arms to actually look like this. Can someone give me a plan or something?
(Also, I think this show starts shooting in August and I’m unavailable because we’re shooting season 8 of Brooklyn 99 at that same time. But still I’m serious about the arms) https://t.co/PLqdR89obQ
— Stephanie Beatriz (@iamstephbeatz) February 23, 2020
Casting is said to be underway with Marvel seeking actresses between the ages of 25-35.
This information could suggest that Rosario Dawson (Daredevil, Luke Cage, Sin City) would be another fan candidate might be out of the running due to being 40 years of age, even more so after landing a lead role in HBO Max’s comic book series DMZ.
Filming on She-Hulk aka Libra is said to begin shooting this summer in Atlanta, Georgia.
Casting news should be announced before that summer shoot.
We have to assume that She-Hulk will begin airing on Disney+ between the summer of 2021 to sometime in 2022 as Marvel/Disney has yet to confirm when they’re planning to drop it.
SOURCE: STEPHANIE BEATRIZ