news culture She-Hulk: first press review for the new Marvel series
The all-new Marvel-stamped series is out today on our screens. With a bad first impression following the various trailers, some are reluctant to give She-Hulk: Lawyer a chance. The first opinions from the press have fallen and could qualify some a priori.
- Surprising and reassuring first results
- She-Hulk: Lawyer in a nutshell
Surprising and reassuring first results
The reveal of the trailers for She-Hulk: Lawyer has somewhat spooked fans, because questionable quality special effects. The American press had the opportunity to discover the first episodes a little in advance and the first opinions on the series have fallen. The result seems rather reassuring compared to the dreaded catastrophe.
She-Hulk thus earns a respectable 67% on Metacritic, and a surprising 94% on Rotten Tomatoes. According to most critics, She-Hulk: Lawyer managed to find a good rhythm and manage to gauge its comedic side. The series is judged refreshing for Marvel content. Critics are also very rave about the performance of Tatiana Maslany in the lead role.
I saw the first four episodes of She-Hulk and found it fun to watch! It’s a hilarious legal comedy full of MCU references. Tatiana Maslany is brilliant as Jen! She’s very funny and most CGI looks good. I can’t wait to see the sequel! (Copper Hood, ScreenRant)
I’ve seen the first 4 episodes of #SheHulk and thought it was delightful! It’s a hilarious legal comedy dripping with MCU connections.
Tatiana Maslany is great as Jen! She’s very funny and the CGI mostly looks good. Makes me excited to see more of her going forward! pic.twitter.com/NIeoQAc2Bm
—Cooper Hood (@MovieCooper) August 16, 2022
It’s now been three times since I’ve watched the first four episodes of She-Hulk and they’re everything I’ve heard, if not more. The series is joyful, decidedly quirky, and wildly entertaining. It sets the bar even higher for the MCU series. (Jenna Anderson, Comic Book)
I’ve now seen the first four #SheHulk episodes three times, and they’re everything I want them to be, and so much more. The show is breezy, unabashedly weird, and wildly entertaining. This sets a new gold standard for what MCU shows are capable of. pic.twitter.com/4Z8jAe293L
— Jenna Anderson (@heyitsjennalynn) August 16, 2022
She-Hulk: Lawyer in a nutshell
The plot of She-Hulk: Lawyer centers around the character of Jennifer Walters, the lawyer cousin of Bruce Banner, aka Hulk. Following an accident, the blood of Bruce finds itself mixed with his, thus transmitting to him the same powers. The series thus follows the adventures of the lawyer both in her duties and during her training to control her new superheroic identity. Jennifer Walters regularly breaks the fourth wall, following the tradition of the She-Hulk comics.
Jennifer Walters, aka She-Hulk, is played by Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black). The series will also be an opportunity to find certain MCU figures such as Bruce Banner, still camped by Mark Ruffaloand Sorcerer Supreme Wong, played by Benedict Wong, the latter increasingly visiting various superheroes. The presence of charlie cox in the Matt Murdock/Daredevil costume is also highly anticipated.
The broadcast of She-Hulk: Lawyer is done at the rate of one episode per week every Wednesday on Disney+ from August 18.