Introducing Megan Thee Marvel Star.
a cut profile Megan Thee Stallion’s director revealed on Monday that the rapper is set to make her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.” The 27-year-old sensation has been cast in the new Disney+ series as well as A24’s musical comedy “F— Identical Twins.”
Representatives for Disney and Marvel did not immediately respond Monday to a Times request for comment. New episodes of “She-Hulk” premiere Thursdays on Disney+.
Created by Jessica Gao, “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” stars Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters, the cousin of Bruce Banner (also known as the Hulk) played by Mark Ruffalo, who suddenly gains the ability to transform into a green giant. after being exposed to Banner. radioactive blood. The Cut did not specify which character Megan Thee Stallion will play on the show, which also features Jameela Jamil, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Benedict Wong, Charlie Cox and others.
The “Savage” hitmaker has previously guest-starred on the NBC crime series “Good Girls” and the Starz drama “P-Valley.” The Grammy winner told The Cut that she originally auditioned to play the lead role of Mercedes (Brandee Evans) in “P-Valley,” which centers on the dancers at a fictional Mississippi strip club.
“I was coming up and reading for Mercedes,” Megan Thee Stallion explained, “but seeing Brandee play Mercedes, I thought, obviously, she wasn’t here yet. She’s so perfect for that role.”
Impressed by her talent, “P-Valley” creator Katori Hall invited Megan Thee Stallion to appear in a 2022 episode of the show as her alter ego, Tina Snow.
“This young lady has style. She has power,” Hall told the Cut. “She has something to say. She obviously she is beautiful to look at. She this is a young artist.”
“She has it in her tool bag to do anything,” added J. Alphonse Nicholson, who plays Lil Murda on “P-Valley.” “You could see her in a period piece, whether she’s playing someone in the 1960s who’s trying to make it big, or she’s in a sci-fi movie from the future and she’s out here beating the crap out of some Marvel stuff. . I think she could bring it all to the table just because she has that sparkle.”
News of Megan Thee Stallion’s Marvel selection has emerged less than a month after she released her second studio album, “Traumazine,” which explores painful emotions and events the artist has experienced.
“My alter egos have been people that I had to be in those moments to be like my armor, like my shield,” Megan Thee Stallion told The Cut.
“I had to be Hot-Girl Meg at the time. She had to be Tina Snow at that point. It had to be Megan Thee Stallion at the time… I love this album because I feel like it’s just me talking. It’s just Megan. It’s not that I have to be someone else.”