Introducing Megan Thee Marvel Star.
A Minimize profile of Megan Thee Stallion revealed on Monday that the rapper is poised to make her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.” The 27-year-old sensation has been solid within the new Disney+ collection, in addition to the A24 musical comedy “F— Identical Twins.”
Representatives for Disney and Marvel didn’t instantly reply Monday to The Instances’ request for remark. New episodes of “She-Hulk” premiere Thursdays on Disney+.
Created by Jessica Gao, “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” stars Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters — cousin of Mark Ruffalo’s Bruce Banner (a.okay.a. the Hulk) — who instantly positive factors the flexibility to remodel right into a inexperienced big herself after being uncovered to Banner’s radioactive blood. The Minimize didn’t specify which character Megan Thee Stallion will play within the present, which additionally options Jameela Jamil, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Benedict Wong, Charlie Cox and others.
The “Savage” hitmaker has beforehand guest-starred on the NBC crime collection “Good Girls” and the Starz drama “P-Valley.” The Grammy winner instructed the Minimize that she initially auditioned to play the lead position of Mercedes (Brandee Evans) in “P-Valley,” which facilities on dancers at a fictional Mississippi strip membership.
“I was just coming up, and I read for Mercedes,” Megan Thee Stallion defined, “but seeing Brandee play Mercedes, I’m like, Obviously, I was not here yet. She’s so perfect for that role.”
Impressed by her expertise, “P-Valley” creator Katori Corridor as an alternative invited Megan Thee Stallion to seem in a 2022 episode of the present as her alter ego, Tina Snow.
“This young lady has swag. She has power,” Corridor instructed the Minimize. “She has something to say. She’s obviously gorgeous to look at. This is a young artist.”
“She has it in her tool bag to do anything,” added J. Alphonse Nicholson, who performs Lil Murda on “P-Valley.” “You could see her in a period piece, whether she’s playing someone in the 1960s trying to come up and make it, or whether she’s in a futuresque sci-fi film and she’s out here whuping ass and fighting on some Marvel stuff. I think she could bring it all to the table just because she has that glow.”
Information of Megan Thee Stallion’s Marvel casting has surfaced lower than a month after she launched her sophomore studio album, “Traumazine,” which explores painful feelings and occasions the recording artist has skilled.
“My alter egos have been people that I had to be at those times to be like my armor, like my shield,” Megan Thee Stallion instructed the Minimize.
“I had to be Hot-Girl Meg at that time. I had to be Tina Snow at that time. I had to be Megan Thee Stallion at that time … I love this album because I feel like it’s just me talking. It’s just Megan. It’s not me having to be anybody else.”