The rumor that She-Hulk’s Jessica Jones appearance seems debunked
A new leak alleges that Krysten Ritter’s Jessica Jones will not appear in Disney +’s She-Hulk next year, despite earlier rumors suggesting she will.
WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Spider-Man: No Way Home, now in theaters, as well as Season 1 of Hawkeye, available to stream now on Disney +.
Krysten Ritter’s Jessica Jones might not appear in the she-hulk The Disney + series after all, according to a new report from a purported Marvel insider.
The full report, which was shared with Reddit thanks to an internal source, seemed to reveal a wealth of information about She-Hulk, the comedy superhero show centered around the eponymous Jennifer Walters / She-Hulk. While a previous rumor suggested she-hulk reportedly featuring Ritter reprising her Marvel / Netflix iteration role from Jessica Jones, the most recent leak belies that claim. The source confirmed that she was certain that Ritter’s Jessica Jones would not play a role in the series “unless [the show’s producers] keep it well in the mouth. “
In early 2021, rumors started swirling around Netflix Jessica jones following a report from famous industry scooper Daniel Richtman, who indicated that the main character may reappear in she-hulk. The rumor gained traction after reports indicated that fellow Marvel / Netflix alumnus Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock / Daredevil would reprise his own role for Spider-Man: No Path Home.
Ritter originally portrayed the street-level Marvel superhero in Jessica Jones, which aired for three seasons on Netflix from 2015 to 2019. She also appeared in the 2017 crossover miniseries The defenders alongside the stars of Daredevil, Luke Cage and Iron fist. However, Netflix eventually canceled Jessica jones and the rest of its Marvel lineup due to the end of the Marvel / Netflix partnership in 2018 and the announcement of the Disney + streaming platform.
Pursuant to its contract with Marvel / Disney, Netflix retained the rights to the characters in the shows for two years after their cancellation. Given that Jessica jones finished his third season in 2019 with The punisher, the rights to the last of the characters reverted to Marvel earlier this year, and the studio has already started bringing them into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
A plethora of leaks, rumors and reports turned out to be true when Spider-Man: No Path Home entered theaters in December. Cox reprized his role as Matt Murdock for a brief scene in the film, marking the character’s first official on-screen appearance since Netflix’s third season. Daredevil. The season finale of Hawk Eye on Disney + also saw the return of Vincent D’Onofrio as Wilson Fisk / The Kingpin, who starred in daredevil as the main antagonist of the series.
Marvel and Disney have confirmed she-hulk will begin airing in 2022, but the exact release window is still unknown. Created by Jessica Gao, the 10-episode season will star Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters / She-Hulk, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner / The Hulk and Tim Roth as Emil Blonksy / Abomination. The cast also includes Ginger Gonzaga, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jameela Jamil in supporting roles.
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