Jameela Jamil confirms that she will be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in She-Hulk (and shows off her fighting skills in an action-packed TikTok)
Jameela Jamil confirmed that she would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in She-Hulk in her first TikTok video, which was shared on Friday.
The 35-year-old actress was seen practicing a fight scene with a stuntman and humorously added a baby photo of herself following the end of the kick-throwing clip.
The performer is currently set to portray Titania in the upcoming series centered around the titular character, which is set to make its debut in the near future.
Squaring up: Jameela Jamil confirmed that she would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the upcoming series She-Hulk with an action-packed TikTok that she shared on Friday
Jamil sported a graphic-printed t-shirt and a pair of reflective black leggings in the clip.
Her hair remained free-flowing as she trained with the stuntman, who reacted to each of her kicks and punches.
She notably wore a facial covering to keep herself protected from COVID-19 while working on the forthcoming show’s set.
Jamil also wrote a brief message that was added to her video, which read: ‘Fighting my way through the MCU, coming to you in 2022! #SheHulk #AnythingIsPossibleKids.’
Float like a butterfly: The performer was seen rehearsing a fight scene with a stuntman and notably threw several punches and kicks during the training session
Sting like a bee: The actress also wrote that she would be ‘fighting my way through the MCU’ in a message that was ended to the end of the clip; she is seen in 2019
The Good Place actress’ baby photo showed up just before the end of the action-packed video.
She-Hulk initially entered into development in 2019, when it was announced that a series based on the character would debut in the coming years.
A film based on the character was being optioned in the 1990s, and although Brigitte Nielsen took part in a promotional photoshoot for the project, it was ultimately shelved.
Shortly after the modern project was announced, Jessica Gao was named as the show’s head writer, with numerous directors being added throughout 2020.
Moving fast: Development on She-Hulk initially began in 2019, and several directors were added to the project the following year; Jamil is seen at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2020
Kevin Feige previously noted that the series’ tone would be faithful to that of the comics, where the titular character works as a lawyer.
Tatiana Maslany is currently set to portray She-Hulk in the upcoming show.
Mark Ruffalo, who has portrayed Bruce Banner and The Hulk in several MCU-related films, is set to reprise his role in the upcoming program.
Title role: Tatiana Maslany is set to portray the show’s titular character; she is seen in 2019
Tim Roth will portray Emil Blonsky, better known as The Abomination, whom he originally played in 2008’s The Incredible Hulk.
Jamil has been tapped to play Titania, one of She-Hulk’s adversaries who also possesses super strength.
Physical production on the series was initially set to begin in July of last year, although it was delayed due to the onset of the global pandemic.
Antagonist: Jamil will portray Titania, who serves as a rival to She-Hulk and possesses superhuman strength
Filming eventually kicked off this past April and is currently ongoing.
She-Hulk is currently set to consist of ten episodes, and it will make its debut on the Disney+ streaming service sometime in 2022.
Feige previously confirmed that the character would make their debut in a future MCU film in addition to having their own series.
Future release: She-Hulk will consist of ten episodes and will premiere on the Disney+ streaming service in 2022