Bringing a dose of Pickle Rick to the MCU.
8 Nov 2019 10:20 pm
8 Nov 2019 10:19 pm
The Hollywood Reporter reveals Rick and Morty writer Jessica Gao has been picked to oversee writing on She-Hulk. Gao may be best known for penning the Emmy-winning episode “Pickle Rick,” which would seem to indicate the tone Marvel is aiming for with this series.
Also per The Hollywood Reporter, The Umbrella Academy’s Jeremy Slater will serve as head writer on Moon Knight. Slater created and developed the Netflix adaptation of the comic book series by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba.
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This is the first significant news for either series since they originally announced alongside a Ms. Marvel series at D23 in August. At the time, Kevin Feige teased She-Hulk will be “unlike anything we’ve done before.”
No casting announcements have been made for either series. We’re still pulling for Keanu Reeves as Moon Knight. The supernatural hero is one of our picks for Marvel characters Reeves could play.For more on these two iconic Marvel heroes, check out our She-Hulk Explained and Moon Knight Explained features. Then find out why you’ll need to start watching these Disney Plus shows to understand Marvel’s movies.
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