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The Wildest She-Hulk Fan Theories

She-Hulk first graced the pages of Marvel Comics in 1979's "Savage She-Hulk" #1. She begins as Jennifer Walters, a promising young attorney who just so happens to be Bruce Banner's cousin. After accepting a legal case against a shady crime lord, she and Bruce are attacked by thugs, and Jennifer is shot in the back. Panicking, Bruce saves her life by performing a blood transfusion. Although the operation is successful, Bruce's gamma-ridden blood gives Jen the Hulk's powers. Thus, the savage, irrepressible, and altogether sensational She-Hulk is born.

Throughout the years, She-Hulk has only grown in popularity and character depth. While she may have the Hulk's strength and appearance, Jen typically maintains her brain and humanity while in her big green form: She's even able to excel as both a lawyer and an Avenger thus transformed. Perhaps it is this unique quality that persuaded Marvel to greenlight "She-Hulk," the character's very own Disney+ series. As if that's not enticing enough, this production will also see "Orphan Black" breakout star Tatiana Maslany play the mean, green lead role.

Fans currently have only one 20-second teaser trailer to go off of, but that hasn't stopped them from sharing their predictions and hypotheses for the upcoming series. Some are plausible and well-supported by the source material, while others are ... well, let's just say they're less likely to play out on screen. These are the wildest "She-Hulk" fan theories currently circulating the internet.

Like father, like son

Bruce Banner hasn't exactly been a chick magnet in the MCU. He's had two on-screen love interests — Liv Tyler's Betty Ross in 2008's "The Incredible Hulk," and Scarlett Johansson's Natasha Romanoff in 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" — but neither romance sticks. There is, however, a very long period of his life that lies unexplored. It's possible the big green guy had a little more luck with the ladies during this timespan.

After the events of "Age of Ultron," Hulk steals a quinjet and drops off the radar until Thor encounters him on Sakaar in "Thor: Ragnarok." Sakaar is an extremely strange planet with a lot of quirky traits, one of which is the fact that time works differently there. Case in point, Loki arrives there a few weeks before Thor, despite the fact that Hela knocks him out of the Bifrost only seconds before his brother. This time conundrum begs the question — just how long is the Hulk stranded on Sakaar? If you believe one Marvel mathematician's calculations, the answer is a whopping 362,880 years!

As the Grandmaster's champion for so many years, Hulk probably lives a celebrity lifestyle. That might include female companionship. Sound crazy? Not really: One of the rumored leaks from the "She-Hulk" set is that Hulk is going to leave Earth at the end of the series. Some fans believe he'll actually be returning to Sakaar to find his long-lost son, Skaar. Now that's a twist.

Welcome back, Betty Ross

It's been long predicted that Betty Ross, Bruce Banner's original leading lady, will eventually reenter the MCU picture. This hypothesis became even more likely when the character was included in an episode of the animated Disney + series, "What If...?" Could this inclusion be Marvel's sneaky way of priming fans for a Betty Ross comeback in the near future?

If that is indeed the case, "She-Hulk" would be the most sensible spot for her reemergence. This show is confirmed to include both Hulk and Abomination, the two main characters of 2008's "The Incredible Hulk": Betty could seamlessly slip into the plot, given her familiarity with both mighty monsters. Some fans believe that not only will Liv Tyler return for the role, she'll also become the Red She-Hulk, which does indeed happen in the comics. Talk about a red-hot reunion for Bruce and Betty!

Avengers at law

Jennifer Walters might be the greenest lawyer in the Marvel Comics courtroom, but she's not the most renowned. That honor falls to one Matthew Murdock, the infamous lawyer of Hell's Kitchen who also fights crime as Daredevil. The Man Without Fear is a fan favorite, and one of the characters fans most want to see pop up in "She-Hulk." 

Recently, Geeks Worldwide's K.C. Walsh went on the Change My Mind Podcast to share some rumors regarding a slew of upcoming MCU projects, including "She-Hulk." If you believe Walsh's report, the Disney + series will have several notable cameos, including one big name in particular: The one and only Daredevil, allegedly sporting his classic yellow costume. Could this vintage look hold deeper significance?

As reported by CBR, some fans believe that the MCU's version of Matt Murdock, first seen in 2021's "Spider-Man: No Way Home," might not be the Daredevil of the popular Netflix series, despite the fact that both are played by Charlie Cox. Both "Spider-Man: No Way Home" and "Loki" establish that there are different universes and many "variants" of the MCU's heroes. As such, it's entirely plausible that Cox might play a new version of the same character. Regardless, a Daredevil sighting in "She-Hulk" just makes sense.

A Schuyler sister joins S.W.O.R.D.

Best known for her dazzling performance as Angelica Schuyler in "Hamilton," Renée Elise Goldsberry is poised to make a splashy MCU debut in "She-Hulk." As reported by Deadline, little is known about Goldsberry's role, except that her character's name is Amelia. Yet even that small bit of information is enough for devoted fans to start making some pretty solid guesses as to who the "Altered Carbon" actor is really playing.

One popular fan theory is that Amelia is actually Amelia Voght, a mutant with power over mist. Although she debuted in 1993's "Uncanny X-Men" #300, Voght has joined other teams throughout the years, including villainous outfits like Magneto's Acolytes. She also pops up in 2020's "S.W.O.R.D." #1 as an official member of the Teleport Team. 

Given that the space-bound protection agency is heavily featured in "WandaVision," it's not all that crazy to predict that Goldsberry will be playing Amelia Voght, agent of S.W.O.R.D. How she factors into the plot of "She-Hulk," however, remains to be seen.

The Cho-sen Hulk

One totally awesome "She-Hulk" fan theory postulates that the Totally Awesome Hulk, Amadeus Cho, will finally make his MCU appearance alongside Jennifer Walters (and no, we aren't counting Martin Starr's blink-and-you-miss-it cameo in "The Incredible Hulk"). In the comics, Cho is an incredibly intelligent Korean-American teenager who eventually absorbs Bruce Banner's Hulk powers. He promptly becomes a smarter and more in-control version of the big green rage machine.

Some fans theorize that Amadeus might be introduced in "She-Hulk" as one of Bruce Banner's interns, who eventually takes on gamma radiation himself. He also might work with Jennifer directly: In the comics, Amadeus has assisted She-Hulk on numerous occasions, once even finding a way to restore her powers after a fight with Iron Man leaves her unable to go green.

What makes this theory even more intriguing is that Amadeus' mother, Dr. Helen Cho, has been around the MCU for years. Played by South Korean actress Claudia Kim in 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron," Dr. Cho ends up as a bit of a dangling thread in the film's aftermath. Despite being seemingly close with the Avengers, she has yet to pop up in an MCU property since. Perhaps they've been saving such a long-running Easter egg for a big reveal in a production like "She-Hulk"?

Ginger Gonzaga could be playing a feline friend

Another actress playing a mysterious role in "She-Hulk" is "The Morning After" star Ginger Gonzaga. Per Deadline, the talented American actor and comedian will be portraying Jennifer Walters' best friend. In true BFF fashion, she took to Twitter and raved about Tatiana Maslany's performance as the big green lawyer: "Nobody could play She Hulk as wonderfully as #TatianaMaslany." 

While fans are definitely pumped to see Maslany's Walters on screen, they're also excited to find out who exactly this "best friend" is. In the comics, Patsy Walker, aka Hellcat, is often portrayed as Shulkie's bestie. The MCU's recent inclusion of Charlie Cox's Daredevil and Vincent D'Onofrio's Kingpin means there's a chance other characters from Marvel's Netflix properties could make the jump to the big time. Should Krysten Ritter's Jessica Jones also pop up in the MCU, it would presumably be with her universe's version of Patsy, played by Australian actress Rachael Taylor, by her side.

There's another Marvel heroine Gonzaga could be playing: The feline phenom known as Tigra, aka Greer Grant Nelson. Some fans argue that Tigra would make a sensible substitution for Patsy because she actually wore Hellcat's costume first, and is relatively close to Jen in the comics. Plus, there's the fact that Gonzaga liked a Tweet begging Marvel to let the actress play Tigra. Maybe the fans are on to something here ...

An A-list actor for an A.I.M. villain

The problem with supposed Marvel "leaks" is that you can't rely on them to be true. Sure, they could hold water, as some have in the past ... but they could just as easily be some random kid spouting off lies to get attention on the internet. Still, that doesn't make them any less entertaining to track. One rumored "She-Hulk" leak is so ludicrous, we're now hoping it's true.

According to one moderator on r/MarvelStudiosSpoilers, comedic legend Jim Carrey has been cast as M.O.D.O.K., and will make his debut appearance in "She-Hulk." The A.I.M. head honcho and longtime Avengers foe is one of Marvel's most popular villains, so it does make sense they'd nab an A-lister to play him. Plus, thanks to the success of Hulu's hilarious "M.O.D.O.K." series, in which Patton Oswalt voices the crotchety mastermind, there's perhaps no better time to bring a live-action M.O.D.O.K. into the MCU. It remains to be seen how M.O.D.O.K. could tie into the "She-Hulk" plot, but if anyone could master a mo-cap performance, it's Jim Carrey.

The Leader is pulling the strings

At this point, there are so many MCU properties that it's hard for even the biggest fans to keep up with it all. Although the franchise has done an incredible job of consistently adding unforgettable heroes to its ever-expanding universe, certain villains have gone by the wayside. In fact, there's a surplus of MCU villains you've probably forgotten are still alive. Fear not, however. Fans believe a couple of these disregarded baddies will be returning in "She-Hulk," including one you might not expect: The Leader, aka Samuel Sterns.

If that's not ringing a bell, here's a refresher. Tim Blake Nelson plays this role in 2008's "The Incredible Hulk." While attempting to help Bruce Banner remove his Hulk powers, Sterns is inadvertently exposed to some of Banner's iradiated blood. The film plants seeds of a possible villainous turn as Sterns' head starts growing, à la his comic book counterpart. Those seeds have long seemed dead, but perhaps "She-Hulk" is where Nelson's Leader will finally get to bloom.

Some fans are theorizing that not only will the Leader return to battle Jennifer Walters in the Disney + series, he'll actually be the one pulling the strings. With Abomination and Titania confirmed to appear, it does make sense that She-Hulk's foes might need a little mind to go with all their muscle. Sterns certainly fits that mold.

Doctor Doom will see you now

The 2014 "She-Hulk" comic run provides the MCU with ample adaptational material. This arc follows Jennifer Walters as she starts up her own law firm. Many adventures ensue, including a battle with arch-nemesis Titania, a size-shifting mission alongside Ant-Man, and even a round in court, defending Steve Rogers against Matt Murdock. Perhaps the most interesting issue of the series involves Victor Von Doom — or, more specifically, his adopted son, Kristoff Vernard.

In 2014's "She-Hulk" #3, Kristoff hires Jennifer to help him gain legal asylum in the United States. He claims he wants to defect from Latveria, because he doesn't want to rule his father's country. Although Jennifer wins the trial, an incensed Doctor Doom smashes his way into the court and takes his son home. Unable to let the issue go, the indomitable Shulkie travels to Latveria and confronts Doom on behalf of her client.

It's hard to imagine that the MCU wouldn't wait to introduce Doctor Doom alongside the Fantastic Four, whenever Marvel's first family finally enters the franchise. But some fans over at Comicon.com still theorize that the treacherous tyrant might pop up in "She-Hulk." Could that secretly be who "Arrow" breakout star Josh Segarra is playing? Probably not, but who knows.

An abominable client

It's been confirmed that Tim Roth will be reprising the role of Emil Blonsky, aka the monstrous Abomination of "The Incredible Hulk," in "She-Hulk." However, what kind of role his character plays in the series still remains to be seen. Abomination cage-fights Wong in 2021's "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings," but it seems like the pair are fairly friendly after their battle, as Wong returns Blonsky to an unknown location. This begs the question: Where exactly do Abomination's loyalties lie these days? Is he even still a bad guy?

Although there are many different rumors regarding how Blonsky factors into "She-Hulk," one fan theory picking up steam postulates he'll hire Jennifer Walters to sue General Ross and the government. If you think about it, Ross is technically the one responsible for Blonsky's mutation, despite the fact that the former Royal Marine pushes very hard for it. With a good lawyer, he just might have a winnable case, and Jennifer Walters is nothing if not a good lawyer.

Titania's main man might make an appearance

There's no denying that the "She-Hulk" casting department hit a home run by landing Jameela Jamil for the role of Titania. The English actor is an absolute scene-stealer as Tahani Al-Jamil on NBC's "The Good Place," and fans are excited to see what she'll bring to the table as She-Hulk's arch-enemy, the genetically altered supervillain formerly known as Mary MacPherran.

While Titania unto herself is more than enough to keep Shulkie busy, she's especially dangerous when paired with long-time love interest Carl Creel, better known as the Absorbing Man. Carl is a heavyweight boxer with the ability to absorb the physical properties of anything he touches, making him a formidable foe for even the strongest Avengers. Given his long-standing love affair with Titania — the pair have actually been husband and wife for quite some time now – some fans are predicting he might also square off against Maslany's Shulkie. Can one big green woman handle a married pair of supervillains? Who knows — but we can't wait to find out.