Warning: This article contains spoilers She-Hulk Episode 3.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe doesn’t do much, but Marvel Comics (and its rival DC Comics) are known for inserting real people into fantastical stories about superheroes. Basketball player Jeremy Lin played with Hulk (Totally Awesome Hulk Vol. 3)Stephen Colbert was elected president in the Spider-Man comics (amazing spiderman #573)multiple real-life presidents and celebrities turned out to be Skrulls ( secret invasion)and yes, even Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire have at least references in the Marvel comic book universe (check it out spider verse).
Celebrity cameos are usually just a wink to the audience, a way to connect the ever-expanding world of superheroes to our own reality. Society has always loved basketball players and comedians, even in a world with Norse gods and children shooting spider webs out of their hands. Otherwise, why would Earth-616 be worth fighting for?
The long history of cartoons that have brought famous faces to us She-Hulk Season 1 episode 3. As the MCU’s first proper comedy show, it introduces a whole new slate of characters, new locations, and has a lot of room to play with compared to his other MCU shows, which often need to provide a healthy foundation. . villain of the series.
in the meantime She-Hulk The same issues need to be addressed, but the show benefits from direct links to previous Marvel works. Incredible Hulk When Shangqi Through appearances on Bruce Banner and The Abomination.We all know what the Hulk can do, and we all know the classic superhero struggle of wanting a normal life while protecting the world. She-Hulk is a show centered around a trial where anything can happen, superhero or not, and there’s room for Marvel to fit in some amazing celebrity looks. – See how the came into being She-Hulk: Lawyer Episode 3.
Why Megan Thee Stallion Joins She-Hulk?
As a side plot for Episode 3 She-Hulk, Denise, Jen’s old nemesis from work, comes to her law firm for a lawyer. Jen refused to take her case, so it turned out to be her new colleague Pug (short for Augustus Pugliese). the other two). What is the problem case? An Asgardian shapeshifting elf named Luna convinced Dennis that she was Megan Thee Stallion and began dating him, pretending to be her and receiving $175,000 in gifts and more. .
While Jen is busy convincing the parole board to release Emil Blonsky/Abomination, Pug sticks with Denise, who is eligible. actually Pull Megan Thee Stallion. However, with acerbic testimony from Jen (who calls Denise narcissistic and delusional), the judge is persuaded and rules in Denise’s favor. But before the courtroom closes, the camera turns to a seat in the back of the room to guess who it might be? ! – It has a physical body.
We don’t see her again until the whimsical post-credits scene where Jen signs on to her as a client and the pair tweak to Megan’s song “Body.”Jen says she did before the final credits rolled kill For Megan, the Grammy winner is flattering, but she tells She-Hulk to tone it down a bit.
according to hollywood reporterMegan’s cameo is all thanks to Jameela Jamil (who plays Titania) She-Hulk)worked with the rap star on HBO Max’s legendaryWhile filming season 2 of his ballroom dance show, Jamil was gearing up for what’s next. She-Hulk And I discovered that Megan is a huge Marvel fan. The rest is Marvel Cinematic history.
“I felt like she was going to be a great actor because she’s good at everything. She totally hit it off,” Jamil told the publication. She brought something to Tatiana that no one had ever seen before. Tatiana is moving. It’s ridiculous.”
Head writer and executive producer Jessica Gao has announced that she and Tatiana Maslany ( She-Hulk) agrees with the success of the scene. “Tatiana said she thinks it’s the most important scene in the MCU, and I agree with her. It’s the most important scene in the MCU.”
So can we see more of Megan? Probably not. But that just means there’s a chance that an MCU-related character will make an appearance. Given the amount of notable faces we’ve seen so far, Daredevil’s drop-in isn’t too far off, for example.
Milan Polk is an editorial assistant for Men’s Health, specializing in entertainment and lifestyle reporting. He worked for New York Magazine, Vulture and the Chicago Tribune.