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She-Hulk Head Writer Finally Answers Question That Has Been Haunting Marvel Fans – When Does She-Hulk Take Place in MCU Timeline?

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, the new Marvel series, is ready to release. With the trailers and clips released, fans are already speculating what events will take place in this series. The series has left everyone excited with the release of another trailer three weeks prior to its release. 

She-Hulk new trailer premieres, shows character breaking the fourth wall
She-Hulk

The trailer clearly shows She-Hulk breaking the fourth wall and a glimpse of Daredevil. Other than that, the series will also introduce many new faces to the MCU. But other than that, there is one more thing that everyone is curious about.

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The plot of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

She-Hulk follows Jennifer Walters, an attorney, who becomes She-Hulk after getting a blood transfusion from her cousin, Bruce Banner or Hulk. After training with her cousin for some time on an island, she decides to return to her earlier life as an attorney and starts working for a superhuman law firm. 

Fans have speculated that as an attorney, Jennifer Walters will be working for heroes and villains in this show. But one thing that everyone is curious about is the timeline of the show. 

Confusion About the Timeline

The confusion comes with the appearance of Mark Ruffalo’s character Bruce Banner. In the earlier trailers, Bruce Banner was mostly seen as the Professor Hulk, but in a recently released clip, the character is seen as Bruce Banner with his arm in a sling, indicating his injury from wielding the Infinity Gauntlet in Avengers: Endgame.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Disney+
She-Hulk

By the end of Avengers: Endgame, Professor Hulk also had his arm in a sling. After which, Bruce Banner appeared in the first mid-credit scene in Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings. 

Another appearance is of Abomination, played by Tim Roth with Wong. Both the characters have made their appearance in Shang-Chi’s underground fight club scene. It is enough to confuse everyone about the timeline of the show. 

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Head Writer Jessica Gao on Show’s Timeline

To everyone’s relief, the head writer of the series, Jessica Gao, talked about its place in the MCU timeline during an interview with TV Line. She said that She-Hulk is not too far after the events of Shang-Chi and the legends of the Ten Rings. She said, “It’s not, like, years later. It’s a relatively short amount of time.”

The writer and the executive producer of the series also said that She-Hulk: Attorney at Law takes place after the events of Shang-Chi, and it becomes clear at the end of Episode 2.

Hulk and She-Hulk
Hulk and She-Hulk

She also confirmed that the series takes place after Disney+’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier, but before Eternals, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Spider-Man: No Way Home, and Hawkeye.

What Happened to Professor X After Endgame?

The head writer also talked about Hulk’s character in the series. She said that this series will reveal more of the mystery behind Bruce Banner’s life events after Avengers: Endgame. During Avengers: Endgame Bruce Banner merged himself with the Hulk during his time in the gamma lab.

By the end of the movie, we saw him in Hulk form only. But his appearance in Shang-Chi and She-Hulk has left some unanswered questions for Hulk and Bruce Banner. While 

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Many also believe if the series takes place sometime after the events of Shang-Chi, it may have some mentions about them. An interaction between Bruce Banner and Shang-Chi was seen in the post-credit scenes of the movie. Considering this, Banner may mention something about Shang-Chi or the Ten Rings to Jennifer. 

The wait will be over soon with the premiere of the series this Thursday, August 18. As one of the last projects of the MCU’s Phase 4, something big may happen during or by the end of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.

Source: TV Line