Tatiana Maslany on ‘She-Hulk’ Season 2: “I Think We Blew Our Budget”

Tatiana Maslany On She Hulk Season 2 I Think We Blew Our Budget
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‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ was one of the most anticipated MCU series, but it faced mixed reception upon release for valid reasons. Firstly, despite each episode costing around $25 million, totaling $225 million, the show’s CGI effects were lackluster. While it’s understandable for the whole character to be CGI, She-Hulk often looked out of place.

The second major criticism focused on the writing. Despite featuring cameos, jokes, mindless fun, and meta-humor, the series struggled with a vapid and flat storyline that contributed little to the broader MCU. The inclusion of a twerking scene also sparked divided opinions.

Rumors about a second season for ‘She-Hulk’ circulated in the summer of 2023, with some suggesting development would start after the conclusion of the SAG-AFTRA strike. This raised eyebrows, considering that other better-received series with more content had not received a second season. The desire for more ‘She-Hulk’ seemed somewhat far-fetched in comparison.

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Regardless, as Marvel Studios considers which projects to continue with additional episodes, Tatiana Maslany offered her perspective on the possibility of a Season 2 for the show. While participating in the Codenames LIVE! – The New Class stream, Tatiana was directly asked about the prospect of a second season, and she gave a straightforward response: no.

Tim Riel: “Should we hope for a Season 2?”
Maslany: “I don’t think so. I think we blew our budget, and Disney was like, ‘No thanks.'”

As we’ve previously noted, the cost of a single episode is approximately $25 million. Given Disney’s current record-low profits, particularly in the MCU projects, Tatiana’s rationale doesn’t appear unfounded. It seems impractical to invest a substantial sum in projects with mixed reviews at a time when Disney is facing financial challenges. Do you have any thoughts to share? Feel free to share them in the comments below!

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