She-Hulk: Attorney at Law premieres on Thursday on Disney Plus. But you don’t have to attend that lengthy to find out about She-Hulk’s place on the MCU timeline. We know precisely the place the motion within the new present matches, and it’s considerably of a spoiler. If you’d wish to keep away from all spoilersyou’ll be able to examine our She-Hulk: Attorney at Law evaluate as a substitute.
Why the MCU timeline issues
The Marvel timeline is such a giant deal as a result of all of the MCU reveals are interconnected. They’re a part of a a lot bigger storyline. That’s why MCU chronology is important to know.
Marvel doesn’t launch the varied items of the puzzle in chronological order. For instance, the Multiverse Saga’s first film was a prequel, the standalone Black Widow story.
But many of the motion within the MCU occurs after the occasions in Avengers: Endgame, however these occasions are nonetheless crucially essential. Many Phase 4 titles reference Endgame occasions and She-Hulk will likely be no totally different. That’s why we should perceive the place the present matches on the MCU timeline.
The complicated trailer reveals
With all that in thoughts, we at all times attempt to decide a present’s place on the MCU timeline in relation to Endgame. Once that’s carried out, we will zoom in and discover a exact time placement for a brand new present or film.
With She-Hulk, the trailers and promo reveals ship a complicated story. Smart Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) seems to have healed after the appreciable harm his proper arm took in Endgame. That’s a element that may point out a few of the She-Hulk occasions may need taken place between Infinity War and Endgame.
After all, that’s when Bruce Banner transitioned into the good model of Hulk.
Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and She-Hulk (Tatiana Maslany) having a drink. Image supply: Marvel Studios
However, there’s a spoiler-laden She-Hulk clip that delivers contradicting particulars. We have Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) and Bruce Banner driving in a automotive and speaking about Captain America (Chris Evans). We already defined the massive reveals in that TV spot. One of them is Banner being within the automotive, not Hulk. And Banner has his proper arm in a sling.
If that sounds acquainted, that’s as a result of we final noticed Banner within the good Shang-Chi post-credits scene. The occasions within the film occur properly after Endgame, in line with Marvel’s official MCU timeline. Yet Banner is again in human type in some way.
Not to say that now we have each Abomination (Tim Roth) and Wong (Benedict Wong) cameos within the She-Hulk trailer. And it so occurs that we noticed these two characters battle in Shang-Chi, despite the fact that Abomination ought to have been imprisoned.
She-Hulk’s place on the timeline
We don’t have to attend for She-Hulk to hit Disney Plus to then determine the timeline on our personal. Marvel reserves such ordeals solely to sure reveals.
This time round, She-Hulk head author and govt producer Jessica Gao defined the timeline to TV Line.
According to her, She-Hulk is about “not too far” after Shang-Chi. “It’s not, like, years later. It’s a relatively short amount of time.”
In flip, Shang-Chi is about after The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The motion within the TV present occurs about six months after Endgame, due to this fact within the spring of 2024. Also, Shang-Chi occurs earlier than Eternals, Far From Home, and No Way Home.
Put otherwise, the Daredevil (Charlie Cox) cameo in She-Hulk may precede his look in No Way Home.
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