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Patti Guggenheim She-Hulk Interview | PopSugar Entertainment UK

Patty Guggenheim auditioned for her breakout part in “She-Hulk” as Madisin via Zoom in her apartment thanks to the pandemic. “So I had to improvise a little bit with the cat. It was really fun,” she says. Luckily for Guggenheim, she had been training and performing at LA’s Groundlings for years, so she was already an improv pro. Really, it’s no wonder her comical character made such a splash.

Guggenheim had previously worked with episode director Kat Coiro, and he asked her to join Madisin. However, the scenes she was given to read had no major details about which episode or what the plot of Episode 4 actually was. “It’s like reading invisible ink when it dries,” she jokes.

Guggenheim says the fan reaction to her scene-stealing role as the overdone Madisynn was evocative, bizarre, and “genuinely unexpected.” , the viral TikTok sound, inspired countless tweets. “I had someone write me a letter today and it really made me cry,” she admits.She reposted fan art someone had made of the character, and along with the fan-written graphics, Madisin – a normal, helpless human – felt like a connection to the Marvel universe. I just want to be just a normal person who’s suddenly all around magic,” she says. “So I understand why people relate. [Madisynn]and it makes me feel so happy that I was able to bring joy to one person or make someone laugh. Her cousin’s recent wedding. We were all surprised,” she says.

Guggenheim doesn’t see Madisynn as a basic, silly party girl, but someone who loves connecting with people and following their good vibes and energy. “She wasn’t very affected by going to Fire Nation, but she likes connecting with people,” she explains. “Wong brought such a fun energy that she was like, ‘Okay, this feels good. I’m going here, and I’m going to stay here.'”

Lis Coiro as Donny Blaze and Patti Guggenheim as Madisin

She had a similar experience meeting Benedict Wong, who plays Wong, the best magician in the MCU. “It’s when you’re in front of someone and you feel their energy with very few words. He has such a lovely nature.”

“I think we had a lot of fun playing with each other just because his personality is so serious and at the same time he has a funny flair about himself,” she said of their dynamic as a pair. “He’s quick-witted, quick-witted, good at comedy, and he’s good at developing dramatic, heavy-handed pieces.”

Guggenheim learned about the shipment when fans wanted the characters to be romantically together because of the show and the reaction to Madisin and Wong being together, but series creator and head writer Jessica Gao “I think they’re really close, but they’ve known each other for two days,” she joked.

She also brought a souvenir for herself from the set. Madisynn’s tiny wallet was too small to even fit a cell phone. She assures Marvel that if they decide to bring Madisin back in a future project, they will bring it back. Wanda by Elizabeth Olsen (because people say they look alike) and Thor by Chris Hemsworth.

“I want to give him an email,” Guggenheim says. “He needs to know… I think it’s an old Christmas card from people, but still.”

‘She-Hulk’ airs new episodes on Thursdays.