With Edward Norton “out” as Bruce Banner in the upcoming Avengers movie, who might Marvel hire to play the mild mannered scientist on the run? According to the Intardwebz – remember kids, everything you read on the Intardwebz is true – Mark Ruffalo is the main man. Granted, this is all just talk at the moment, and nothing has been set in stone, or even committed to a legally binding contract. It is the latest follow up story to the whole Norton/Hulk brouhaha, and if it does turn out to be true, you might just see Ruffalo at the San
While the exchange over Marvel’s passing of Ed Norton as Bruce Banner in the Avengers movie was originally relegated to Norton’s Agent and Marvel folk, Norton jumped in on the news with a posting on his Facebook page. Seems like a nice enough way to step aside and keep the fans from burning down the House of Ideas. via Facebook
The He Said/He Said fight continues as representatives from Marvel and Ed Norton’s agent bicker back and forth as to the reason why Norton won’t be reprising his role as Bruce Banner in the Avengers movie. The first in the match came from Marvel: “We have made the decision to not bring Ed Norton back to portray the title role of Bruce Banner in the Avengers. Our decision is definitely not one based on monetary factors, but instead rooted in the need for an actor who embodies the creativity and collaborative spirit of our other talented cast members. The Avengers
We already know the Avengers movie is scheduled from Marvel Entertainment in the coming years as he culmination of years of individual character titles.Â The big question on every fanboys lips has been, “Will the individual movie actors appear in the team movie?” According to Den of Geek and Incredible Hulk director Louis Leterrier, the answer is yes. Leterrier is reported to have said that 2011 will definitely bring Jackson, Downey Jr., Hulk actor Ed Norton and two other ‘A-list actors’ – presumably whichever A-listers get cast as Thor and Captain America in their respective upcoming movies that Marvel is
A slew of Incredible Hulk movie clips hit the Interwebs this past week, some of which are pretty cool. Like this one featuring the Hulk giving the smack down to the Abomination. via Yahoo Movies Or Ed Norton hulking out when Betty gets hurt. via AOL or the Hulk fighting Emil Blonsky via MySpaceTV After seeing the Abomination/Hulk fight, I’m more excited about this movie than I was previously.