Tag Archives: Hulk

Mark Ruffalo could be confirmed as The Hulk tonight at Comic-Con

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’ll know this evening which actor has been cast as The Incredible Hulk in Joss Whedon’s “The Avengers.” At least, we think we’ll know. Marvel Studios issued a big, fat “no comment” when asked by HitFix if Mark Ruffalo has been signed for the part and[...]

Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk? Not so fast.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Did you hear the latest rumor about Mark Ruffalo contemplating the role of The Hulk in the upcoming “Avengers” movie? Well, pump your brakes before you go photoshopping Ruffalo’s face onto a fan-art poster. The actor reportedly has been offered the role, as is rumored, but[...]

Edward Norton’s exit from ‘The Avengers’ has been developing over the years

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: There’s a big hub bub going on in Marvel land. The reason? Edward Norton has been dumped from “The Avengers” rather than reprise his role from the 2008 film “The Incredible Hulk.” Comic fans are going crazy trying to piece all this together. Norton’s reps say[...]

Edward Norton addresses Hulk controversy on his Facebook page

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Ed Norton seems to be the only person who hasn’t weighed in on the ever-shifting “Norton Out As Hulk” story that has consumed movie Web sites for the past few days. Well, that changes now. Norton addressed the controversy with a note posted to his Facebook[...]

Marvel madness ensues! Norton out as Hulk. Is Phoenix in?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Another day, another series of rumors circulating around Marvel’s planned production of a full-blown Avengers movie. For those who chose not to log on to the internet this weekend, you might have missed the news that Edward Norton — the actor who most recently played The[...]

So what was the point of that again? Marvel to not hire Edward Norton as Bruce Banner in Joss Whedon’s The Avengers.

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Two summers ago, Marvel rebooted a franchise that grossed $245 million on a $130 million budget (funded by Universal). Said reboot, intended to be a more audience-pleasing (ie – dumbed down) variation on a the Incredible Hulk, ended up grossing just $263 million worldwide on a[...]

“Fantastic Four” franchise apparently getting (yet another) reboot

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: How many times should a studio be allowed to reboot a property before they’re forced to simply pull the plug? Buried in the story over at AICN that the rumored fifth “Die Hard” film has a new title is the news nugget that the “Fantastic Four” franchise[...]

Will ‘Captain America’ fight Hugo Weaving?

BY SEAN O’CONNELL “The First Avenger: Captain America” reportedly is circling its main villain. Now it needs to cast its hero! Hugo Weaving (“The Matrix”) is in negotiations to play the Red Skull in Joe Johnston’s anticipated big-screen adventure, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The two collaborated on “The Wolfman”[...]