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Ed Norton as Bruce Banner

Norton played Banner in Louis Leterrier’s 2008 The Incredible Hulk but it didn’t do as well at the box office at the studio hoped. There were also reports of creative differences between the actor, Leterrier and Marvel Studios as to why Mark Ruffalo was recast as Banner. Norton says it was more to do with him not wanting to give up so much time to make these movies.

18 forgotten stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Hanna Flint
Contributor

Avengers: Endgame is the 22nd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and it will feature plenty of characters from across the films.

The latest instalment will provide a “definitive conclusion” to some narrative arcs, namely for the original Avengers, but some characters never got a chance to see what comes next in the MCU – some actors too.

So here’s a reminder of some of the Marvel stars that have become a distant memory.

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