Mark Ruffalo was “scared” when the Marvel Cinematic Universe approached him about portraying the Hulk in 2012’s The Avengers.
There are so many conflicting character counts going around so Yahoo Movies UK worked out the most likely number.
Joss Whedon has revealed he’d love to helm a ‘Star Wars’ movie providing it was a spin-off rather than one of the main stories. Speaking to Complex, the ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ director spoke about his love for the ‘Star Wars’ franchise and how, over the years, he’s had mixed feelings on being involved. Do I want to make a ‘Star Wars’ movie?
During an interview with Comicbook.com, ‘Daredevil’ star Charlie Cox explained why he thinks Matt Murdock would fit in well with The Avengers on the big screen. “Some people have said that they wonder about, based on the tone of the show, how Matt would fit in with the Avengers,“ he said. “I was reading Civil War the other day, and Matt Murdock… is kind of an ass.
When it came to questions about who was fighting on whose side, no one was talking. Not the actors, not the directors, not the writers, not the producers, not the cooks at craft services. But as soon as we left the air-conditioned comforts of Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios offices for an open-air lot baking in the Georgia sun, the dueling factions were there for us to behold firsthand.
Prime Minister, David Cameron. Mark Ruffalo has long been an opponent of fracking – the gathering of fossil fuels through the process of Hydraulic Fracturing. Considered a highly controversial technique due to its effect on the environment and local communities, fracking continues to be a hot topic.
Mark Ruffalo’s Bruce Banner may not be getting his own standalone MCU film any time soon but the actor has promised Hulk fans are in for a treat as his character develops over his next 3 Marvel movie outings. “I’d love to do a Hulk movie, but that’s beyond my control,” he said. Ruffalo’s incarnation of the Hulk was introduced in 2012′s ‘The Avengers’.
Stan Lee, the iconic creator of many Marvel favourites, including Spider-Man, Hulk, and Thor, wants to see the ultimate superhero crossover movie happen. Discussing the prospect of The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man all sharing the screen, he beamed, “I would love to see that.” But Lee was also aware that it’d be a near impossible task for such a wish to come true. If anyone is aware of the magnitude and indeed possibility of the crossover, it’s Lee himself: "Little by little, they are appearing and guest-starring in each other’s movies.
Before he became a movie star, the actor played hunky Kim on ‘Home and Away’, which led to a stint on the Aussie version of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in 2006. Hemsworth and his partner came fifth. Luckily for the Hulk it turned out to be benign, but it meant the star had to drop out of appearing in ‘Signs’ with Mel Gibson.
It looks as though Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ is honing in on a director… as Ryan Coogler is rumoured to be eyed for the director’s chair. According to Heroic Hollywood, the 29-year-old filmmaker is in the running to helm the upcoming ‘Black Panther’ solo movie. ‘Fruitvale Station’ was Coogler’s first feature-length film, and was based on the events leading up to the death of Oscar Grant – a young man who was killed in 2009 by police officers at the Fruitvale BART Station.
Drax the Destroyer may be a man of few words, but he’s pretty hyped about The Avengers. ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star Dave Bautista – who plays the tattooed warrior Draw – isn’t shy when it comes to his love for The Avengers… and admits he’d love to team up with them on the big screen.
The Hulk won’t be taking sides in ‘Captain America: Civil War’… as Mark Ruffalo reveals he’ll be sitting this one out. During an interview with BadTaste, the 47-year-old Marvel superhero revealed that he won’t be taking part in Civil War… and what happened to Bruce Banner will remain a bit of a mystery.
‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ may still be showing in your local cinema, but the Marvel marketing machine is already thinking ahead to the home entertainment release next month. However, there’s something not quite right about the cover art for the DVD and 3D Blu-ray versions of the film. Can you spot it? That’s right, as The Mary Sue points out, none of the female characters made it to the cover art.
Together as Avengers, Earth’s mightiest heroes form an unstoppable box-office juggernaut: the combined Marvel Cinematic Universe has banked over £5.62 billion around the world since its inception in 2008. But is playing a superhero rewarding when the actors aren’t in the spandex? Which Avenger makes the most coin outside the MCU? Let’s fire up the calculator, check the receipts and find out… 10.