Never mind about Joaquin Phoenix possibly being cast as Edward Norton's replacement Hulk: we've got someone else. According to Deadline, Mark Ruffalo's the guy, and Marvel is in "late-stage talks" for him to take on the role of Bruce Banner. If signed, the Brothers Bloom star would join Eric Bana and Edward Norton on the ever-lengthening list of surprisingly respectable actors who have played the part--as well as joining Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Samuel L. Jackson when they make their little Avengers movie. The decision also proves Marvel's still got it when it comes to "Hah! Never saw that coming, did ya?" casting.
What do you think, guys? It's by far a step up from Joaquin Phoenix, I say. And at least now we know Joss Whedon must have really liked watching The Kids Are Alright last weekend.
Take off that CGI mo-cap suit, Andy Serkis. Mark Ruffalo, who's taking over the role of Hulk/Bruce Banner from Ed Norton in The Avengers, has assured Vulture he'll be putting on the little ball-covered bodysuit himself to capture his own non-verbals for use in animating the hug... / Continue →
Alright, Avengers fans, I hope you also like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Dollhouse, and "Joss" as a name, because it looks like geek beloved writer/director Joss Whedon is going to end up directing the Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk team-up film The Avengers. Vari... / Continue →
Is gnome-faced actor Jeremy Renner playing Hawkeye in the the Avengers movie, and possibly in a Thor cameo prior to that??? It depends if you like to read into things, says this interview with Empire:
“I met with the Marvel guys, actually, but we didn’t talk about Captain Amer... / Continue →