With Hulk having finally been done properly in Avengers, it seems there’s hardly a week goes by without a Planet Hulk rumour…
However, Mark Ruffalo who played Hulk and Bruce Banner in Avengers has been chatting to MTV about the chances of Planet Hulk happening and he doesn’t seem to be a fan of the idea – though is it because Hulk is the star of that story and not Banner? Perhaps… “I don’t think [Planet Hulk] is the way to go yet. I think you need more Banner. The whole thing is just him as Hulk, on a planet, fighting other gladiators. They launch Bruce Banner into space to try to get rid of him and the Hulk. He ends up freaking out; smashing up the spaceship, and it goes off course and ends up on this planet of gladiator creatures. He falls in love, has a Hulk baby … and then the Avengers nuke the planet.
“I think they are, for the first time, entertaining the idea of it. When we did The Avengers it was basically ‘No!’, and now there is some consideration for it. But there’s still nothing definitive, not even a skeletal version of what it would be. I look forward to going down that road, if we could crack that nut. I think the Banner/Hulk story line is obviously not a very easy nut to crack.”
Well, it’s good to know that a standalone Hulk movie is still on the cards… probably. If he’s as good as he was in Avengers then consider our seats booked right away