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Ruffalo confirms talks for She-Hulk series and future plans for Hulk in the MCU

April 15th, 2020 by Marc Comments

We’ve heard rumours for a while now that Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk/Bruce Banner might be set for Disney+’s She-Hulk series and now the star himself is confirming there has been talk.

While promoting his new HBO series I Know This Much Is True, Ruffalo says that, while Hulk’s future is still up in there air, “there’s nothing completely at a place where it’s a done deal.”

Despite being a recurring character in the MCU, Ruffalo’s Hulk has been pretty much a background character – largely because Universal owns the character’s rights and Marvel can only use him in other people’s movies and not one of his own.

“There’s some talk of having Banner/Hulk show up in [the Disney Plus series] She–Hulk. If we come up with something good, that would be really interesting. Right now that’s about it. That’s all there is on the table,” the actor continues.

At the minute, there’s not been a lot announced about this series, except that we do know it’s happening.

Getting back to the idea that Hulk hasn’t really been developed in the MCU, Ruffalo hints that there is talk of righting that wrong: “There’s an idea that I think could be really interesting. We’ve never really followed him into his life. He’s always kind of off on the side. He’s like the Rosencrantz and Guildenstern [Hamlet’s friend sin Shakespeare’s timless tale] of the Avengers. It’d be interesting to fill in all the blanks about what happened to him in between all these movies.”

Whatever happens, I’d say it’s a sage bet that there’s more Hulk/Banner coming in the MCU – it’s just a pity he won’t get his own movie.

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….