Iâ€™d heard a while ago that Edward Norton had already let Marvel know that he wasnâ€™t going to be returning for any â€œHulkâ€ sequel â€“ let alone an â€œAvengersâ€ movie.
And itâ€™s not necessarily because he didnâ€™t enjoy the finished product (which he didnâ€™t) because ya see, Norton let the studio know up-front that he wasnâ€™t going to be their man if they wanted a franchise. It was a one-off deal playing the green giant as far as the notoriously-picky actor is concerned. And at the time, Marvel was quite happy to scrub the sequel option from his contract â€“ probably just glad to have him at all. Fair enough.
I strongly doubt Marvel will sequelize â€œThe Incredible Hulkâ€ anyway â€“ it didnâ€™t make enough to warrant one, surprisingly enough; I actually thought it was good â€“ but theyâ€™re definitely thinking of using The Hulk in the â€œAvengersâ€ movie. What will they do if Norton doesnâ€™t agree to come back? Bring back Bana?
A seemingly apathetic Norton told MTV News today that he knows of â€œThe Avengersâ€ plan but heâ€™s heard zip and says Marvel are about as unclear of their own plans as an amnesiac spy would be.
â€œThe minds of Marvel are sometimes opaque,â€ Norton told the site. â€œI wonâ€™t say [they’re] obtuse, but I donâ€™t have any idea what they want to do.
â€œTheyâ€™ve got this notion of collecting the Marvel characters,â€ said Norton, who appeared a bit skeptical of Marvelâ€™s ambitious plans for the project. â€œWho knows where theyâ€™ll go?â€
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- Carell’s North Korea movie cancelled - December 18, 2014
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- Dumb guys want Carrey for Deep Cover - December 18, 2014
- North Korea responsible for Sony attack - December 18, 2014
- Sony not releasing The Interview now - December 18, 2014
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- Cinemas dropping The Interview after threats - December 17, 2014
- The Water Diviner - December 17, 2014
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.