So much for all that “No, who wants to see another Hulk movie anyway?” talk.
With the characters resurgence in popularity, largely due to Mark Ruffalo and Joss Whedon’s combined efforts in, er, humanizing the green machine in “The Avengers”, all focus is again on getting the Incredible Hulk back on the big screen – in some fashion or form.
Firstly, remember the reports of a new “Hulk” TV series being developed by Guillermo del Toro and David Eick ?
That’s still happening – just not this year.
ABC President Paul Lee says it’s likely we will see Bruce Banner on the box next year.
“Hulk is in development”, Lee tells THR. “It wasn’t going to be ready this season but we hope it’s going to be ready for next season.”
“We’re immensely proud to be [in] company with The Avengers,” he said. “We’re going to continue to develop aggressively. We’re very happy to make shows not just for our own network but for other networks too. Where the shows are more appropriate to our brand they’ll go with us. Where they’re more appropriate to brands like Fox, NBC, CBS, we’re happy to do that too. We would like to see some Marvel projects move to television.”
Plans were also afoot at one stage for both AJA Jessica Jones and The Punisher, two other comic-book faves, to crossover to the small screen. Both projects, for the time being, have been shelved.
With “The Avengers” crossing the $1 billion mark worldwide it’s also very possible that we will see The Hulk back on the big screen too – and ideally with Mark Ruffalo wearing the purple, er, shirt again.
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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.