Actor Matthew McConaughey has said that he needed to play the Hulk, however Marvel was not . The actor additionally expressed his love for the 1970s Hulk tv collection, by which the character was popularly performed by Lou Ferrigno.
Speaking on the Happy Sad Confused podcast, McConaughey and host Josh Horowitz started speaking concerning the Hulk collection, and the Oscar-winning actor famous how he was in enjoying the character, and even spoke to Marvel about it. “They said, ‘No, thank you’.”
The Hulk is performed by Mark Ruffalo within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ruffalo took over from Edward Norton, who appeared as Bruce Banner / Hulk in 2008’s The Incredible Hulk, however didn’t return for extra movies following disagreements with Marvel.
After the discharge of the movie, it was extensively reported that Edward Norton was tough to work with on set, and that he insisted on rewriting the script himself. This piece of knowledge was corroborated just lately by Norton himself, when in the course of the roast of Bruce Willis he said, “I attempted to be such as you. I did a giant motion film referred to as The Incredible Hulk. You know what went unsuitable? I needed a greater script. ” According to Deadline, one Marvel insider described Norton as a “wolf within the hen home.”
Involving not clear when precisely McConaughey approached Marvel. Eric Bana performed the character in Ang Lee’s 2003 movie, impartial of the MCU.
Although Ruffalo has appeared in a number of MCU movies because the Hulk, he has said that the possibilities of a solo Hulk film are bleak.
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