Mark Ruffalo dismisses Planet Hulk movie idea

News Simon Brew 1 Jul 2014 - 07:02

There may yet be another standalone Hulk movie - but don't expect it to use Planet Hulk as inspiration...

He's currently reprising the role of Bruce Banner/Hulk in Joss Whedon's now-shooting Avengers: Age Of Ultron, but Mark Ruffalo has ruled out one potential future direction for the character on the big screen.

Ruffalo had admitted a couple of weeks back that there seemed to be conversations once again over a possible standalone Hulk movie from Marvel. This led in some quarters to speculation that a Planet Hulk approach may be the way forward. That said, it beggars belief that websites would think should a thing. Not least because it seemed to have been debunked some time ago.

After all, Joss Whedon has already downplayed the idea of a Planet Hulk movie, but Ruffalo, chatting to MTV, has now done the same. "Planet Hulk? I don't think that's the way to go yet", he said. "I think you need Banner. The whole thing is just him as Hulk, on a planet, fighting other gladiators", argued Ruffalo.

He's got a point, but then the idea of Hulk on a planet fighting other gladiators is pretty much the reason some quite fancied the idea of a Planet Hulk film in the first place. Even more so if this man was involved...

We'll get our own coat, it's okay.

You can read the full piece with MTV here.

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