The following article incorporates minor spoilers for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law Episode 2, “Superhuman Law,” now streaming on Disney+.
Mark Ruffalo has revealed that he’ll hold enjoying the Hulk for so long as Marvel Studios will let him.
In an interview with Variety, the actor defined that he had no finish in sight for when he wished to cease enjoying the Green Goliath and was truly shocked Marvel hadn’t changed him but within the function. “I don’t know! I’m at all times shocked that I’m nonetheless right here,” Ruffalo mentioned. “I imply, me and Ed Norton joke that the Hulk is like our technology’s Hamlet — we’re all going to get a shot at it. I hold ready for the subsequent model of it. I imply, I’ll in all probability do it so long as they’ll have me, if persons are , and I can convey one thing that’s fascinating to me to it, and fascinating to the followers. But I do not know.”
Ruffalo first appeared as Dr. Bruce Banner/The Hulk in Marvel’s The Avengers (2012), changing Edward Norton, who performed the character in 2008’s The Incredible Hulk. He has since reprised the function 9 extra occasions within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with a post-credits scene cameo in Iron Man 3 (2013). He additionally appeared in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019), with cameos in Captain Marvel (2019) and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021). He voiced a number of variants of the character within the 2021 animated sequence What If…? and just lately made a few visitor appearances in She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, the most recent Marvel Disney+ sequence.
She-Hulk Sets Up A Future Hulk Storyline
In the second episode of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Bruce Banner was proven to be touring into outer area aboard a Sakaaran spaceship. Jessica Gao, who’s the top author on the Disney+ sequence, revealed that the scene was included to arrange a future, undecided Hulk storyline within the MCU. “Well, all I’ll say is, you realize, he spent lots of time off-planet as we noticed in Thor: Ragnarok,” Gao mentioned. “And, we solely bought to see a bit tiny little bit of what his life was like when he was on that planet [Sakaar]. I imply, God is aware of what Hulk bought as much as within the years he was there, so he is gotta return and deal with some off-world issues that occurred throughout that point.” Many followers have taken Gao’s feedback to imply that Marvel Studios is engaged on an adaptation of the “World War Hulk” storyline from the comics, which noticed the Green Goliath declare struggle on Earth.
Ruffalo has beforehand made it clear that he’s open to starring in a “World War Hulk” adaptation, telling a reporter in Aug. 2022, “Any time they [Marvel] wish to do it, I’m right here.” He has additionally defined that the scene from She-Hulk “may completely morph into something, no matter’s pertinent on the time,” which may embody the return of Berserker Hulk.