One of the most anticipated panels at ComicCon has made a big splash.
During the panel for “The Avengers,” Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige brought the cast of the movie on stage. That included Robert Downey, Jr, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Kevin Feige and Samuel L. Jackson. Feige also brought out the new Bruce Banner. As rumored, it’s Mark Ruffalo.
Ruffalo will take the place of Ed Norton in the role of Bruce Banner, aka the Hulk. Norton left the role earlier this month due to a “creative differences.” Ruffalo will be the third actor to play the Hulk on screen in a decade.
According to reports, the crowd was enthusiastic about the idea, something director Joss Whedon says he will feed off in directing the film.
“I’m nervous I’m going to blow it,” he said. “I need your love.”
“Did anybody see ‘Inception’?” Downey asked the roaring crowd, referring to Chris Nolan’s psychological thriller.
“I thought that was the most ambitious project I’d ever seen. Then I thought, ‘Wait a (expletive) minute.’ They’re going to combine the biggest heroes of the Marvel universe? That’s the most ambitious project I’ve ever seen.”
Production on the movie begins next year.