Marvel's new 'Hulk' movie should be based on Mark Waid's 'Indestructible' run
(CBR) The world needs another solo Hulk film. After the green behemoth stole the show in "The Avengers" by ripping jets apart and bashing Norse gods around, fans have been clamoring to get 120 minutes of solo Banner/Hulk action on the big screen. Who knew that with the casting of Mark Ruffalo in the role, Marvel Studios created a new, more relatable and nuanced Bruce Banner? But it happened, and now, it's time he was given a chance to shine.
In a recent interview, Ruffalo stated that Marvel is finally tossing around the idea of filming another gamma-fueled flick, though there's not much more than that. "When we did 'Avengers 1,' it was basically, 'no,'" the actor stated. "Now, I think there is some consideration for it, but still nothing definitive -- not even a skeletal version of what it would be." Well, we have a pretty definitive idea of what this story should be, and it's one that actually came in reaction to Ruffalo/Hulk's scene-stealing portrayal of the jade giant. To that end, we present the arguments for why Mark Waid's recent run on "Indestructible Hulk" is the perfect launching point for a new Hulk film.
Yes, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s had its reset button hit, but Coulson's building the agency up again. By the time Marvel would be ready to do another solo Hulk film, most likely in Phase Four, it's entirely possible that S.H.I.E.L.D. will be back in a big way and ready for Agent Hulk. Placing Hulk within S.H.I.E.L.D.'s parameters worked so well in "Avengers"; it gave the character a sense of structure and purpose -- not to mention the palpable tension of having a ticking gamma bomb traveling on a flying aircraft carrier. "Indestructible Hulk" would provide the perfect way to elevate the profile of some small screen S.H.I.E.L.D. agents. Banner needs a science team, and Agents Fitz and Simmons from "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." are perfect candidates to provide Banner the helping hands he needs -- as well as push a few of his buttons with their back-and-forth banter.
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