Mark Ruffalo to Appear as Hulk in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

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Mark Ruffalo is in final negotiations to appear as Bruce Banner, aka the Incredible Hulk, opposite Chris Hemsworth’s Thor in Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok,” sources have confirmed.

Taika Waititi was recently tapped to direct the film which will start production in 2016.

Tom Hiddleston and Jaimie Alexander will also be back to star as Loki and Lady Sif, respectively.

The script for “Thor: Ragnarok” was written by Christopher Yost and Craig Kyle. Yost was a co-writer on “Thor: The Dark World.”

Plot details remain vague, other than that the film will take place somewhere other than Earth and Asgard. This will mark the first time Ruffalo will appear as the Hulk in a film that isn’t an “Avengers” pic. It is currently unknown how the Hulk will play into the storyline of the upcoming Thor movie.

Edward Norton starred in the last standalone “Hulk” film, but was replaced by Ruffalo before the first “Avengers” film began production.

Kevin Feige is producing. “Thor: Ragnarok” hits theaters on Nov. 3, 2017.

Ruffalo can be seen next in Open Road’s “Spotlight” followed by the sequel “Now You See Me 2.” He is repped by UTA, Brillstein Entertainment and Keith A. Klevan Attorney at Law.

The news was first reported by JoBlo.

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  1. Marsene Plohl says:

    Am so happy to see Mark Ruffalo in a decent and important role. He has been overlooked for too long

  2. Michael says:

    So pumped about Hulk being in the new Thor movie ! Although I think Eric Bana did an awesome job playing Hulk, Mark Ruffalo totally owns the character now and is hands down the best fit for the part! I can’t wait to see what Marvel has in store in the future for the Avengers and all the character spin offs!!! The possibilities are endless and Marvel definitely blows these lame ass DC movies away !!! Would love to see a story emerge with Black Panther and a number of these Marvel legends!!! God bless you Stan Lee for creating the greatest comics of all time!!!! So pumped about Civil War, Guardians 2, and Infinity War !!!

  3. Bryce says:

    That would be really cool, please cast Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk in Thor: Ragnarok.And make sure the Hulk kicks Loki’s ass a few times.

    • Michael says:

      One of if not my favorite parts of all these Marvel movies was Hulk thrashing Lokey at the end of Avengers! Good call man!

  4. subesue says:

    i dont rember hulk in thor 2 but I’m looking forward to seeing him in thor 3.

  5. Yay, Hulk gets to be in Thor: Ragnarok! Thor and Hulk will team-up to defeat Surtur. Now I’m not sad anymore about Hulk being cut from Captain America: Civil War. I still hope Marvel and Universal will make another solo Hulk film.

  6. DSykes says:

    Hulk will be a great addition to the film, now if we can get some confirmation on a Brunhilde/Valkyrie being added to the story.

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