Why Was Eric Bana Replaced As Hulk?

Why was Edward Norton replaced as Hulk?

Norton was expected to reprise the role as the Hulk in The Avengers, but right before filming for the crossover movie began in 2010, Marvel released a statement that they wouldn’t be bringing back Norton because they’re looking for “an actor who embodies the creativity and collaborative spirit of our other talented 12 Feb 2019

Why did the Hulk character change?

We have made the decision to not bring Ed Norton back to portray the title role of Bruce Banner in the Avengers. Our decision is definitely not one based on monetary factors, but instead rooted in the need for an actor who embodies the creativity and collaborative spirit of our other talented cast members.16 Mar 2018

When did Eric Bana play the Hulk?

By the time Joss Whedon’s superhero team-up film hit theaters, its Hulk (actor Mark Ruffalo) was the third onscreen iteration of the character that fans had seen in the 21st century, after actors Eric Bana and Edward Norton played the character in 2003 and 2008, respectively.27 Aug 2013

Is Eric Bana Hulk part of MCU?

Eric Bana played both roles in Ang Lee’s 2003 movie Hulk; then Edward Norton introduced Bruce Banner to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Louis Leterrier’s 2008 movie The Incredible Hulk; with Mark Ruffalo taking over in the MCU starting with The Avengers, but never getting his own standalone Hulk films.3 Nov 2019