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Bruce Banner's got the horse juice! It's time to take away his gold medal!

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Universal put out their 08 preview and Harry nabbed the DEATHRACE remake still and I have a photo of Ed Norton holding up the comic book equivalent of steroids. Yep, I think of the two movies this one stands the better chance of not making me wish I was drinking cooled vomit for 2 hours instead of sitting in the theater and being eyeball raped. Ed Norton is a great choice for Banner and I love the look so far. What do you folks think?


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  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:33 p.m. CST

    1st

    by stephen brown

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:36 p.m. CST

    I think....

    by Obscura

    ...I liked the Ang Lee movie enough that this one is gonna feel a little like cheating on my girlfriend..... very wrong, but addictive....not that i ever have or will!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:36 p.m. CST

    oh

    by stephen brown

    and hulk sucked so of course sequal was expected. they should have got rhino from the WWE or Goldberg or someone cheap as Hulk 2 will suck eggs oh and lame little approval seeking wiener fuks who winge about comic book adaptions remember - films are to entertain

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:36 p.m. CST

    bana's a good actor but...

    by newc0253

    norton is the man.<p> hulk smash.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:37 p.m. CST

    It'll look great

    by Human Worm Baby

    A guy holding up a vial. THAT a fine movie makes. When we are getting real insider scoop of this?

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:37 p.m. CST

    ROTH

    by hoserboy

    WILL RULE ALL.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:38 p.m. CST

    FIGHT CLUB II

    by wilsonfisk89

    spoiler alert! HE IMAGINED THAT HE WAS A BIG GREEN MONSTER!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:38 p.m. CST

    Norton and Downey Jr.

    by The Winged Doucheman

    have the same wardrobe person. Look at the IM ad on the right. Must have been a sale on wife beaters at Ross.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:39 p.m. CST

    So Norton is tired of having a career?

    by brobdingnag

    Stupid, stupid move on his part.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:39 p.m. CST

    You wouldn't like me when I'm angry...

    by GregoryHarbin

    ...I look like Brad Pitt and I blow up buildings.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:45 p.m. CST

    Down with Norton Up with Bana!

    by dr sauch

    I don't get why no one here liked the Ang Lee one. It was seriously the only time I've every felt the Hulk had any credibility as a story, and Bana is fucking perfect. This will prob be more fun, easier on the brain, and more lucrative, but it will NOT be as good as the Ang Lee one

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:46 p.m. CST

    Norton doesn't get enough work...

    by DanielKurland

    Him and Tim Roth, are criminally under used and pretty decent actors. I know as of late, the two have seen a mild resurgence in their careers, but as far as ability is concerned, they should both have much larger resumes.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:47 p.m. CST

    Is it chocolate covered horse juice?

    by I Dunno

    I can see Norton being kick ass in this. Just so there are some Fight Club-type conversations between Bruce and Hulk.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:47 p.m. CST

    lame little approval seeking wiener fuks

    by stephen brown

    loves it

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:47 p.m. CST

    This COULD rock.

    by King_Knut

    But then, it could also be an unadulterated dookiefest.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:47 p.m. CST

    I Dunno, but the bigger ? is, IS IT AWESOME!?

    by Pennsy

    Well?

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:49 p.m. CST

    Tired Formulas

    by Fish Tank

    First off, I actually liked the first one. It dealt with emotional/psychological issues, and was "deeper" than most comic-based flicks.<br><br> The desert scene was fantastic, and the mutated dogs were actually not asstastic like I thought they would be. <br><br>That being said, it felt waaay too long - the fault of poor pacing, and it badly needed some editing/chopping. The Nolte turning into a mushroom bit was super-gay (as well as the preceding bits). The movie should have been about Super-Absorbing Man, and that's it. Which brings me to my next point/question...<br><br><br>Why do we always have to have characters fighting similarly "equipped" nemesi? Your hero huge? Have him fight huge guy. Your hero have metal claws? Have him fight metal finger girl. I know it's the classic comic book formula, but let's try and mix it up. That's my initial problem with this [version of] flick (so far).

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:49 p.m. CST

    I am Jack's complete lack of interest

    by Heckles

    When it's a picture that could be from any of Norton's films, it seems kind of... let's call it lame.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:51 p.m. CST

    too soon

    by ijustwatchedcannibalholocaust

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:54 p.m. CST

    hopefully...

    by ijustwatchedcannibalholocaust

    marvel get's their balls back with this one.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:56 p.m. CST

    That vial contains...

    by The Winged Doucheman

    box office poison.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:56 p.m. CST

    If they showed a fully rendered Hulk smashing shit

    by I Dunno

    would you negative fucks be happy? Christ. If this site *didn't* post this pic, there's be a dozen dicks emailing Harry that every other site posted it and he didn't. <p>If you're underwhelmed by the pic, move on. You don't have to comment on every story.</p>

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 6:57 p.m. CST

    I am Jack's love juice, squirting with joy

    by Dr. Egon Spengler

    Norton is going to be a badass Banner. BOOO WAAA

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7 p.m. CST

    they should have...

    by seekshelter

    made him his skinhead character from American History X and then let him Hulk out

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:01 p.m. CST

    World War Norton

    by messi

    Fuck you

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:03 p.m. CST

    Right Direction

    by darkkelt

    Ang Lee's hulk wasn't deep or intellectual it just thought it was. it was actually a train wreck. Ang as good a director as he is didn't get it. you can't have a character that starts out with no believable conflict. the tv show got it right. hopefully this redo will be a long the same lines. banner is not a hunk , never has been , again you have to adapt characters its just not interesting to slap them up on screen and watch them like a cartoon. comics can do things in broad strokes. movies shouldnt.there was plenty of material to draw from , frankenstein , dr jekyl and mr hyde. for some reason ang thought he was doing a greek tragedy

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:05 p.m. CST

    Looks like he's taking a pregancy test...

    by br1947

    <p>"pink or blue.. pink or blue..."</p><p>I hope this is better, please let it be better... so we can have an awesome Ultimates movie with Downey as Iron Man</p>

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:07 p.m. CST

    wtf??? how does this lead to a big Gamma BOOOOM!

    by LargoJr

    No steroids, no 'super serum', no magic liquid bullshit. Nuke that fucker HARD and give us the Hulk we WANT GODAMNIT!!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:09 p.m. CST

    The first rule of Hulk...

    by Horned One

    ...is you no talk about Hulk!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:13 p.m. CST

    Norton as Banner

    by v1

    I have always appreciated Norton's work, and I'm really looking forward to seeing him as Banner. <p> Besides, anything would be better that the last HULK. It flat out sucked. I'm just saying...

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:19 p.m. CST

    At least they won't literally put comic panels

    by I Dunno

    up on the screen in this one. Christ that was obnoxious. And no bunny-rabbit Hulk.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:25 p.m. CST

    At least MSNBC's honest with a headline: "Sorry, guys;

    by Pennsy

    Jessica Alba's engaged." http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22411536/. Would've been nice if she reversed that order; engaged, married, then preggers. :)

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:32 p.m. CST

    Oh My God!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by IAmMrMonkey!

    I just realised the twist in the story. These pictures are taken AFTER he transforms. That's right - Norton IS The Hulk. And Bruce Banner is probably being played by someone like McLovin. This is far out!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:42 p.m. CST

    Ultimates movie

    by Lanceloco

    Man, the budget for the ultimates movie is going to have to be HUGE just to pay the actor's salaries, let alone the cgi effects etc..

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:43 p.m. CST

    I dunno, man

    by Zappary

    This whole recasting business after the first Hulk movie still wierds me out. Did Bana-Banner get hit by a truck and need massive facial reconstructive surgery or something?

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:43 p.m. CST

    stephen brown

    by Shermdawg

    Rhyno is a TNA superstar...and he looks nothing like the Hulk. Brock Lesnar on the other hand...

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:49 p.m. CST

    Izzat Liv Tyler at the bottom?

    by VanGoghX

    Here's a hi-res version of this picture: http://www.superherohype.com/imageGallery/Hulk/The_Incredible_Hulk/The_Movie/Movie_Stills/large/hr_Movie_Stills_1.jpg followed by a hi-res version of the 2nd pic. of Banner strapped into the gamma rays generating machine: http://www.superherohype.com/imageGallery/Hulk/The_Incredible_Hulk/The_Movie/Movie_Stills/large/hr_Movie_Stills_2.jpg Sorry for the long URL's. Remember to remove any added spaces in the URL.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:50 p.m. CST

    ..to people with no taste

    by quantize

    get fucking real, it was a well intentioned idea to put a director not familiar with the genre in to add something interesting. It was a nice idea that failed horribly.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:52 p.m. CST

    Ang Lee's Hulk was pretentious nonsense.

    by Dokkalvar

    You don't want to make him Ang'lee. Ah-HAHAHA!.. ah-ha..ha.. <P> Also: "Give us the hulk we want!!" Oh you mean the green one with stretchy pants? Cause they did, and he looked exactly like what you'd expect him to look like --stupid.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:56 p.m. CST

    Here's another still of EN as Banner...

    by viola123

    Thanks for the still, Quint. I just saw it myself and came here to see the reaction. I agree; I think Edward Norton looks really good as Banner. Though I'm one of the few I think that enjoyed the first "Hulk." What? ... But, have you also seen this: http://tinyurl.com/23y7mq ... it was posted along with the close-up, and I don't know what's going on but it looks like science!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 7:58 p.m. CST

    Is this a sequel or a remake?

    by Rufferto

    Hmmmmmmmmm.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:04 p.m. CST

    ang lees hulk was "deep"

    by dr.bulber

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:06 p.m. CST

    How is Ang Lee's Hulk pretentious?

    by Uncle Bobo

    Because it goes over your dense skull? So do you say then that every film Ang Lee makes i.e. CTHD or Mt. Brokeback is equally pretentious? Or maybe he just made another (somewhat) complex Ang Lee film, immature fanboys be damned? (Which admittedly was not a good financial move, as intellectualism and potential billion dollar movie franchises simply do not mix) I try to be above such pettiness, but it bothers me when people call something pretentious just because they don't get it...

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:09 p.m. CST

    as long as its not a brokeback hulk

    by Mr_X

    I'm all for ed. He's a top notch actor, and no doubt be farked off with the hoards of comic book geeks that will now follow him in purple pants

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:12 p.m. CST

    oh, sorry, VanGoghX...

    by viola123

    I just posted that second photo. I didn't know you had posted. Disregard mine, folks. re: Ang Lee's "Hulk." I'm very glad to see others enjoyed it. When I first saw it, having not read anything, I was really happy with the interpretation. And the ending made me hopeful we'd see the next stage in Bruce Banner's evolution, but I guess that won't be happening. I still find it so strange that they would do this, so fast upon the heels of the last. But, looks like. Edward Norton does rock. As does Tim Roth!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:13 p.m. CST

    You are absolutely right Xiphos

    by LordMaker

    World War Hulk is good. But there's also the grey hulk Mr. Fixit stuff, the crossroads stuff, the leader stuff, The hulk story has more layers than most superhero epics. By the way have you guys seen this other image from the film? http://www.superherohype.com/imageGallery/Hulk/The_Incredible_Hulk/The_Movie/Movie_Stills/Movie_Stills_2.jpg Looks like they were really serious when they said that they were influenced by the TV Show.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:15 p.m. CST

    I guess no one knows

    by Rufferto

    I only asked because from what I remember that slimy hack Avi Arad said it was going to be because the first one didn't make enough money.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:20 p.m. CST

    oh get over yourself, Uncle Bobo

    by I Dunno

    nothing in Ang Lee's Hulk went over anyone's head. Like a lot of Lee's movies, the melodramatic performances screamed "FEEL SOMETHING!" to the audience, although with a mediocre CGI HULK, came off as kind of silly.<p>All the attempts at heavy drama, juxtaposed with the wildly hopping Hulk, the electric Nick Nolte and the FUCKING COMIC PANELS and thought bubbles literally drawn on the screen, anyone who could claim any of that could go over anyone's head is a moron.</p?

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:28 p.m. CST

    just rewatched Hulk

    by Shakes

    coincidentally I hadn't watched Hulk in awhile and took the chance to do it a few days ago. I think it's a good movie but it's unnecessarily complicated. Take out the Nick Nolte character and the movie flows a lot more smoothly. Irregardless, I was wondering when this movie's going to get more press. We've already had two Dark Knight Trailers, an Iron Man trailer, as well as something from every major film coming out in summer of '08. This on the other hand seems to have a huge shadow over it. That or they're still filming it which would mean a rushed post-production reminiscent of X3.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:33 p.m. CST

    IESB.net has another picture

    by ChiTownsBest

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:33 p.m. CST

    is that a bong on the table?

    by Bulldoggie

    talk about green hits . . . BTW-I've got my fingers crossed for this here piece.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:35 p.m. CST

    The other picture......

    by ChiTownsBest

    Looks like something taken straight from the Bill Bixby TV show. That's a good sign to me.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:42 p.m. CST

    chitownbest

    by LordMaker

    That is a very good sign. Dare we say that it was better than the comic at times. In fact the comic book was enfluenced by it at the time, turning Banner into a homeless drifter.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:42 p.m. CST

    it's not a sequel

    by skipbrilliantine

    there should be no confusion

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 8:44 p.m. CST

    Uncle Bobo

    by Dokkalvar

    Oh I got it, I just didn't think it was an incredibly smart film but it's pacing and tone sure tried hard to convince you other-wise.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 9:03 p.m. CST

    I am the Hulk's sense of vengeance

    by chrth

    Nick Fury, you're the best single serving superhero I've met.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 9:17 p.m. CST

    IT'S JUST ED NORTON HOLDING A LITTLE BOTTLE!!!

    by ludmir88

    FIGHT CLUB ULTIMATE MAYHEM!!!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 9:18 p.m. CST

    It's all about the script

    by BetaRayBill07

    Lets face it- Bana wasn't bad and I'm sure Norton will be good, but come on if the story and the action aren't there who gives a fuck?

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 9:44 p.m. CST

    I am The Hulks skinny white bitch

    by BillyPilgrim

    Not me, Ed Norton...just so were clear on this....

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 9:45 p.m. CST

    shermdog

    by stephen brown

    brock would be great. I havent seen wrestling for a few years so remember rhino from WWE. I think Goldberg

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 9:47 p.m. CST

    FUCK THIS

    by BurgerTime

    Let's see some creature pics. Like yesterday.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 9:57 p.m. CST

    I support the Ang Lee on this one!

    by Pipple

    And his deep psychological comic book film for the kids!

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 9:58 p.m. CST

    OMG HE'S...in a t-shirt holding a vile

    by kafka07

    wtf is this supposed to indicate?? That he likes wife-beaters?

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:12 p.m. CST

    another....NOT a HULK PHOTO.

    by future help

    not cool. not cool man.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:14 p.m. CST

    Ang Lee's HULK is great IF you edit out:

    by future help

    Nicks parts. (other poster is right about that) but still keep the dogs. also, just end the movie with a cut from San Fran to Brasil.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:21 p.m. CST

    This movie needs TOTAL FUCKING DESTRUCTION!

    by IAmMrMonkey!

    Oh, it's a Hulk movie so it probably will do. Okay everyone, move along to the next post.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:21 p.m. CST

    Is he wearing TWO wife-beaters?

    by Massachusetts Brown

    Not ONE, but TWO? He is quite the man. What, did he borrow them from Tony Stark's closet? This reminds me of the Iron Man promo shot with Downey in the wife beater with the repulsor on his arm.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:23 p.m. CST

    Just saw AvP-R

    by Massachusetts Brown

    ...and walking out of the theatre I saw on wall with five movie posters, three of the "coming soons" were for Rambo, Batman, and Indiana Jones. I was reminded, "there may be hope in 2008 after all."

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:23 p.m. CST

    Those multi-panels in Ang's Hulk weren't comic book panels but..

    by Uncle Bobo

    actually represented alternate points of view, different ways of seeing things. Alternate realities, kind of what the Hulk is. If anyone can stand to go back and watch any of the multi-panel scenes, you'll see it's not telling the story sequentially like a comic book, one action after another, and it's not a cell phone conversation a la "24". Those multiple panels are showing multiple angles of the same thing, the same action, or subject. For instance, in one multi-panel scene with Glenn Talbot, we see him exiting a room from like three different angles. This is just a cinematical representation of Ang Lee's theme of alternate realities, like the Hulk, or Bruce Banner's other life. And it's an example of how the film went over everybody's heads who simply decried it as Ang Lee's lame attempt to actually make the film look like a comic book. Do you honestly think Ang Lee is that stupid?

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:38 p.m. CST

    I Dunno... well, I dunno

    by Heckles

    Why the anger there champ? If there weren't people who commented on every single little factoid here, well, what would people have to complain about if there was no one complaining about anything? Whew, my thought box hurts. You crazy with your bad self. I will change my statement: the picture is as pointless as it is pointful.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:45 p.m. CST

    Doesn't Bruce know...

    by Massachusetts Brown

    ...that watch is going to break when he changes? AARRGHH! Hulk smash another WATCH!! NOT AGAIN!!!<p> And does this mean the new Hulk will sport a goatee? Hmmm. Very metrosexuhulk.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:45 p.m. CST

    Hulk by Leterrier, Nortonton? should be Incredible

    by pipergates

    i have faith it will forever wipe away the images of that Hulk-poodle mess.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:54 p.m. CST

    I think its a sports bra and a tank

    by aboriginal

    what the f'uck?? Is Bruce on hormone therapy to quell his rage???

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 10:57 p.m. CST

    Gee, I don't know, Quint...

    by The Moseph

    I think I'd prefer to watch a crappy movie, myself.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 11:02 p.m. CST

    I am Hulk's Medulla Oblongata

    by canvasseamonkey

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 11:07 p.m. CST

    I am with those

    by Juggernaut125

    who LIKED the Ang Lee Hulk. I enjoyed myself in the theater. I liked the story, and loved Lee's portrayal of the Hulk. There was rage, and the fact that the more angry he became the bigger and stronger it made him. This 're-introduction' annoys me the same way that the Superman sequel annoys me. UNNECESSARY.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 11:08 p.m. CST

    This would have been cool, if the Abomination was Russian

    by SpyGuy

    Apparently, though, Tim Roth isn't talented enough to do a Russian accent on his own so he asked the studio to pay for a dialect coach. Big surprise, they refused so now Emil Blonsky is probably just some bloke from down the pub...

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 11:30 p.m. CST

    Bruce Banner was mentioned prominently in the Mitchell Report!

    by MrMysteryGuest

    The ultimate steroid freak! :)

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 11:35 p.m. CST

    "Irregardless" isn't a word.

    by veebeeyes

    And if it is a word, it's a fucking stupid word, so don't say it. Just say (or type, in this case) "regardless".

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 11:41 p.m. CST

    I loved Ang Lee's Hulk

    by topaz4206

    I was a little confused when it first came out because it was so different from the rest of the comic-movie crowd, but in retrospect it's pretty great and I now own it in High-Def.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 11:53 p.m. CST

    Lee Hulk

    by Staldo

    I thought Lee's Hulk was pretty decent myself, except for the wierd freudian "Daddy hates me and killed my mommmy" BS. The stuff about Banner's father didn't come into the comic until really recently, like the last 10 years. Imagine if they had saddled the first X-men movie with the Age of Apocalypse storyline . That's advanced shit. Don't expect first-time audiences and casual superhero fans to buy into that. Hulk to most people is a good-natured seventies drifter type guy who periodically turned into Lou Ferrigno. For that matter, did anybody else see First Blood and notice the similarities between Rambo and 70's TV hulk?(drifter, accompanied by somber music, turns into a killing machine when threatened?) Veebeeyes: Irregardless is a stupid word. I would like to add to that the word "addicting" when used in place of "addictive". That's raw stupid.

  • Dec. 27, 2007, 11:57 p.m. CST

    Veebeeyes, You Beat Me To It...

    by Read and Shut Up

    "Irregardless" isn't a word - it's a non-word, used by 'tards trying to sound smart (for a better explanation, see "at this point in time").

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:05 a.m. CST

    "Irregardless" sounds better...

    by Uncle Bobo

    ...and it rolls off the tongue smoother. Count me in the "irregardless" camp.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:22 a.m. CST

    I hope this Hulk isn't used as some social metaphor for steroids

    by Uncle Bobo

    ...cuz that would be very lame. I could see that happening though, especially with this picture. Such a metaphor should and must be saved for the Captain America movie.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:33 a.m. CST

    Norton rules. Can't imagine him fucking it up.

    by Rufus

    He looks awesome. Lot more natural and lot less fabricated-looking than Eric Bana ever did. Face it, Bana just looked like some gap model. Norton looks like a unique type of dude.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 1:36 a.m. CST

    Liked Bana but

    by SlickyVonBoner

    Norton seems like an even better choice. The Hulk, to me is the greatest comic book hero/antihero. please let this movie bo good. Lee's Hulk was silly and took itself too seriously. Hulk dogs and absorbing man for villans? Come on!! The Abomination should be cool, but the Leader or Modok would make a better villan. Brains vs Brawn.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 2:14 a.m. CST

    Ang Lee's Hulk

    by vadakinX

    Say what you want about that movie...but that whole sequence from the desert base to San Fran was awesome, Hulk action and still holds up as one of the best comic book movie action scenes around.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 3:11 a.m. CST

    OMG, I LOVE Norton.

    by AnnoyYou

    He is one hot mofo in this photo. I will definitely be there on opening day.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 5:25 a.m. CST

    Another image on Superhero Hype

    by dastickboy

    A much better image evoking the original TV series

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 6:30 a.m. CST

    Secret Soldier Serum

    by Virtual Satyr

    Nice.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 6:37 a.m. CST

    Was hoping for a more nerdy Banner...

    by badboymason

    ...he just looks like Ed Norton and will probably just play it that way. Hoped he would take a risk and play it "nerdy" with glasses, lank hair and very shy/socially awkward mannerisms... looks too cool/confident to be Banner (same as in Lee's version)

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 6:42 a.m. CST

    hate all you want

    by palewook

    looking forward to this, the casting is smart and could deliver something huge. if this fails, it'll be from the script or direction.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 7:02 a.m. CST

    Juicing juicers who juice!

    by Yeti

    Juicey!

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 7:18 a.m. CST

    I love the Ultimates influence.

    by 3 Bag Enema

    Ultimates was a brilliant re-invention of some heros who needed it, from the helmet-mask of Captain America(with a gun, finally) to the Freddie Prinze Jr. hating Hulk. Looks like this movie was influenced by it, and Ed Norton's involvement means if it sucks I'll be shocked.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 7:28 a.m. CST

    I was thinking about the hand burning scene in fc today

    by ironic_name

    kismet.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 7:38 a.m. CST

    Is that hugh jackman's shirt from x-men?

    by Diagnostic

    In the other picture they released, at least they did not hang x-rays upside down. Like they did in FF2.<br> Proof this will be a thinking man's comic book movie.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 7:41 a.m. CST

    don't make hulk, ang lee.. you wouldn't like it, if its by ang l

    by ironic_name

    but really, ang's version was great, I've just been wanting to say that "anglee" thing for a few years now.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 7:42 a.m. CST

    ee.

    by ironic_name

    damn cutoff!

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 7:52 a.m. CST

    I still cant believe...

    by grendel69

    That Norton is even doing this film.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 7:53 a.m. CST

    Looks like Norton's wearing two wifebeaters

    by gosassin

    must be cold in there.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 7:59 a.m. CST

    Banner: "4 to 6 extra inches with this little thing?"

    by JDanielP

    (heh,heh) But seriously, if this flick looks really cool, then I'm most certainly a ticket holder.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 8:34 a.m. CST

    new Hulk Pic here!

    by ilander66

    why did they not post these ones instead much better! http://www.darkhorizons.com/2008/hulk/gallery.php

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 9:20 a.m. CST

    emo hulk

    by ilander66

    'dont make me moody you would not like me when I am moody' as lok as he does not dance like emo peter parker.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 9:28 a.m. CST

    Crispin Glover or Steve Buscemi would have owned this part.

    by Uncle Stan

    Bruce Banner is a milksop. He's not supposed to look all John Wayne. It's the one thing they got right on the television show. No one ever hesitated to kick Bill Bixby's ass because they knew they could. On the other hand one of the many, many reasons Michael Keaton didn't work as The Batman (besides an absence of acting skills) was that most guys could probably kick his midget ass. Batman shouldn't look like you could kick his ass. Bruce Banner should have to worry about chicks kicking his ass.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 9:37 a.m. CST

    The new CGI Hulk still looks fakey.

    by rev_skarekroe

    When will effects people figure out how to make living things that actually look like living things? It's been 15 years they've been working on this and all they've managed to achieve is "grimier".

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 11:01 a.m. CST

    The Look?

    by Rupee88

    it looks like Edward Norton in a wifebeater shirt..not sure how that says much about the film or anything else.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 11:04 a.m. CST

    "Ang Lee's Hulk is a masterpiece." - Node32774

    by brobdingnag

    haha, yes hulk-poodles were the bomb and an hour into the movie was way too soon to see the title character.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 11:40 a.m. CST

    I still say

    by Purgatori

    as much as I love Norton, Stephen Colbert would have made a perfect Banner. You need geek and mild mannered glasses wearing guys...not rock hard abs already with a chisled chest and arms whilst filling out a wifebeater and making me hot... Wait..that's too much info.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 11:43 a.m. CST

    I only like Ed Norton because

    by ArcadianDS

    he's a local boy from Baltimore, which means he loves him some steamed crabs.<p> and anybody who loves him some steamed crabs is four stars in my book. If he wears his Orioles cap in this one, I might squeal in the theater.<p> hey look, thats a tie-in reference to the steroids comment. IM SO WITTY

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:16 p.m. CST

    What is this movie about, anyway?

    by kevred

    I'm all for a great Hulk movie, but are we really going to have to sit through the goddamned origin story yet again?<p>I ask in seriousness--can someone tell me what is different about this movie, and how it will avoid being another ponderous angst-fest?<p>I hope it does. I'm just short on details.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:22 p.m. CST

    Oh, it's the Abomination

    by kevred

    Just saw the little synopsis text on Superherohype. It still sounds like it'll waste too much time, but if the story really is action-packed and tied to the dilemma of Banner, that could be alright. And fighting with the Abomination could be great if done at a ridiculously epic scale.<p>Geek topic: has Marvel changed things around over the years, or is the Abomination actually the strongest character in existence? I recall the Hulk holding that title due to the seemingly unlimited peak of his strength when tied to anger, but isn't the Abomination supposed to be a bit stronger?<p>And who ever figured *this* would be the movie to co-star Norton and Tim Roth?

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:29 p.m. CST

    Kevred

    by Purgatori

    If you've read World War Hulk, the last issue is amazing. With Hulk and Sentry nearly killing each other. Sentry was actually one of the strongest guys around for awhile. They nearly destroy the planet. It's freaking sweet and I doubt we'll ever see it in movie form cause it would cost a shit load of cash to make. But anyway...Roth is a god. This SHOULD be good.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:30 p.m. CST

    don't make him

    by TodayzSpecial

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:31 p.m. CST

    don't make him Anglee ...

    by TodayzSpecial

    you wouldn't like him when he's Anglee.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:36 p.m. CST

    abomination's look

    by Staldo

    abomination has always looked like a roid rage version of the Creature from the black lagoon. I hope they update the look, make him seem more...you know, abominable.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 12:52 p.m. CST

    Thanks for the tip, Purgatori

    by kevred

    I've been away from first-run comics for many years now; I mostly buy the Marvel Essentials collections these days, if that gives you some idea! But I'm glad to have a lead on some good recent stuff--it's hard to know where to start--so thanks.<p>Good call on Colbert--he's a dead ringer for Steve Ditko's Bruce Banner!

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 1:32 p.m. CST

    Why does this photo/pose remind me

    by skimn

    of the early pic of Robert Downey Jr., to ease the fears of those who thought he was miscast as Iron Man?

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 1:54 p.m. CST

    No Prob Kevred

    by Purgatori

    Planet Hulk and World War Hulk are awesome. Get the hardback collection of Planet, it's beautiful stuff. skimn that's very true. I wonder if that's the test now, if you can look good in a wifebeater you can play the next big superhero. Hmmm...wonder if they did that for Chiklis as The Thing. (shudder) In other news, why hasn't AICN said anything about the new Heroes hardcover novel that just came out? I'm surprised since it's something to do as we have no more Season 2? Looks interesting. Tells us what happened with Hero and Charlie that we didn't get to see.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 4:35 p.m. CST

    The Other Pic

    by robotdevil

    Superherohype (or maybe Dark Horizons) put up a 2nd Hulk pic that looks that beginning of the tv show. I'm very happy they're going in that direction.

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 5:20 p.m. CST

    Hey, if Norton wears a wife beater...

    by Freefinger

    ... then this one will actually look like a good movie! And if the Hulkl looks anything like the poster they did, then they will finally get it right. It looks more like the Dale K comic era before he went on to create PITT, and that era was a great look for the Hulk.. !!

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 5:52 p.m. CST

    FIGHT CLUB 2: I AM FURIOUS YELLOW

    by uss cygnus

    "The Hulk's Not Here, Betty."

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 6:07 p.m. CST

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by Kid Z

    IT'S ED NORTON!!!!!! HOLDING A TEST TUBE!!!!!! WEARING A WIFE BEATER!!!!!! WOW!!!!!! Remember when AICN had actual spoilers?

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 10:05 p.m. CST

    No Abomination...

    by Boober

    = green "da ghay" men in tights. No more pretentious green-zit popping lake endings please. Seriously, if the Abomination isn't the Hulk's worst nightmare in this movie, and if some major city doesn't get razed, it truly will be "teh sux".

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 10:08 p.m. CST

    Dudes, he's got Visine...for his redeyes

    by WIBoomer1

    Don't make me talk about Fight Club, Fight Club makes me angry

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 10:36 p.m. CST

    meh

    by couP

    lame

  • Dec. 28, 2007, 11:51 p.m. CST

    Seems that all the cool cats hate And Lee's Version

    by Mundungus

    I guess I'm a moron or something. I was pretty impressed with big chunks of the film. I would take it over spideypants 1,2,3,etc. Not a perfect film by any stretch, but there aren't many comic hero adaptions that I would deem beautiful. There are parts of the Hulk that were so visually masterful that I think a guy who could just blow it off is one jaded, hard to please MFer who has lost the love of film. But it is cool to shit all over the film, I've just read too many confirmations of this to believe otherwise. Most of them just so damn witty too.

  • Dec. 29, 2007, 12:40 a.m. CST

    For the love of dear God...

    by Trancer

    PLEASE let the origin be a nuclear weapon mishap. Don't "reinvent" it for no reason.

  • Dec. 29, 2007, 7:17 a.m. CST

    Ed Norton in a vest = good?

    by metaluna

    How do you deduce that from one picture, Mr Quint? Slow news day?

  • Dec. 29, 2007, 10:49 a.m. CST

    BRING IT TEH FUK ON !!!

    by Man_of_Stool

    I loves me some Hulk.

  • Dec. 29, 2007, 2:14 p.m. CST

    Anti-Serum

    by Autodidact

    My guess is this is an anti-hulk serum Banner has developed to avoid transforming into the hulk against his will.

  • Dec. 29, 2007, 2:15 p.m. CST

    Maybe not...

    by Autodidact

    Then again, he probably wouldn't be intently reading the label on a bottle of something he concocted. Maybe his eye line is going past it, can't be sure.

  • Dec. 29, 2007, 4:52 p.m. CST

    that thing he's holding

    by metaluna

    s probably some drugs to make him write a better script the day before the shoot. They'll need it.

  • Dec. 29, 2007, 7:54 p.m. CST

    Steve Buscemi wouldn't take the role.

    by Pouchstalker

    He kept asking why the Hulk had to be green. Why can't he be a cool color like white??

  • Dec. 29, 2007, 11:09 p.m. CST

    WHy is it so damn hard to follow the damn comic?!

    by Captain Comicz

    The basic story is laid out...so are the characters...how hard is it to have the army testing a gamma bomb in secret and having banner get caught in the blast? Not "nanites" or a "gamma machine"! When you make a movie of a comic make the the comic, not your interpretation of what is, in your opinion, the best things from the comic to use. How much can a person change a story until it's not the original.....damn...

  • Dec. 29, 2007, 11:30 p.m. CST

    The First Rule Of Fight Club Is HULK SMASH!!!

    by LaserPants

    Lookin' forward to this. Hope its good.

  • Dec. 31, 2007, 6:58 a.m. CST

    Okay thank you

    by samurai sark

    Remember 'The Score'? Man that movie rocked. <br><br> Also, 'American History X' was awesome. <br><br> Norton is the coolest <br><br> Ang Lee was a poor choice <br><br> Vote Ron Paul in '08!<br><br> Go Pats! <br><br> image of the new hulk can be seen here http://www.darkhorizons.com/2008/hulk/gallery.php <br><br> Okay, thank you Nick

  • Dec. 31, 2007, 3:39 p.m. CST

    As enjoyable as the 70s/80s version was,

    by Dingbatty

    it was a rip-off of The Fugitive.

  • Dec. 31, 2007, 3:40 p.m. CST

    Looking forward to this,

    by Dingbatty

    but Norton would've made a better rebooted Daredevil.

  • Jan. 1, 2008, 10:48 p.m. CST

    edward norton as bruce banner

    by mrdinky

    he's not a natural or obvious choice. but he IS a good actor and he doesn't look completely wrong for the role (e.g., nic cage as superman). if the movie sucks, it won't be because of norton. <p> it'll be difficult for this movie NOT to improve upon giant poodles and a killer cloud of anger energy - which was apparently such a "brilliant" idea that they used it for RotSS too.

  • Jan. 2, 2008, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Ed Norton: "With this vial, I'll beat Ralph Kramden's ass!"

    by MrMysteryGuest

    Just saw some Honeymooners episodes...