Rumor smash! Earlier this month, Latino Review dropped a pretty big rumor that suggested that among Marvel's Phase Two and Phase Three plans, to be set up at the end of "The Avengers 2" would be a standalone "Hulk" movie that would take its storyline from the comic "Planet Hulk," in which our hero lands on the titular planet and becomes a gladiator and a king. But as green and huge as that may have sounded, it looks it may be dead wrong.
AICN has followed up the story and according to their "extremely well-connected source" (aren't they all?) the scoop is "1,000% inaccurate." So, what's the issue? Well, the "Planet Hulk" storyline doesn't feature mild-mannered, troubled nerd Bruce Banner at all, which means Mark Ruffalo would mostly be sidelined. That said, there are plans for a "Hulk" movie post-"The Avengers 2" but that "Ruffalo-as-Banner will be an integral part of that film." Which makes sense, since you don't sign up a guy of Ruffalo's calibre and then put him off screen for most of a movie. And it has be said that while the hulking mutant was entertaining in "The Avengers," his regular non-angry self was just as great.
So, there you have it: a "Hulk" movie is coming, but it won't be based on "Planet Hulk." Any suggestions for what storyline they should use? Let us know below.