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My theory is this: Banner can already control The Hulk at the beginning of Avengers This is shown when he is about to show his 'secret' to Black Widow the first time. They are then interrupted (I forget by what already) before he can show her (presumably, his instant transformation). It is then shown (in a very epic fashion) that he can turn into The ...


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The reason is that the Hulk Comics/Cartoons/Movies are all made in focusing children, so they don't want to show Green porn. Anyways below are Lee's funny answer on the same topic - Q: If it weren’t for the Comics Code, would the Hulk’s pants have ripped off like his shirt? Stan Lee: I guess it probably would have. So occasionally the Code did ...


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The Eric Bana version of the Hulk was critically panned, receiving poor reviews from critics and fans alike, thus, Marvel called for a reboot to be tied into their Avengers plan. From what I understood, Edward Norton quit after the 2008 version due to a lot of internal disputes (more information can be found on this answer to a similar question I asked ...


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I remember reading that Edward Norton did a major rewrite of the original script that was presented to him. On digging a bit, I found this interesting article, this is an interesting snippet from the article: Leterrier told Collider that 70 minutes of deleted footage is set to be released on the inevitable Bluray release. (Leterrier describes the out-...


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The final scenes of The Age of Ultron show a self-controlled Hulk fleeing in a jet because they (Hulk and Banner) don't want to risk Black Widow's life in a dangerous relationship. Banner says Hulk is "another guy" because when he is Hulk he cannot control his emotions and actions, but it seems both personalities share their memories and even being Hulk he/...


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Computer artists start by developing a hand drawing of a character, and places like ILM will sometimes create small clay figures as references. These are then passed to the modeling artists who convert the concept into a digital character with high level of detail. This is often done with special digital clay sculpting software. Here are some examples I ...


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In a way it did. The ending of The Incredible Hulk we see Bruce attempting to control the transformation, a few years later in The Avengers we see that he has succeeded in gaining some control over the Hulk. We can then assume that his trip to India was probably part of that training process. When Bruce meets Natasha for the first time this conversation ...


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They show us Bruce Banner buying some really "elastic" pants in The Incredible Hulk. That's why they don't tear off I believe.


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Marvel simply decided they wanted someone else to play him To quote Kevin Feige, President of Production for Marvel Studios: 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 ...


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A large part of Bruce Banner's self control is based on distracting himself and thus mentally distancing himself from being The Hulk. Now how does he do that? Banner being a world class physicist employs his immense knowledge ( He is described by Marvel comics as "possessing a mind so brilliant it cannot be measured on any known intelligence test."1) in ...


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Marvel Cinematic Universe Hulk has had very little character development, and even less actual dialog to which to justify any emotion. The current state of Banner/Hulk is purely self-preservation. MCU Hulk hasn't shown any emotion good or bad towards his other half, or signs that he dislikes being Banner for long times. MCU Hulk is essentially just the rage ...


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The Hulk from The Avengers was intended to be a continuation of The Hulk from The Incredible Hulk. Due to a(n) (overblown) dispute between Edward Norton and Marvel Studios on the changes Norton made to the script, which were filmed and then cut by the studio, Norton was not asked to reprise his role. Norton's press release at the time of the film release ...


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This question actually dates back to some of the debates in animation. How much of a character is the director, writers, and artists and how much is a part of the voice artists providing the character. This debate is what has often fueled the salary battles of actors from "The Simpsons" as well as an endless history of industry strikes. "The Avengers" ...


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They were talking about the Avengers Initiative, the same thing Nick Fury was talking about at the end of Iron Man. And yes, it ties directly into the first Avengers movie -- it's the reason the Hulk is a member of the group. If you just watch the scene in the movie, and nothing else, then the conversation they have appears to be about The Hulk. It looks ...


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Although various iterations of Hulk exist, the common denominator is that increased anger = increased strength. During Age of Ultron, Iron Man attempts to reason with the beast whilst it is rampaging through Johannesburg. During these futile negotiations, he mentions Banner before quickly changing direction, realising he has angered Hulk (which isn't going ...


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I remember getting the feeling at the time of watching The Incredible Hulk that it felt like a sequel. I think the reason being is that in The Incredible Hulk (if my memory serves correctly) Bruce Banner has already gotten his powers and is in hiding and attempting to learn control. The lack of an origin story makes it feel like a sequel, whether this was ...


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My impression was everyone kept assuming the hulk was something he was constantly fighting for control, and whenever he got angry enough to lose his focus he'd run wild, when the reality was Banner doesn't "lose" to the Hulk, he calls him out. Once he transforms he doesn't have a great deal of control over what the Hulk decides to smash, because like he ...


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As we saw in the end of the Incredible Hulk, Bruce banner has to have some form of calmness and meditation before he transforms, it's the difference between being calm and under a lot of stress and anger. Also he has to have a clear picture on his enemies and his allies before transforming On the helicarrier they all fought with each other which caused ...


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When Banner and Stark were in the lab, Stark poked Banner with something. Then in the same scene he said something along the lines of "I learned to control Iron Man with this thing (points to light on chest) - you can control the Hulk with something too." Banner then says something like: "That won't work for me." Tony then says something like, "Yeah you ...


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This is explained within the MCU comic Fury's Big Week, which bridges the events between the MCU Movies Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk and Thor. In the comic, Sterns is retrieved by Black Widow, who has discovered him in the mutated form of The Leader. Romanoff shoots Stern in the leg, incapacitating him. He is then placed under S.H.I.E.L.D custody, and ...


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Insider reference to the comic books. In the Marvel universe Samuel Sterns was mutated by gamma radiation into The Leader.


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He learned to control Hulk, as you could see when he didn't try to smash all of the avengers along the enemy. On helicarrier he still din't know "his secret", that's why he pummeled them all. At first he tried to control his anger, on helicarrier it was proven impossible and as a completely wrong solution... After that he realized that he should stop ...


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In the end of The Incredible Hulk we see Banner meditating and gaining some control over his transformation. Whether it is true or not but the stereotype is that India is a good place if one wants to engage in spiritual studies, meditation or yoga type activities. (It's true. I know ;) ) Plus, Banner being a brilliant doctor and a good person at heart (when ...


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It seemed to me that Banner's influence over the Hulk depended on how much control he had over the transformation. The first time, he transformed because he was in pain, and Hulk was out of his control. The second time, he transformed by choice for a specific reason. Helping things along was the fact that during the second transformation, Hulk had a lot ...


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I definitely see it as a sequel because it basically continues from the first and was (at least initially) intended as a sequel. Word is that the studio intended it to be a sequel and Norton intended it to be a remake. I also see that supposed 'origin' story at the beginning of The Incredible Hulk to be Bruce returning to fix the Hulk with Betty but it ...


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I think of the Hulk-Banner relationship like an inversion of our own mind's frontal cortex and mammalian hind-brain. The hind brain is like a simple, childish animal; it doesn't think very far ahead and is only really interested in itself and it's own wants and needs. It acts reflexively and without restraint. The frontal-cortex (the bit where humanity ...


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