Marvel Studios president, Kevin Feige, has revealed that the Hulk will return in future Marvel Cinematic Universe films.
“Many years ago, Mark came in for a meeting with us at Marvel Studios to discuss ways in which the Hulk could grow and evolve in upcoming films,” Feige wrote during a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session.
“[Mark] pitched a lot of cool ideas [when he signed on], some of which led to what you saw in Thor: Ragnarok, Infinity War and Endgame, and some of which would still be cool to see someday”
The Hulk future in the MCU may be certain, however, it’s sure if Mark Ruffalo will ever another Hulk standalone movie because of Universal Studios having the rights. Disney can use the Hulk and characters attached to him in the MCU, but cannot make a stand-alone movie due to their deal with Universal Pictures. The deal is the Disney has with Sony in regards to Spider-Man and Spiderverse.
Ruffalo replaced Edward Norton who portrayed the character in The Incredible Hulk in 2008. The film is 2nd film the Marvel Cinematic Universe after the first Ironman movie. The character was first played in a live-action feature film by Eric Bana in 2003’s HULK movie.
Created by Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby, the Hulk first his appearance in the debut issue of The Incredible Hulk (May 1962).