May 15, 2015


Just when you thought that Captain America: Civil War couldn’t add any more characters, it might now throw in the big guy. On his Twitter page yesterday, Mark Ruffalo tweeted the following:

This linked to his Tumblr, which had a link to Marvel’ official announcement about Civil War beginning production followed by his comment, “Welcome to the wild party! Looking forward to this amazing cast.”

Was he simply commenting as a fan who’s excited for so many characters to come together in a Marvel movie? Or is he hinting that he’s going to be joining the “wild party”?

When we last saw Hulk, he was sadly flying away in the Quinjet, trying to make sure that he won’t hurt anyone else. It was a poignant conclusion for the character, and I wonder if Civil War will be able to make any real time for him. It’s possible he could be part of a side story involving General “Thunderbolt” Ross (William Hurt), who’s returning to the franchise, but I guess we’ll have to wait to find out.


Image via Marvel Studios

If Hulk does return, then Thor will be the only original Avenger who isn’t in Civil War. Presumably, he’s off dealing with Infinity Gauntlet problems that will probably tie into Thor: Ragnarok, but that’s another franchise for another day. In the meantime, Captain America: Civil War is currently filming in Georgia for May 6, 2016 release.

For a refresher on all of Marvel’s confirmed releases, see below. And for a catalog of all upcoming superhero movie release dates, click here.

  • Ant-Man – July 17, 2015
  • Captain America: Civil War – May 6, 2016
  • Doctor Strange – November 6, 2016
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2 – May 5, 2017
  • Untitled Spider-Man Reboot – July 28, 2017
  • Thor: Ragnarok – November 3, 2017
  • Avengers: Infinity War – Part 1 – May 4, 2018
  • Black Panther – July 6, 2018
  • Captain Marvel – November 2, 2018
  • Avengers: Infinity War – Part 2 – May 3, 2019
  • Inhumans – July 12, 2019


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