It sounds as if Mark Ruffalo is actually going to feature in Captain America: Civil War after all, after he teased that the Hulk will be part of the superhero blockbuster.
Mark Ruffalo took to his own Twitter account to suggest that he is joining Captain America: Civil War’s huge cast.
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) May 14, 2015
Mark Ruffalo posted a link to his own Tumblr account, however the message that was posted to his webpage was rather sparse. It simply read, “Marvel Studios Begins Production on Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War. Welcome to the wild party! Looking forward to this amazing cast.”
This immediately led to speculation and rumors that Mark Ruffalo will be joining the ensemble, which already includes Chris Evans’ Captain America, Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow, Paul Bettany’s Vision, Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye, Don Cheadle’s War Machine, Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch, Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man, and, if yesterday’s rumors are to be believed, Asa Butterfield’s Spider-Man. Because of this huge posse of superheroes, Captain America: Civil War has actually been touted as Avengers 2.5 rather than Captain America 3.
However the recent addition of William Hurt’s General Thaddeus Thunderbolt Ross, who previously appeared in The Incredible Hulk, suggests that he is still on the hunt for Bruce Banner and the Hulk, and this could also be an aspect of Captain America: Civil War.
There’s also a good chance that Mark Ruffalo was just wishing his fellow cohorts from the Marvel Cinematic Universe good luck as they proceed with the shoot on the eagerly anticipated effort. Production on Captain America: Civil War began on April 27, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, who previously directed Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the film’s huge cast also includes the likes of Martin Freeman, Frank Grillo, Sebastian Stank, Daniel Bruhl, Chadwick Boseman, and Emily VanVamp. Many outlets have now started to voice their concern that because of the vast cast Captain America: Civil War will suffer since it’s not Captain America centric anymore and is more of an ensemble piece.
At the moment, these are just worries though, as information regarding the film’s plot is still at a premium, but we do know that it will be an adaptation of the 2006-2007 Civil War comic book series storyline. This pitted Iron Man against Captain America as they dispute the U.S. government’s decision to pass a Superhero Registration Act that is designed to have superheroes be presided over by the government.
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