The extended Marvel Universe is slowly making its collective home over on Disney+. The streamer will officially add 2008’s The Incredible Hulk to its platform on June 16.
The Incredible Hulk starring Edward Norton was originally released and distributed by Universal. The company held the rights to the title for 15 years. But now, with the rights reverting back to Marvel Studios, Disney takes control of the title.
The 2008 film directed by Louis Leterrier (Fast X) sees Norton take on the role of scientist Bruce Banner. The movie acts as the origin story for Banner’s transformation into the Hulk after his exposure to gamma radiation.
Ultimately, The Incredible Hulk marked Norton’s only turn as the character; the MCU ended up casting Mark Ruffalo as its Bruce Banner for projects 2012 and onward.
The addition of this first Hulk film marks yet another move by Disney to consolidate its Marvel content in one place. Earlier this year, Disney+ added Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield’s Spider-Man films. The streamer also plans to use characters like Daredevil, who previously fronted Netflix TV shows, in new stories that extend those universes.
You can stream Norton’s Incredible Hulk starting June 16 on Disney+.
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