Watch A Truck Smashed By Hulk On The Avengers 2 Set
As the only super-powered Avenger not to get a solo movie in Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Hulk has plenty of reason to be mad, and apparently he's taking it out on a truck down in Johannesburg, South Africa. Joss Whedon's The Avengers: Age of Ultron is now filming down in the African city, and the video you see above comes from a fan who was taping the production through Instagram (via HitFix).
Of course, this video is lacking one pretty important element: The Hulk. While the scene has plenty of people screaming and a good deal of practical destruction, the green beast won't appear in full form until the movie gets into the post-production process... but that doesn't mean they don't have a stand-in on set. The same Instagram user also caught a video of some production hands working with a foam-rubber model of Hulk in front of the cameras:
The Hulk is definitely one of the more intriguing elements of The Avengers: The Age of Ultron (which, let's face it, is a movie filled to the brim with intriguing elements). With the exception of Mark Ruffalo's quick cameo at the end of Shane Black's Iron Man 3, we really have no idea what's been going on with Bruce Banner/Hulk in the time since The Avengers. Has he been working in Tony Stark's research and development lab? Has he continued his mission to help sick people in foreign nations (Maybe that's why he's in South Africa!)? Whedon's treatment of the character in the first Avengers was the best live-action interpretation yet, and the bar is definitely set high for the sequel.
In addition to Ruffalo, the Avengers: Age of Ultron cast will also include Robert Downey Jr. Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Cheadle, Paul Bettany, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and James Spader. Production is only getting under way now, so we can expect to hear a whole lot more about the movie in the coming months as it prepares to hit theaters on May 1, 2015.
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