The W
Views: 114548153
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
23.7.09 2013
The 7 - Movies & TV - Marvel names new Incredible Hulk director Register and log in to post!
(1486 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (6 total)
It's False
Scrapple
Level: 142

Posts: 1576/6152
EXP: 34618350
For next: 350165

Since: 20.6.02
From: I am the Tag Team Champions!

Since last post: 165 days
Last activity: 4 days
#1 Posted on 21.7.06 1040.48
Reposted on: 21.7.13 1041.09
It's Louis Leterrier of "Transporter 2" and "Unleashed" fame, so sayeth Comics Continuum.

After the lukewarm reaction to Ang Lee's film a few years ago, I don't know how a new Hulk movie would fare. However, I absolutely LOVED "Unleashed" and if Leterrier can bring that intensity to Hulk, then this will be worth a look-see.
Promote this thread!
Quezzy
Knackwurst
Level: 109

Posts: 2097/3320
EXP: 13942373
For next: 17317

Since: 6.1.02
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 11 hours
#2 Posted on 21.7.06 1201.47
Reposted on: 21.7.13 1201.58
    Originally posted by It's False
    It's Louis Leterrier of "Transporter 2" and "Unleashed" fame, so sayeth Comics Continuum.

    After the lukewarm reaction to Ang Lee's film a few years ago, I don't know how a new Hulk movie would fare. However, I absolutely LOVED "Unleashed" and if Leterrier can bring that intensity to Hulk, then this will be worth a look-see.


Part of the problem with any comic book movie is having to tell the origin for people who don't know. I'm hoping this time around they get straight to the Hulk and some tank tossing. It might just be a mindless popcorn flick, but it could definitely be an entertaining one. Plus some of the farfetched action stuff in something like the Transporter 2 (I'm thinking the scene where Statham drives the car off a ramp then turns the car over in midair and has that hook pull off the bomb or whatever) probably won't be as criticized in a movie about a guy who turns into a giant green monster.
oldschoolhero
Knackwurst
Level: 106

Posts: 2428/3059
EXP: 12336208
For next: 335776

Since: 2.1.02
From: nWo Country

Since last post: 2626 days
Last activity: 2560 days
#3 Posted on 21.7.06 1247.45
Reposted on: 21.7.13 1247.55
I think the property is best left alone at this point, to be honest. The poor performance of Ang Lee's excellent-but-flawed version means that they'll get a low, low budget for part two. I shudder to think how shoddy the Hulk FX will look. Leterrier's a good choice in terms of action, but I doubt he can bring anything in the way of character direction to the table. So, we have a slashed budget, a second-stirng director and a sure-to-be on-the-cheap replacement for Eric Bana. It just sounds direct-to-video to me.
Mayhem
Scrapple
Level: 113

Posts: 2561/3673
EXP: 15483776
For next: 334833

Since: 25.4.03
From: Nashville, TN

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 4 hours
#4 Posted on 21.7.06 1516.28
Reposted on: 21.7.13 1517.29

So is Eric Bana not contractually bound to a a sequel?
oldschoolhero
Knackwurst
Level: 106

Posts: 2429/3059
EXP: 12336208
For next: 335776

Since: 2.1.02
From: nWo Country

Since last post: 2626 days
Last activity: 2560 days
#5 Posted on 21.7.06 1649.09
Reposted on: 21.7.13 1649.21
He's been released from his obligation. He's been off the project for a while now, with David Duchovny and (ugh)Brendan Fraser bandied about as potential replacements.
jwrestle
Lap cheong
Level: 79

Posts: 1052/1612
EXP: 4511434
For next: 68053

Since: 4.4.03
From: Nitro WV

Since last post: 61 days
Last activity: 8 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#6 Posted on 25.7.06 0011.19
Reposted on: 25.7.13 0011.32
    Originally posted by oldschoolhero
    He's been released from his obligation. He's been off the project for a while now, with David Duchovny and (ugh)Brendan Fraser bandied about as potential replacements.


I'm going to cry...David Duchovny I think was shuffled around for the orginal film but freaking Brendan Fraser. Hell no! I couldn't see him shaking in anger the becoming the Hulk. Ugh...jeez.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: MST3K is Back.... Kind of
Next thread: NBC picks up failed WB pilot 'Nobody's Watching'
Previous thread: Jack Warden (1920-2006)
(1486 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Movies & TV - Marvel names new Incredible Hulk directorRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.218 seconds.