William Hurt talked with MTV News this weekend and went into surprising detail about his involvement in Marvel’s upcoming $125 million “The Incredible Hulk” restart.
Hurt confessed that he only has two scenes with Edward Norton but went on to explain one of them in great detail.
– “There’s a scene, and during that scene there are a number of things happening. [Hulk] has beaten Abomination, and then there’s a crowd that gathers around, and they realize that he’s beaten Abomination. That Abomination was the one who was killing for just the joy of killing; Hulk is not the one. It’s the moment of turn, when society’s relationship with Hulk stops being so stupid.”
He claims this Hulk is “stylistically very different” from Ang Lee’s 2003 effort, and the script deals “with the fact that [Banner’s] conscience still exists in a body that is a manifestation of power and is greater than his own ability to control it — and how he’s learning that relationship. Because that’s what’s happening to us. That’s the central metaphor for all of us, that we’re learning these powers — technological powers, whatever — that we don’t know if we have enough conscience to control in a wise way yet. And that’s what he’s doing.”
Finally he also spoke about the Iron Man cameo in the project – “I have a scene with Iron Man, with Robert Downey Jr. It’s a funky scene. I don’t know how it’ll work. I know it’s weird [to work with a character from another movie], and to know it’s a device. We did something; I don’t know what that’s going to be like [to watch].”