Universal Pictures has announced June 20th, 2003 will be the feature film debut of Marvel’s green-skinned hero, “The Hulk,” according to today’s Hollywood Reporter. The movie stars Australian actor Eric Bana as Dr. Bruce Banner with actress Jennifer Connely playing the love interest in the film. The film is directed by Ang Lee (“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”).
This announcement follows shortly on the heels of last weeks announcement by 20th Century Fox that the sequel to the “X-Men” movie, “X2,” will hit theatres in North America on May 2nd, 2003.
Of course Marvel Comics fans are looking forward to the Spring and Summer of 2002 which features the debut of “Blade II” on March 22nd with the hotly anticipated “Spider-Man” film set for May 3rd.
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