New Incredible Hulk series may be coming to ABC

Posted on October 15, 2010

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ABC is currently developing a live-action television series based on The Incredible Hulk.

The character of the Hulk and his alter-ego, Bruce Banner, first appeared in 1962’s The Incredible Hulk #1. A scientist, Banner’s accidental exposure to Gamma rays causes him to becoming an uncontrollable, rampaging beast whenever he is enraged.



Outside of comics, The Incredible Hulk is perhaps best known as a CBS series that ran from 1978 to 1982, starring Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno. More recently, the character has spawned two films, 2003’s Hulk (starring Eric Bana) and 2008’s The Incredible Hulk (starring Edward Norton). Mark Ruffalo is attached to take over the role for 2012’s The Avengers.

Although there is some planned continuity between the latter two films, it is unknown whether or not that plan will carry over for the ABC series, which is currently seeking writers.

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