Yes, it's true: Mark Ruffalo WILL Hulk out in Joss Whedon's Avengers

The war of the words that saw Marvel slamming Ed Norton for not being "collaborative" enough to star as the Hulk and Norton Facebooking his disappointment is finally over. Which is a good thing, a very good thing, because we need our "HULK SMASH!" in any big-screen Avengers film.

According to Deadline Hollywood, as per earlier rumors, Ed Ruffalo WILL be stepping into Norton's shoes. Or should that be, in Eric Bana's shoes? Which, given Hulk's penchant for destroying his wardrobe, are probably in pretty bad shape by now anyway!

If all goes well, attendees at the San Diego Comic-Con may get to see Ruffalo line up with director Joss Whedon's other Avengers at tonight's panel. (Well, con-goers lucky enough to get in to the Avengers panel, that is.) The rest of us will just have to wait for the tweets to twickel in.

What do you think? Will Ruffalo work out? Or does this news leave you longing for the days of Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno and that sad piano accompaniment?

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