Mark Ruffalo talks Hulk's place on the team and the evolution of speaking in full sentences!

After Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” Hulk has seen it all and done it all. He can even control his anger…somewhat. The Big Guy has grown and evolved, and now he’s ready to take his place on the team and fight the biggest threat in the universe, Thanos, in the upcoming “Avengers: Infinity War.”

Having been mysteriously missing from “Captain America: Civil War,” we now know that Hulk had other important business to attend to, and he may be the only hero to have firsthand knowledge of the extent of Thanos’ power.

From the set of “Avengers: Infinity War,” Mark Ruffalo explained that the big green guy was just plain busy. “He went to another dimension for a little while and met up with his pal—good pal— Thor, and they went on an intergalactic buddy trip, and then he came back,” said Ruffalo. Now Hulk’s back and ready for action, “We were introduced to Thanos after doing a lot of fighting, and now he’s been brought back together with the Avengers.”

The outsider of the team, Ruffalo revealed his character’s return to the Avengers with a new sense of purpose. “Banner knows probably more about Thanos than probably anybody. He’s really trying to impress on everybody how dangerous he is. It’s a little bit of a Chicken Little (scenario). He comes in screaming bloody murder.”

“He’s seen what damage he can cause and how powerful he is,” added Ruffalo. “The entire group is in disarray so he’s also getting caught up on what’s happened here and is trying to get them to transcend their differences and impress upon them how much danger they’re actually facing.”

Banner faced a life changing experience in “Thor: Ragnarok,” which pushed Hulk’s ability to be expressive and not internalized. Those events gives him perspective on the fallout of “Captain America: Civil War.” “It’s not combative but they’re not so in sync as they were,” shared Ruffalo. “Banner doesn’t understand ‘Civil War.’ He just doesn’t get it.”

After being away on a cosmic journey for three years, Ruffalo said Hulk needs to get back into the game. “Once again, I think he’s trying to find his place in the line-up. He’s having some difficulties integrating with the rest of the group, but he’s also privy to some information that is essential for their survival.”

Hulk has been exposed to more things in the universe and is steadily evolving, even down to his speech patterns. “The division between Hulk and Banner is starting to blur a little bit. You have a Hulk that can actually express himself without being angry. There are sentences, yes. We’re getting into like a five-year-old.”

Ruffalo sees the evolution of Hulk as a character parallel to the progression of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Oddly enough, I joke with people that this is like doing a TV show where you shoot one episode every three years. There’s a continuity to it and when we talked about it with Marvel or Kevin [Feige], we really do talk about it as the character’s progression. I’ve been able to have a lot of say in where it goes and you’re also dealing with a new script and a new world but the characters feel like they’re making a journey. It does feel like one goes to the next and goes to the next. It feels like a long serial which is nice.”

While Stark and Banner are the Science Bros, “Infinity War” has the added element of the most technologically-advanced nation in the universe, Wakanda. Ruffalo said the team must recognize their collective skills and come together — “there’s no way to overcome what they’re facing without in some way coming to terms with their differences and embracing their diversity. That’s essentially a core value of the film and that together, only together, can they triumph.”

“Avengers: Infinity War” opens in theaters on April 27. Stay tuned to Marvel.com, follow @Avengers #InfinityWar on Twitter, and Like “The Avengers” on Facebook for the latest on the Avengers as it develops!

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Chadwick Boseman shares his thoughts on opening Wakanda to the world!

Black Panther has been busy as the newly crowned king of Wakanda — dealing with his father, King T’Chaka’s death while trying to restore order in a country full of unrest. Now T’Challa will have to deal with a crisis of colossal proportions — Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” is coming to Wakanda!

In Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther,” in theaters now, viewers got a peek at the mysterious, technologically-advanced world of Wakanda. Why the notoriously elusive country decided to open its door to outsiders? The King himself—Chadwick Boseman—explains that T’Challa wants to do what’s best for the greater good. “You have a world problem with Thanos, a problem that affects everyone in the world. So Wakanda is on the world stage and we’re obviously advanced in a way where we can help with the situation.”

As for the Avengers, they’ll be awakened to new experiences once they step foot into Wakanda. “They’re in my world so it’s interesting to have them enter our space, which is not something that happens all of the time,” said Boseman.

He expanded on what it’s like to have the team members come together, “I think it’s important for us to give the flavor of Wakanda, and they’re really adjusting to our space. That will be part of the fun of the movie. And the Guardians entering it, obviously, there is a clash, all of that is conflict. It’s not conflict between us necessarily. It is an emotional, psychological, social conflict.”

Okoye (Danai Gurira), Black Panther/T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlet Johansson) and Winter Soldier/Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan)

“Avengers: Infinity War” is the largest assembled cast of Marvel Cinematic Universe characters, which means the actors get to work with other cast members they may not have met before. “I can tell you what it feels like today. It’s fun to see, especially because we have not had a lot of opportunities to work together and when you look at actors that you respect and revere and you see them doing their thing, it’s not just about the characters but the cast members. It’s fun to listen to people tell stories,” mused Boseman.

Coming off the success of “Black Panther,” Boseman can now enjoy his place among the Super Heroes. “It’s a lot of pressure because I don’t have time to joke when we were shooting ‘Black Panther,’ it’s serious all the time. In this case, you don’t have all the weight on your shoulders, so you have more comfort. We’re sharing the weight. Which is actually what’s happening with the super heroes as well, because they could not deal with Thanos alone. I think there is a lot of comfort in having people who are so good around you.”

As for how the King’s warriors, the Dora Milaje, feel about the new visitors? Skepticism is obviously going to be the fiercely protective faction’s first assessment. “Infinity War’s” own Hulk, co-star Mark Ruffalo, joked that it’s very much a “there goes the neighborhood” situation.

Boseman agreed, “There goes the neighborhood, that is a good way of saying it.”

“Avengers: Infinity War” opens in theaters on April 27. Stay tuned to Marvel.com, follow @Avengers #InfinityWar on Twitter, and Like “The Avengers” on Facebook for the latest on the Avengers as it develops!

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The 'Avengers: Infinity War' trailer drops tomorrow!

True Believers, you’ve been waiting and we’ve been listening. Feast your eyes on the first Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” poster below!

You all can thank Tom Holland and Mark Ruffalo, courtesy of Tom’s Instagram, for this special look!

On behalf of the Marvel family, we want to thank you for being the best fans in the universe! Get ready because the “Avengers: Infinity War” trailer drops TOMORROW!

“Avengers: Infinity War” opens in theaters on May 4, 2018.

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Avengers and more assembled on the Hall D23 stage at D23 Expo!

Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios President, took the stage at the Disney Live Action Films panel in Hall D23 at D23 Expo where he shared he’s a massive Disney fan and has been a card-carrying D23 charter member who has been attending D23 Expo since the very first Expo in 2009.

Feige shared that 2018 will be a year of celebration as Marvel Studios celebrates its 10th anniversary. Headlining the big year will be Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War,” which Feige called “the biggest production in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”

“Avengers: Infinity War” has been in production the entire year so far, and has only hit the half-way mark! Feige invited all your favorite super heroes — and the biggest villain the MCU has seen so far — to take the stage with him. The Marvelous gathering included Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/Hulk), Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson/Falcon), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Paul Bettany (Vision), Benedict Cumberbatch (Stephen Strange/Doctor Strange), Tom Holland (Peter Parker/Spider-Man), Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther), Josh Brolin (Thanos), Don Cheadle (James Rhodes/War Machine), Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier), Dave Bautista (Drax), Karen Gillan (Nebula), and Pom Klementieff (Mantis), as well as half of the film’s directors, Joe Russo. Take a look at the gallery above!

Robert Downey Jr. demanded, “Let’s see it!” The audience saw highlights from the unprecedented cinematic journey spanning 10 years before being treated to an early glimpse of “Avengers: Infinity War.”

“Avengers: Infinity War” opens in theaters on May 4, 2018.

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