News: Norton talks to fans, Marvel approach Joaquin Phoenix

The Avengers/Marvel/Edward Norton/Hulk story continues to develop, with Edward Norton releasing a statement to fans via his Facebook page. The statement, uploaded as an image, reads:

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Devin Faraci of CHUD.com reports that Marvel have approached actor-turned-rapper-turned-actor Joaquin Phoenix (Walk The Line) for the role of The Incredible Hulk. As Faraci notes, Marvel apparently parted ways with Norton due to potential difficulties in working as part of a team. Phoenix has undergone a complete meltdown of late, with The Avengers potentially his return to the screen. It doesn’t seem like the smartest move by Marvel.

Source: CHUD

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