When the scene ends, in an instant the frozen body of Captain America is partially seen in the ice. Leterrier said he did not want this scene to be lost amid the opening montage.
Norton and Leterrier disputed with the producers over the final running time: they wanted it to be near minutes, while the producers wanted the film to be under two hours. This was made public, and rumors spread that Norton "made it clear he won't cooperate with publicity plans if he's not happy with the final product".
It has always been my firm conviction that films should speak for themselves and that knowing too much about how they are made diminishes the magic of watching them. Visual effects company, Image Engine , spent over a year working on a shot where Banner's gamma-irradiated blood falls through three factory floors into a bottle.
Motion capture aided in placing and timing of movements, but overall key frame animation by Rhythm and Hues provided the necessary "finesse [and] superhero quality".
Dale Keown 's comic book artwork of the Hulk was an inspiration for his design. He explained, "The Hulk is beyond perfect so there is zero grams of fat, all chiseled, and his muscle and strength defines this creature so he's like a tank.
A height of nine feet was chosen for the character as they did not want him to be too inhuman. To make him more expressive, computer programs controlling the inflation of his muscles and saturation of skin color were created. Williams cited flushing as an example of humans' skin color being influenced by their emotions.
Rather, his hideousness is derived from being injected multiple times into his skin, muscles and bones, creating a creature with a protruding spine and sharp bones that he can use to stab.
His green skin is pale, and reflects light, so it appears orange because of surrounding fire during the climactic battle. They modeled his posture and the way he turns his head on a shark. Leterrier had planned to use prosthetic makeup and animatronics to complement the computer-generated imagery that was solely used in the previous film.
Like he's much heavier, and we talked about how when he walks down the sidewalk, his weight destroys the sidewalk and he's tripping. A full animatronic was never created as it was decided it would complicate production to set up shots for a puppet and then a computer graphic. A model of a bottling machine was smashed through a wall for when the Hulk escapes the factory. The filmmakers used steam and dry ice for the gas used to smoke out the Hulk, and they destroyed a real Humvee by dropping a weight on it when shooting the Culver University battle.
Pipes blew fire for when the Hulk strikes down the computer-generated helicopter. When Banner falls from the helicopter to trigger the Hulk into fighting the Abomination, Norton was attached to a surface held by a bar which turned 90 degrees while the camera was pulled to the ceiling to simulate falling. Leterrier jokingly remarked that making Norton fall that distance would obviously render him unable to act.
The score for the film was composed by Craig Armstrong , who was the arranger for Massive Attack , a band Leterrier was fond of and had collaborated with on the film Unleashed. Armstrong was his first choice, which surprised Marvel, not knowing if he had scored an action film he did compose 's Kiss of the Dragon.
Effort was made to promote the story as having a romance and a physical antagonist, and the title was used for promotional puns such as 7-Eleven 's "Incredible Gulp" slurpees, and "Incredible Dad" themed Father's Day gifts at Kmart.
Burger King also promoted the film, and General Nutrition Centers used the title character as a role model for strength training. Following the editing dispute between Norton and Leterrier, Universal's Adam Fogleson and Norton planned a promotional tour which would avoid constant media interviews and therefore uncomfortable questions.
Norton attended the premiere, took part in a Jimmy Kimmel Live! The Incredible Hulk premiered on June 8, at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California  and was released in theaters on June 13 in the United States,  where it opened in 3, theaters. It includes behind-the-scenes featurettes, audio commentary, deleted scenes, and an alternate opening. There are widescreen and fullscreen single-disc editions; a three-disc special edition; and a two-disc Blu-ray package.
The first disc contains an audio commentary by Leterrier and Roth, while the second comes with special features and deleted scenes, and the third with a digital copy of the film. The Blu-ray edition combines the content of the first two DVDs onto a single disc, while the second disc contains the digital copy. Then with the new Hulk film, Marvel was able to underplay the importance of the success after the great success of Iron Man this summer. So the new one overdelivered, relative to its underpromise.
Universal believed word of mouth would contribute to the film breaking even eventually. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
Simply click I Accept to agree to the use of all cookies. About the movie. After Ang Lee's blockbuster Hulk, the next instalment in the story of the less-than-jolly-green-giant sees Bruce Banner Ed Norton holed up in Rio desperately seeking a cure for the gamma radiation poisoning that turns him into a shorts-shredding monster.
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