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Kevin Bacon In Talks for 'First Class' Villain, Edward Norton Not The Hulk in 'Avengers'

July 10, 2010 (7:41 am) GMT
The specific role that Fox offers to the 'Footloose' actor is not known, while Marvel reportedly decides an unknown to portray Bruce Banner in the upcoming superhero movie.
Kevin Bacon In Talks for 'First Class' Villain, Edward Norton Not The Hulk in 'Avengers'

Another casting report comes from "". According to Deadline Hollywood, is offered a role of a villain in the upcoming sci-fi movie, but his character is not known yet. However, the site knows that 20th Century Fox "have to make his deal."

In the meantime, HitFix claims to have learned that will not reprise his role as Dr. Bruce Banner aka The Hulk in "". Instead, Marvel wants to hire an unknown for the part, though the depicter of the green giant in 2008 "" has expressed his interest to join the cast ensemble of the superhero movie.

20th Century Fox has tapped and to take the key roles of Professor X and Magneto respectively in the movie which will chart the epic beginning of the "X-Men" saga. The flick is targeted for June 3, 2011 U.S. release.

As for "The Avengers", the movie that will bring together the superhero team of Marvel Comics characters has , , and on the official cast line-up. May 4, 2012 will be the day when this action film hits theaters across the nation.

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