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07 March 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  

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Finally. Fiiiinally. After months of hiding away and resisting showing his big green self while all the other summer blockbusters have been exhibiting their wares, Universal has officially announced that the first trailer for The Incredible Hulk will be released on March 12, which is next Wednesday.

There's a lot riding on this first look. Not only will we (surely) get a peek at the new look Hulk in motion, but we'll also see what director Louis Leterrier has up his sleeve to win back those who didn't like Ang Lee's film and what he can offer that will make his film a smash (sorry) in a year already crowded with amazing looking comic book adaptations. No pressure.

The trailer is described as a teaser, but we hear that it'll be showing a lot, with online trailer descriptions saying we'll even get a look at abomination.

The press release gives the following description of the plot:

"The Incredible Hulk kicks off an all-new, explosive and action-packed epic of one of the most popular superheroes of all time. In this new beginning, scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) desperately hunts for a cure to the gamma radiation that poisoned his cells and unleashes the unbridled force of rage within him: The Hulk.

Living in the shadows -- cut off from a life he knew and the woman he loves, Betty Ross (Liv Tyler) -- Banner struggles to avoid the obsessive pursuit of his nemesis, General Thunderbolt Ross (William Hurt), and the military machinery that seeks to capture him and brutally exploit his power.

As all three grapple with the secrets that led to The Hulk's creation, they are confronted with a monstrous new adversary known as The Abomination (Tim Roth), whose destructive strength exceeds even The Hulk's own. And on June 13, 2008, one scientist must make an agonizing final choice: accept a peaceful life as Bruce Banner or find heroism in the creature he holds inside -- The Incredible Hulk."

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where the hell is the trailer?
seeing as it's march 12th and the trailer was suppose to show on march 12th, i was just wondering where it is? More

Posted by web at 20:03 on 12 March 2008 | Report This Post

When's the trailer going to be on the net? I heard it was going to be shown on MTV first tonight in the US at 10pm EST. More

Posted by Aviteweslag at 14:01 on 12 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: RE: Er...trailer for the trailer!
I Think at least for me..norton is the only reason to watch it at this point..the marketing has been rubbish.. i don't think anybody really knows its coming! More

Posted by Adie wan Kenobi at 14:51 on 11 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: RE: Er...trailer for the trailer!
It's actually been a decent marketing campaign. Nowhere near as interesting as The Bat, but the stills that have been released have shown a gradual progression of Norton from calm to furious, so I'm looking forward to seeing the GREEN ASS-KICKER in the trailer.   BRING IT ON! More

Posted by CORLEONE at 14:11 on 11 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: RE: Er...trailer for the trailer!
Seen it aswell. This could well be an absolute cracker oohoo. What a year. More

Posted by livewire at 09:52 on 11 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: RE: Er...trailer for the trailer!
Already did, love the last shot with nortons eyes turning green. damn cool More

Posted by Adie wan Kenobi at 20:38 on 10 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: RE: Er...trailer for the trailer!
Head on over to ingsoon.neteck out a preview for the trailer. Footage don't show the green guy but u can get an idea of what to expect. More

Posted by The REAL Bozz at 18:22 on 10 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE:
yeah, it vould backfire as I have a heightened expectation of this movie than when I first heard about it. Hope the trailer is a doozy. More

Posted by Sutty at 20:13 on 09 March 2008 | Report This Post

i just can't wait for this teaser, but they've taken TOO long to relase it More

Posted by Hughezy at 14:20 on 08 March 2008 | Report This Post

STEALTH ENTRY
I've seen some concept art of the Hulk and the toy model of Abomination and I think they've nailed it. After months of silence I think this could end up being a biggie!!! I've only heard good things about the trailer after it was previewed at a German toy festival. More

Posted by lycanthrope at 11:13 on 08 March 2008 | Report This Post

Just hope they don't make Abomination look like that bad guy from LXG... Otherwise, can't wait! More

Posted by KalEl101 at 11:04 on 08 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: GOOD THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO.........
L: boredbluekoala It's about flippin time. I really hope The Hulk is portrayed as a proper HERO instead of a tortured agonised reluctant loner, because let's be honest haven't we seen enough of that already? ut thats exctly what the Hulk is though. I for one enjoyed Ang Lee's Hulk, thought it was quite intelligent and got this part of the Hulk character spot on. It just took itself a little to seriously so if The Incredible Hulk has elements of the first but is a bit lighter, with a bi More

Posted by Clarence_Worley at 10:32 on 08 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Spoiler?
L: Gabriel "one scientist must make an agonizing final choice: accept a peaceful life as Bruce Banner or find heroism in the creature he holds inside -- The Incredible Hulk." - So, who elses guesses he finds the cure but in the last instant decides not to use it in order to save Betty from Abomination? Okay, it´s about as much a spoiler as saying that in Iron Man the ending will have him facing Iron Monger but when there are nits to pick, this geek rises to the call! sp;   A hul More

Posted by Overmind at 06:35 on 08 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: GOOD THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO.........
I may explode in my trousers next wednesday if this lives up to the first Ironman teaser. Puny Potatoes For Smash, Hulk Smash! Just my little idea for a potato based ad tie in for the film. More

Posted by kinge247 at 23:39 on 07 March 2008 | Report This Post

GOOD THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO.........
It's about flippin time. I really hope The Hulk is portrayed as a proper HERO instead of a tortured agonised reluctant loner, because let's be honest haven't we seen enough of that already? We live in hope and want to be pleasantly surprised,yay the underdog huh??? More

Posted by boredbluekoala at 23:27 on 07 March 2008 | Report This Post

Spoiler?
"one scientist must make an agonizing final choice: accept a peaceful life as Bruce Banner or find heroism in the creature he holds inside -- The Incredible Hulk." - So, who elses guesses he finds the cure but in the last instant decides not to use it in order to save Betty from Abomination? Okay, it´s about as much a spoiler as saying that in Iron Man the ending will have him facing Iron Monger but when there are nits to pick, this geek rises to the call! More

Posted by Gabriel at 20:27 on 07 March 2008 | Report This Post

About time More

Posted by unluckyagent at 19:37 on 07 March 2008 | Report This Post

RE: first comment yay
i was so looking forward to seeing a trailer, and you go an report that its released next week! im not sure how much more of this i can take! More

Posted by kumar at 19:03 on 07 March 2008 | Report This Post

first comment yay
can't wait for the trailer too More

Posted by johnmcclane at 18:52 on 07 March 2008 | Report This Post

first comment yay
can't wait for the trailer too More

Posted by johnmcclane at 18:47 on 07 March 2008 | Report This Post

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