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Edward’s no more the Hulk

entertainment Updated: Jul 15, 2010 03:06 IST

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American film actor Edward Norton has been chucked out from new movie The Avengers for reportedly not being a team player and for failing to work as ‘part of an ensemble’.

Norton, 40, was expected to reprise his role as The Incredible Hulk after playing the green monster in the 2008 blockbuster of the same name. But now, movie bosses are searching for a “creative” and “collaborative” replacement to star alongside Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L Jackson.

“Our decision is not based on monetary factors, but instead rooted in the need for an actor who embodies the creativity and collaborative spirit of our other cast members,” The Sun quoted Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige as saying.

The Avengers demands players who thrive working as part of an ensemble, as evidenced by Robert, Sam, Scarlett, and all of our talented casts,” he added.