The Incredible Hulk, the second film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will be available to stream on HBO Max on April 1.
This means it won’t be joining the rest of the MCU films on Disney+ anytime soon, the self-professed home of Marvel, according to the HBO content schedule spotted by Games Radar.
The Incredible Hulk was released in 2008 between Iron Man 1 and 2 and features Edward Norton as Bruce Banner. While the Hulk was later recast with Mark Ruffalo, the film still features the usual post-credit scene with teases and ties to the rest of the universe.
Furthermore, characters introduced in The Incredible Hulk, like General ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross, would later appear in other MCU movies like Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War.
But Disney does not own the rights to The Incredible Hulk as the film is instead owned by Universal Pictures. A similar situation applies to the MCU’s Spider-Man trilogy which is also unavailable on Disney+, as these films are owned by Sony.
The rest of the universe is available on the platform, but for those looking to watch them all in order, other subscription services will be required. While The Incredible Hulk is on HBO Max, Spider-Man: Homecoming is on Hulu, Far From Home is on Netflix, and MCU’s latest No Way Home will first be available on Starz within the next six months.
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