Tim Blake Nelson on The Leader in Hulk Sequel

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Tim Blake Nelson, who played Dr. Samuel Sterns in The Incredible Hulk, tells Ain’t It Cool News that the plan is for his character to become villain The Leader in a possible sequel:

Quint: Great well what about a potential HULK sequel? Gale Anne Hurd’s been going around talking about how you might be The Leader and the main villain of the next one.
Tim Blake Nelson: That’s the plan. That’s what they tell me, but I don’t know when that’s happening or what the details are but I am eager to do it and I hear that’s in the works. I would tell you if I knew more, but I honestly don’t.

Quint: Yeah, but you haven’t played a comic-book villain yet right?
Tim Blake Nelson: No, but I had a great time doing HULK, so if they want me for HULK 2 I’m there, it certainly was the plan going into HULK 1. When I met with them they said this is where itÂ’s headed so I’m eager to do it.

Marvel Studios has not announced whether it will move forward with a follow-up.