Tim Roth has been surprised by the news that Marvel wished him back in the MCU. Let’s dwell on more details.
Tim Roth had never imagined reprising his role as Emil Blonsky (aka Abomination from Incredible Hulk). Still, Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios President/Marvel Chief Creative Officer, changed everything.
The actor will be returning to the upcoming She-Hulk series on Disney+.
Uproxx interviewed and explained that it completely surprised him. Kevin Feige came to me and said that he had an idea. I made that first Incredible Hulk movie for my children.
Tim Roth previously admitted that he took the Abomination role to reach his children. “I did The Incredible Hull years back, because I was afraid my children would be embarrassed. He said that he did it for them, and that he enjoyed it.”
He also recalled the experience in another interview.
Tim Roth also enjoyed the bonus of working alongside his She_Hulk co-stars.
However, it is worth noting that Edward Norton was cast as Bruce Banner in 2008’s Incredible. Tim Roth worked with Ruffalo for the first time on the She-Hulk shooting.
Blonsky is already back in the MCU, making a brief appearance in Shang-Chi as well as the Legend of the Ten Rings. Tim Roth performed the voice work in the fight scene between Abomination & Wong, and Tim Roth’s performance was a mix of strength and magic.
In interviews for their film, both Shang Chidirector Destin Dan Cretton and producer Jonathan Schwartz hint at Abomination’s more giant role in the MCU. Cretton stated that “[I]t made sense to the [Marvel Cinematic Universe] around our movie.”
Recent rumors have focused on Abomination’s role in the half-hour legal comedy format SheHulk. According to them, Blonsky, or Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany), will be serving time on parole.
He has even created a mountain retreat with lower-tier villains, secondary characters, and guests like Baron Blood or Man-Bull.
She-Hulk has yet to be released, but it is expected that the 10-episode debut season will air in 2022.