In Thor: Ragnarok, we got to see the most detailed portrayal of The Hulk in MCU, and the star Mark Ruffalo masterfully depicted the Bruce Banner as well as the motion-capture parts of The Hulk, superbly. To make Hulk more similar to Ruffalo than ever, it was vital to give the character a suitable hairstyle, and that was quite a decision to make:
Artist Ryan Meinerding clearly shows that there were various hairstyles contemplated for Hulk, including:
Finally, the short-cropped hairstyle sported by both Banner and The Hulk was decided upon as it was neither distracting nor difficult to depict. It would have been Hulk to sport the Cast Away hairstyle, but, it would have been a monstrous challenge for the animators, who would have gone crazy trying to create each follicle in his free-flowing hair and beard.
What’s your take on the various suggested Hulk looks?
Avengers: Infinity War is going to release on May 4, 2018. The list of other upcoming MCU films includes Black Panther on February 16, 2018, Ant-Man and the Wasp on July 6, 2018, Captain Marvel on March 8, 2019, Untitled Avengers 4 on May 3, 2019, Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel on July 5, 2019, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in 2020.