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Yes, Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk Will Be Hairy-Chested

Perhaps you've noticed, as we have, that Marvel's upcoming superheroes are being touted more for their smooth, globular pecs than for their skills in fighting crime? And yet, Mark Ruffalo has resisted the razor as he prepares for The Avengers: "No one's asked me to shave my chest yet, thank God," the famously hirsute actor told The Advocate. "They want this Hulk to be as close to me as possible. I'll be playing him in motion-capture, so this Hulk will just be a bigger avatar version of me. As they're modeling him, they're using many of my own features, down to my scars and wrinkles. He will have body hair, but I don't know to what extent." This is what advances in technology have made possible. [Advocate]

Photo: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin for GQ