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Norton not keen on superhero movies

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Edward Norton

Edward Norton has said that he has no desire to star in superhero movies like Avengers Assemble after missing out on reprising his role as The Hulk in the Marvel film.

The 42-year-old actor admitted that he isn’t bothered about appearing in any future incarnations of the franchise, or similar films.

Speaking to the Metro newspaper, Norton said: ''I couldn't do it for a variety of reasons - personal and professional. I had a blast doing The Hulk. I don't mean to sound snotty but I don't aspire to spend that much time in my life doing those types of films. I have a lot of other things I want to do.''

Norton further explained that he is disappointed that film studios have become reluctant to make “more thoughtful” movies for adults.

He added: ''Studios aren't as willing to make mid-budget, more thoughtful films aimed at adults. It's more challenging to get those films made than it was.

''There's been a shift from people buying DVDs to streaming them online. The studios have been asleep at the switch and suffered a huge loss of revenue from falling DVD sales. Unfortunately, that revenue was often what helped convince them to make films which aren't blockbusters.''

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