GUNN Teases STAR-LORD's Dad, CROSSBONES Calls Out The HULK

Frank Grillo in Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Frank Grillo in Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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Marvel Movie Crossbones Think He Can Take ‘Idiot’ Hulk

Rising star Frank Grillo, newly featured in a lengthy EW profile, of course spoke about his reprising his role as Crossbones in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War and perhaps an expanded role around the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe. In short, Grillo believes Crossbones is not to be taken lightly.

“He is not good and not bad, Crossbones. He’s just a guy who’s defending his ideology, and he’s a badass,” said the actor. “He has no super powers. He’s a mercenary.”

Grillo reportedly became animated while explaning how Crossbones could defeat any superhero, the Hulk included.

“Here’s the deal about Crossbones,” Grillo explained. “The Hulk is just a big thug who comes at you. He comes out swinging. Crossbones is much smarter than that. Plus, he’s got weapons. The Hulk has no weapons. He’s an idiot. And he’s green. Crossbones doesn’t lose to people who are green. I’ll fight any of those guys. Any of them.”

Hot off Sony Pulling The Interview,  GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Director Teases Big Reveal for Sequel

The film industry is abuzz as Sony decided to cancel the release of the political comedy The Interview after a widely-publiced hack of their computers pruportedly by North Korea, and Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn turned it into a pun -- and a tease -- for one of the big mysteries of his Marvel franchise. Gunn, who is writing the sequel, posted this on his Instagram:

 

 

While none of these are completely out of the realm of conversation, many of these look to be joking Easter Eggs for fans of Marvel comics and popular entertainment. 

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