We reported last week that Marvel would not be bringing back The Incredible Hulk star Edward Norton to reprise his role in their upcoming ensemble film and now we have word on his potential replacement. Deadline New York is reporting that Mark Ruffalo is in final talks to portray The Hulk in The Avengers.

The original story revealed that Marvel was planning on casting an unknown actor for the role but, according to this new story, Ruffalo is in, "late-stage talks" to take on the role.

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We'll be sure to keep you posted on this breaking story as soon as more information comes in.