in , ,
- Advertisment -

Captain America: New World Order Rumored To Be Introducing a ‘Hulk Army’ Born From She-Hulk

Captain America New World Order Hulk Army

While the public reaction to She-Hulk: Attorney at Law has been divided, many fans of Tatiana Maslany’s major MCU debut are still enjoying it. However, fans are still wondering what the greater picture might be for her character in the MCU.

Hulk and She-Hulk
Hulk and She-Hulk

The Leader, the major antagonist of Captain America: New World Order, was revealed at the D23 Expo 2022, hinting at the MCU’s next Incredible Hulk narrative. The Leader (aka Samuel Sterns) usually appears as one of the Hulk’s principal foes, but when the character was touted as a villain in a Captain America film, many D23 attendees were perplexed. However, given the MCU’s path with The Leader, this Captain America: New World Order news most likely reveals the next Hulk narrative.

Also Read: She-Hulk Reportedly Appears in Captain America: New World Order, Disney+ Series Allegedly Has Major Tie-in With Rumored World War Hulk Movie

How will the leader tie in She-Hulk and Captain America 4?

In The Incredible Hulk, Samuel Sterns, played by Tim Blake Nelson, became infected with Bruce Banner’s gamma-radiated blood through a cut on his forehead, resulting in the appearance of The Leader. Sterns’ brain begins to mutate as he lies on the floor, potentially establishing him as a villain in a sequel. 

The Incredible Hulk 2 never materialized, and despite being one of the MCU’s early villain teases, The Leader has yet to appear in another MCU film. With the announcement that The Leader will be the villain of Captain America 4, it appears plausible that another Hulk-centered story may be a key focus for the MCU in the future.

The leader to appear in Captain America: New World Order
The leader to appear in Captain America: New World Order

The title Captain America: New World Order suggests that The Leader will attempt a classic plot. The Leader is obsessed with creating a master race of Hulks in the comics, and he requires Hulk blood to accomplish it. Jennifer Walters’ She-Hulk was created as a result of becoming infected with Banner’s blood, proving that the MCU can produce additional Hulks in this manner.

You may also like: Captain America: New World Order Does What She-Hulk Couldn’t – Give Us a Comic Book Accurate Version of the Leader as Main Villain

Many speculate that The Leader is attempting to obtain She-Hulk’s blood in order to create more Hulks, with the Wrecking Crew paid to obtain Jennifer Walters’ blood by a secret boss in She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. When combined with the title Captain America 4, the presence of The Leader as a villain clearly suggests that Captain America and The Winter Soldier may be facing a battle against an army of newly generated gamma monsters, potentially with the assistance of Hulk.

An army of Hulks is forthcoming in the MCU

Bruce Banner and the Hulk have mostly become supporting characters in the MCU, thus a cameo appearance by him in Captain America: New World Order would not be shocking. Hulk also appeared in Thor: Ragnarok and She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, demonstrating Mark Ruffalo‘s willingness to take a supporting role in many MCU projects. Furthermore, Hulk should face off against The Leader in his feature film debut. While Sam Wilson is powerful, he cannot defeat an army of The Leader’s Hulks without the assistance of Bruce Banner and Jennifer Walters.

Army of Hulk
Army of Hulk

While nothing has been confirmed, Bruce Banner appears in Captain America: New World Order. D23 hinted that The Leader’s intentions may involve gamma radiation and the development of an army of Hulks, and Banner should debut at the start of a major Hulk-centric MCU arc. The Leader will be the main antagonist in Captain America: New World Order and Captain America enlisting the Incredible Hulk and She-Hulk to stop him makes perfect sense.

Also Read: ‘Imagine a dark, 300-style World War Hulk movie’: Internet Wants Zack Snyder’s MCU Debut With Rumoured World War Hulk Project in What Could Be the Darkest Marvel Movie Yet

Also, New World Order may lead to the creation of agents of S.M.A.S.H by introducing further gamma characters like A-bomb, Red Hulk, Skaar, etc.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law is streaming on Disney+ and releases a new episode every Thursday. Captain America: New World Order will release on May 3, 2024.

Source: World War Hulk Updates

Written by Rishav Deb Roy

Rishav Deb Roy is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Cost and Management Accounts from Chandigarh University and he is also a budding Chartered Accountant aspirant. He has always been passionate about writing and has been honing his skills since a very early age. He uses his writing skills to help businesses create compelling content that engages and informs their audiences. Rishav says he has a passion to research on many things, especially anything related to pop culture. He’s been following them since a very early age and is eager to work on them. Currently, he is working as a Content Writer at Fandomwire.