Art imitates life in the case of Marvel's "Thor: Ragnarok," in which the #Hulk has been living quite the sweet life in Sakaar, despite being a warrior. #Mark Ruffalo, who plays the green giant in the MCU, recently spoke out about how Hulk has been doing since he disappeared after "Avengers: Age of Ultron." According to the actor, he's living life well in another dimension, this time in Sakaar, where he'll get to see Thor again. Comic Book reported that according to Ruffalo, Hulk is "adored and admired" in Sakaar, where he often fights other warriors in the Grandmaster's (Jeff Goldblum) gladiator arena. The actor said to Total Film, "Hulk has loved his time on Sakaar, and why wouldn't he? He has a hot tub in his apartment."

Hulk helps fight Hela

When "Thor: Ragnarok" premieres in November, Hulk will travel to another dimension, from Sakaar to Asgard, where Hela (Cate Blanchett) is wreaking havoc and promising to rebuild Asgard "in my image." Mark Ruffalo recently opened up about working with Marvel's first ever female villain, and he had nothing but praise for the Academy Award-winning Australian actress.

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He told the Indian Express (via Screen Rant) that both Blanchett and Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie [VIDEO], are "amazing, powerful, strong, beautiful, intelligent." He also shared that Hela, unlike the other gods viewers have been introduced to, has "all the rage." Ruffalo explained that unlike Thor, Hela is "angry" and "wants to come back and take what she feels is rightfully hers." He also believes that Hela has been "pushed so far into the darkness" that it transformed her into the "manifestation of death."

'Ragnarok' as a standalone film

The "Thor" series has often been criticized for the lack of its continuity, mostly because all three films were directed by different directors. While directors do make it a point to make their iteration different from other previously released films in the series, Taika Waititi explained to Screen Rant earlier this month that the upcoming "Thor: Ragnarok" is "a standalone thing." He did admit, however, that he "respects" the previously released "Thor" films but did not want to get caught up in what went down in the previous films to make sure his film was like an extension of those.

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Instead, he explained that fans who are new to the franchise may see this film for the first time and look at it as the first "Thor" film ever, as it is independent of those that came before it. Fans will get to see Thor and Hulk team up when "Thor: Ragnarok" premieres on November 3.

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