• Edward Norton was first approached to play Bruce Banner in this film, but he turned it down. He later accepted the role in 'The Incredible Hulk' in 2008.
  • Director Ang Lee took Eric Bana to watch a bare-knuckled boxing match to prepare him for the brutality of his role as 'The Hulk'.
  • Sam Elliot was so excited to work with director Ang Lee that he accepted the role of 'General Ross' without even reading the script!
  • Director Ang Lee turned down the opportunity to direct 'Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines' to work on this film.
  • The 'Hulk Dogs' that attack the Hulk in this film were designed by director Ang Lee's Son.