Luckily for us, Mark Ruffalo is kinder to fans than his Science Bros counterpart, Robert Downey Jr.
Ruffalo, who played Bruce Banner/The Hulk in the first Avengers film and an end-credit scene for Iron Man 3, instagrammed a couple of pictures from the set of Age of Ultron. Even better, the actor referenced the tumblr meme “Science Bros,” you can bet that launched a thousand shipper feels.
This doesn’t need much explanation. We’ve referenced before how much fans are dying to know, “What Happened in Budapest?” based on all those references between Black Widow and Hawkeye in The Avengers. As it often happens, when left to their own devices, fans will create their own headcanons until the official story comes along. This is, easily, one of our favorites yet.
After years of dreaming, fans of the Black Widow are just a little closer to a solo film for Natasha Romanoff. In February, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige told Digital Spy that Johansson’s character would be further developed in Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier and Avengers 2: Age of Ultron. The president then added that a standalone movie may also be in the works. Johansson lended her support to the idea at the Captain America 2 premier in the UK, March 20. The actress told reporters, “If you…