Del Toro and Eick are said to be in negotiations for the series, to be produced between ABC Studios and Marvel TV. According to the article, it will feature a Dr. Bruce Banner in his 20’s and will mix CGI with practical effects to depict the Hulk on-screen.
Del Toro and Eick are expected to work together on the story with Eick drafting the script and del Toro potentially attached to direct the pilot as well as develop the look of the Hulk himself. Though no specific timeline has been confirmed, Deadline suspects a fall 2012 premiere.
Del Toro is best known for his career as directing with projects like Hellboy and Pan’s Labyrinth while Eick has acted as Executive Producer on the rebooted “Battlestar Galactica” and its subsequent spinoffs.