Kenneth Branagh Talks About Thor Continuity

The Los Angeles Times has a nice little article where they speak to Kenneth Branagh about the differences between Thor and Iron Man films.  Here’s an excerpt. “It’s how you dance pretty close to the edge to get the sort of modernity and the edge that ‘Iron Man’ has and the real sharp comic sensibility […]

Robert Downey Jr. Filming Thor Cameo?

For anybody watching The Golden Globes on Sunday night, you may have noticed Robert Downey Jr. sporting his Tony Stark facial hair.  Websites that got to interview him over the last couple months have said that he wasn’t sporting that hair after his initial shoot on Iron Man 2.  What this regrowth has done has […]

Thor Starts Shooting in January!

This is great news.  Thor is the one property here that’s been starting to pick up in terms of news so we new this would come soon. “Marvel Studios will kick-off principal photography for the Kenneth Branagh-directed Thor in Los Angeles in mid-January. The production will then move to Santa Fe, New Mexico from March […]

Captain America Meets Indiana Jones?

The Incredible Hulk director Louis Leterrier spoke with the Los Angeles Times about his upcoming Clash of the Titans remake and shared his thoughts on The Avengers, as well as The First Avengers: Captain America. On The Avengers: “I’ll tell you my real dream: To work with Joe Johnston and [“Thor” director] Kenneth Branagh and Jon […]

Natalie Portaman = Jane Foster In THOR!

Wow, this is some really great casting news.  Marvel has issued an official press release announcing that Natalie Portman will play Jane Foster in Kenneth Branagh’s THOR “Natalie Portman to Star as Jane Foster in Marvel Studios’ THOR Marvel Studios announced today that Academy Award® nominated actress Natalie Portman has been cast to star as […]

Now We Have Our Loki

Nikki Finke is once again breaking the news about casting in the upcoming Thor film, yesterday it was the Norse God himself, and today it’s his nemesis Loki.  The main baddie in the film will be portrayed by British actor Tom Hiddleston (pretty unknown to American audiences).  According to Finke, Hiddelston has shared the stage […]

Thor Has Been Cast!

For those of you who made it out to see J.J. Abrams Star Trek re-boot (great film btw), you should recognize Chris Hemsworth as George Kirk, Captain Kirk’s father.  Well, from now on you’ll recognize him as Thor in both both the solo Thor movie directed by Kenneth Branagh, as well as The Avengers.  Here’s […]

Release Dates Updated

Marvel has updated it’s first quarter earnings and it gives us a good time line for production starts & release dates for The Avengers, as well as it’s lead in films. “Iron Man 2 is, of course, already filming for a May 7, 2010 release, but Marvel said this morning that the Kenneth Branagh-directed Thor […]

Thor To Be A Faithful Adaptaion

Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Joe Quesada sat down with Comic Book Resources while at the New York Comic-Con and spoke a little bit about Kenneth Branagh’s take on Thor for the upcoming big screen version.  Here’s a snippet from i09. “[Branagh] has immersed himself in [the comics]… He was talking about characters and villains that even […]

Kenneth Branagh Chats About Thor

General Zod is Thor!  Kidding.  IGN spoke to Kenneth Branagh while he was out promoting Valkyrie and made a joke about Terence Stamp possibly playing Thor in the upcoming film.  Branagh, making a point regarding where they are at with casting, which is nowhere basically.  Either way, he seems excited to do it, which is […]

Thor Getting Close To Being Cast

Actor Kevin McKidd (HBO’s Rome) has apparently been continuing talks with Marvel to play the Norse God in question.  IGN caught up with the actor at the Punisher: War Zone premiere where he also confimred that Kenneth Branagh is still on board as dirctor.  It’s good to hear something about this movie, it seems like it’s been a while. Source: […]