Like a lot of movie buffs who’ve mostly enjoyed the transition of Marvel superheroes to film, I was intrigued by the trailers for Thor and turned off by its clumsily designed rash of posters. This behind-the-scenes featurette has won me over. check it out!
Spectacular trailer! Looks like there will be no middle ground here – either it will rock the house, or fail epically!
Either way, it will not be boring!
It looks to me like Kenneth Branagh knows his Asgardians. Very cool!
Director Kenneth Branagh and Marvel Comics have found the man they want to step into the role of The Mighty Thor and have cast Australian born Chris Hemsworth as the hammer swinging action hero.
Hemsworth, whom movie viewers have recently seen as the heroic, but ill-fated George Kirk in the new Star Trek movie, is a ruggedly handsome 26 year old actor who is no stranger to action roles in movies. He is set to pick up Thor’s Hammer and step into the lead role when the movie goes into production in early January of 2010.
In this live action movie version of the long running Marvel comic, Thor, Hemsworth will play the slightly disabled Dr. Donald Blake who discovers that his alter ego is the none other than the ancient Norse god of thunder (and Thursday),