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Christopher Eccleston To Play Malekith The Accursed In Thor: The Dark World

No more Doctor Nice Guy! Filming on Thor: The Dark World begins in five days, with Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston and Natalie Portman all reprising their roles, so it's time to throw a supervillain into the pot to warm things up a bit. That supervillain is Malekith the Accursed, and according to an announcement […]

Loki Needs His Mommy

Rene Russo will be returning for Thor 2: The Dark World and despite not quite getting a grip on the bigger picture just yet, she knows where her character, Frigga, will be needed in this new narrative.Here's what she told Vulture about the ongoing family saga:I think they're going to need a good mom in[...]

The Yurts Are Gonna Get It In Thor 2

Not all of Thor 2: The Dark World is going to take place underground, or for that matter, in the dark.The production office have revealed plans (via SHH) for five weeks of day shoots in Bourne Woods, Surrey Make "your own" Shakespeare in the Park jokes now.During these five weeks, the film makers will:be establishing[...]

Thor 2 Set To Film Quite A Lot Of Scenes Underground… But Why?

We have verified that several scenes for Thor 2, the Marvel movieverse sequel set to get rolling in London and on nearby sound stages this summer, will be filmed underground Alongside the film's subtitle, The Dark World, this raises some interesting questions.Some long tunnels in London will be used for the filming of scenes that,[...]

When Bleeding Cool Met Mads Mikkelsen

His high profile roles in Thor 2 and as Hannibal Lector in Bryan Fuller's new TV show are going to change this, but right now, Mads Mikkelsen is a pretty poorly kept secret He's an actor that plenty of us love and have been following for a good few years, but is still just a[...]

Third Franchise Fandral For Thor 2 – Or Is It The First?

Originally, Stewart Townsend was cast as Fandral, one of the Warriors Three in Kenneth Branagh's Thor. Then, things went all Lord of the Rings, and Townsend was replaced by Josh Dallas. Officially speaking, there were "creative differences.:" Now that Josh Dallas is committed to Once Upon a Time, he's not able to return for the […]

Mads Mikkelson To Join Tom Hiddleston As Thor 2 Bad Guys

While Disney won't comment at all on the casting, Mads Mikkelsen has started negotiating a contract to play a villain in Thor 2 This will be his third time out playing a "baddie" in a popcorn picture, coming after a turn as Le Chiffre in Casino Royale and Rochefort in The Three Musketeers.I don't know[...]

Thor 2 To Get Rewrites From Saving Private Ryan's Robert Rodat

I think we call that a "mixed bag."Next out of the lucky dip is a rewrite assignment on Thor 2, reworking a draft from Don Payne.Deadline's story has an oh-so-precise projection for when the film will start shooting: later this year. Thank heavens we have Tom Hiddleston out there to clear things up He told Empire that[...]

Thor 2 Gets A New Director For Christmas

Alan Taylor, a long time TV director and the man who made mid-90s indie hit Palookaville, has been handed the reins of Thor 2 Marvel previously appointed Patty Jenkins, but she and the studio parted ways amidst some controversy.I remember Taylor's other feature Palookaville quite well It was a kind of caper comedy with film[...]

Marvel Know What They Want From These Potential Thor 2 Writers And Directors

As we reported a few days ago, Patty Jenkins has left the helm of the good ship Thor 2 due to some kind of "creative difference", but Marvel Studios aren't exactly stopping to mourn Instead, they're lining up possibilities for a replacement director and also seeking a new screenwriter.Here are the names they have lined[...]

Thor 2 Needs A New Director As Patty Jenkins Decides To Leave

Monster director Patty Jenkins was lauded by many as a brave choice to direct the upcoming Thor sequel, and many others at least acknowledged how surprising it was that Marvel had signed somebody with a history in character driven, largely spectacle-free and squarely adult-focused fare. But now, according to Deadline, she's leaving the project. There […]

Thor 2 Looks To Bring The First Female Director Into The Marvel Masterplan

Looks like his buddy Richard Clark had been led up the garden path a little: Brian Kirk hasn't locked down the directing gig on Thor 2.Instead, Marvel are looking at other candidates Out in front, it would seem, is Patty Jenkins.Jenkins made a splash in 2003 with Monster, her Aileen Wurnos biopic which won an[...]

Don Payne Gets Writer's Role On Thor 2

The freshly announced Thor 2 is to be written - or at least co-written - by ex-Simpsons scriptwriter Don Payne.He's got some experience with superhero fare, having perpetrated My Super Ex-Girlfriend and an early draft of Rise of the Silver Surfer Similarly, the chap I was speaking to earlier today who had, once upon a[...]