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Thor starts shooting early next year

Posted by LiveFor on November 13, 2009

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UPDATE: Now we have our first look at Chris Hemsworth as Thor. END OF UPDATE.

UPDATE: 12/01/10 – Filming has now begin – more here END OF UPDATE.

Production Weekly reports that shooting on Marvel’s Thor is set to start in Los Angeles in mid-January. After that the production will “move to Santa Fe, New Mexico from March till late-April.”

This epic adventure spans the Marvel Universe; from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Thor is directed by Kenneth Branagh and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Jaimie Alexander, Anthony Hopkins, Colm Feore, Stellan Skarsgård, Robert De Niro, Jude Law and Samuel L. Jackson.

It is due out on 20th May 2011 from Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios.

2 Responses to “Thor starts shooting early next year”

  1. Pat said

    what a f****ing cast. i dont think de niro is gonna be in it in the end thou. also either hopkins or skarsgard is gonna be dropped.

    • liveforfilms said

      Yeah I can’t see De Niro being in it when the dust settles although he was in Stardust and appears to be starring in whatever he can at the moment. However, I think the fact Branagh is directing it means that lots of big names and cool actors will want to be in the film.

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