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Release Date: May 6, 2011 (North America)
Genres: Action, Comic Book, Fantasy MPAA Rating: PG-13
Production Phase: Completed
Studio: Paramount Pictures Production Company: Marvel Studios
Who's In It: Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Natalie Portman (Jane Foster), Anthony Hopkins (Odin), Colm Feore (Ymir)
Who's Making It: Kenneth Branagh (Director), Mark Protosevich (Screenwriter),
Premise: Cast out of his home realm by his father to learn humility, the Norse god of thunder battles against the forces of evil and the devilish plans of his trickster brother Loki for the safety... More »
Thursday, April 7, 2011
In this new clip from Thor, there's a quick shot of a guy armed with a bow observing the fight between the god of thunder and one of the SHIELD security men. Surely there can't be two guys in the Marvel movie universe using a bow, right? This has got to be our first glimpse at the Avenger known as Hawkeye (played by Jeremy Renner.)
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Friday, March 4, 2011
By the rainbow bridge of Asgard! Here's a brand new banner released today for Thor showing the Norse God of Thunder, his father Odin, Jane Foster and the defender of the rainbow bridge between Asgard and Earth, Heimdall.
The studio also dropped a new teaser one-sheet featuring the crimson mug of Thor. Venture into our Thor image gallery to see the bearded one's new poster!- Paramount Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Thursday, February 17, 2011
A brand new trailer for this year's thunder god movie dropped on the internets today, giving us our first look at The Destroyer (that robot-lookingf guy with the heat ray you're about to see.) What's also interesting from a marketing perspective is that this new Thor trailer downplays the sorcery and magic component of the story and gives attention to the human characters that the Norse thunder god interacts with.
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Sunday, February 6, 2011
During today's broadcast of Superbowl XLV, a new 30-second spot for Thor was shown. Catch it below:
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011
The French have been spotting this teaser poster for the Thor movie in the lobbies of their cinemas for the last couple of weeks. We could crack a joke about what a Norse thunder god sounds like when yelling in french, but we won't.Comment on this Scoop (1)
Thursday, December 30, 2010
An informant for The Wrap has said that Jeremy Renner will make a cameo in the Thor movie playing Hawkeye, the Marvel superheroic archer. Renner is a member of The Avengers cast, so it seems that his appearance in Thor serves much of the same purpose that Samuel L. Jackson's cameo at the end of the first Iron Man did to set up the larger Marvel movie universe.
How large Renner's role is in The Avengers wasn't revealed by the scooper.- The Wrap. Comment on this Scoop (1)
Friday, December 10, 2010
Verily, sons and daughters of Earth, behold the first trailer for Thor!
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Thursday, December 9, 2010
Here's Odinson! Marvel has debuted the teaser poster to Thor and we're treated to the backside of the Norse god of thunder. You should see this bad boy start appearing in theater lobbies this weekend.- Marvel. Comment on this Scoop (1)
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Yesterday a site called ComicBookMovie put the five-minute Thor sizzle reel from Comic-Con online and since then it's proliferated across the net. The studio hasn't as yet released an official statement about the leak. Was it intentional? Part of a viral marketing effort? If it was done without the approval of Marvel or Paramount then it had to have been by someone who had access to the master copy of the Comic-Con footage. So, who did it, and what was their intent?Comment on this Scoop (0)
Monday, July 26, 2010
Video from Saturday's Thor panel has gone up thank to Hall H's coverage of it. If you couldn't be in that room last weekend, here's your chance to see and hear the Thor creative team talk about how their movie is coming along...
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Friday, July 23, 2010
The curtain was raised today at the Comic-Con Marvel booth allowing visitors to look at the helmets of the Norse gods. Inside a glass display resting at the foot of Odin's throne chair were the actual movie headgear worn by Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Anthony Hopkins (Odin) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor).- Marvel. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Another new photo showing Thor in action has originated at USA Today, this one showing off the Norse god of thunder lifting his magical hammer Mjolnir from an outcropping of stone.
The photo appears in an article talking about the lead-up to Comic-Con, and how Marvel Studios prepared Thor director Kenneth Branagh for the intensity of what is to come. "They said to brace myself, that I'd never seen anything like it," said the director of the annual event.
"It's a bit scary, the power and devotion they have," comments the film's star, Chris Hemsworth, about the comic book savvy fans. "A couple of months ago I was feeling secure and went online to see what people were saying. Some people loved we were doing a movie; some people already hated it. I'll never read comments again."- USA Today. Comment on this Scoop (1)
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Marvel Studios and Paramount Pictures have released an exclusive Comic-Con poster featuring conceptual artwork for the Thor film. They're likely to be handed out at the Marvel Studios' special signing events taking place on Saturday.Comment on this Scoop (0)
Monday, July 19, 2010
Sunday's Los Angeles Times published this photo showing an impressive set of Thor, as well as showing us for the first time the characters of Frigga (Rene Russo's character, top left) and Tom Hiddleston's Loki (bottom left) wearing his signature curled helmet. That's Anthony Hopkins as Odin at the top of the dias and Thor kneeling in front of the Norse elder god.- The Los Angeles Times. Comment on this Scoop (2)
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
The first reveal of the Thor movie costumes for Odin and Loki took place today as the L.A. Times' Hero Complex blog published the photo along with the news that both this film as well as Captain America will be released in post-production 3D.
Marvel Studios president of production, Kevin Feige, insists that both of the new films won't suffer from a rushed 3D conversion that's effected other pictures. "In being able to think in 3-D from the start -- and having every bit of our special effects rendered in true 3-D -- we have the opportunity to do it right," Feige told the outlet. "When you're working with a director like Ken Branagh or Joe Johnston, they're not going to settle for less than perfect image. They're not going to settle for something that isn't up to the artistry of everything else they've done on the film ... they're not going to put on some overlay in the last 10 to 12 weeks of post-production for a fiscal reason."- The Los Angeles Times. Comment on this Scoop (6)