THOR-starts shooting Jan2010: Updates, Rumors & Casting till release

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  1. Captain Craig

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    Final decisions seem to be in the process of being made concerning Thor. Director Kenneth Branagh says to expect an announcement soon. Now what soon means in Hollywood speak could mean by the end of the month or end of the summer season. I hope its the former.
    With Iron Man 2 filming I am eager to see the next piece in this Cinematic Marvel Universe unfold with Thor.
     
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    I hope you're kidding.
     
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    You'd prefer maybe Nicholas Cage?!?

    :wtf:
     
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    Um. No.

    But, i would prefer someone who could act.

    Just because Triple H "looks" like Thor in his daily life doesn't mean he's the least bit right for the role, or to lead a movie that will cost millions and millions of dollars.
     
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    Given the way Hollywood works, I'll feel fortunate if it isn't Keanu or Will Ferrell... :rolleyes:
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  6. Captain Craig

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    Zoom is right here.
    I give you very recent Exhibit A: Sabretooth
    Did they ask back Tyler Mane? No, they got someone with some acting chops and that'll be needed for Thor as well. Frankly any main character which is why Mane was ok in X1, cause it was a bit part.
     
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    I love that they got somebody with the surname "Mane" to play Sabretooth.
     
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    Maybe The Expendables can respark interest in Dolph Lundgren! :p
     
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    I like Kevin McKidd a lot, but I wonder if he's imposing enough. Height isn't the issue, because few people are that big. It's about being imposing and intimidating. Which I think he can do, judging by Rome.

    The dude from Tru Blood looks the part. And he's a decent enough actor from what I've seen I guess. He'd need to bulk up though.

    Triple H looks the part, but he's got the charisma of a dead rat. And that's just in the ring.

    I hope they give him a beard. All Vikings should have beards. The one redeemable thing about The Ultimates was that they gave him a beard. Beardless Thor is too pretty looking for my tastes. No Viking should look like a GQ model IMO.
     
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    ^ Heh. I remember the first animated Ultimates movie, where they actually went with the beardless Thor:

    Pym: "Who's that?"
    Stark: "I don't know, but I'm glad she's on our side."

    Fictitiously yours, Trent Roman
     
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    Does anyone know, is Dr. Blake part of the Thor movie?

    My vote for Thor - Daniel Craig. Put glasses on him, he's bookish and learned. Take off his shirt, he's the Thunder God. I know he's older than they're aiming with this movie... but I'd say, work the character's age around the right actor, not the actor around the supposed age.
     
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    Daniel Craig already turned it down so I hear. Besides, Daniel Craig is like tiny. He's like 5'5.
     
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    Awesome if true. Deadline Hollywood is farily accurate but I'll still await the formal announcement.

    Be interesting if two generations of onscreen Kirk go into separate leading comic roles. What with Chris Pine still on the short list for Green Lantern.
     
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    So does that mean he won't be playing Sam Kirk in the Trek sequel? :p
     
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    Hey, good for him!!!!

    He was great in the short part that he had in Trek.

    I wonder if that pushed him over the finish line in getting cast!
     
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    I was in the Skaaragard camp but I'm happy with this announcement. I thought Hemsworth did a great job in a short but significant role in ST - much like Linus Roache did in Batman Begins, but with even less screen time. Nice to see him making the jump from supporting role to lead actor in another high profile gig.

    Perhaps they'll cast Shatner as Odin now! :p
     
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    Huh, seeing how Branaugh cast himself as Iago in his take on Othello and himself as Hamlet in his take on Hamlet I was hoping he'd cast himself as Loki...
     
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    He's too old to be Loki now. Would've been perfect 15 years ago.