Taika Waititi to write and direct Thor 4

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Mage, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. Mage

    Mage Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jun 17, 2007
  2. USS Firefly

    USS Firefly Commodore Commodore

    Jan 7, 2013
    I have mixed feelings about it.
    Thor 3 was ok but not balanced, on the one hand jou have Thor joking around and on the other a genocide in Asgard.

    But I hope that Lady Sif returns
  3. FPAlpha

    FPAlpha Vice Admiral Admiral

    Nov 7, 2004
    Mannheim, Germany
    I agree and for me it's one of the worst Marvel movies (which still is better than most DC movies :D ).

    If they want to make a comedy then do so but pick a character who is already known for his humor.. Peter Parker, snarky Tony Stark etc. Thor was not much of a joking guy so the entire tone of Thor 3 rubbed me wrong.

    But it's apparently decided and Thor will probably remain the weakest character series in the MCU in my opinion.
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  4. F. King Daniel

    F. King Daniel Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Nov 5, 2008
    King Daniel Beyond
    Ragnarok was one of my favourite MCU movies, so I'm 100% on board.
  5. mos6507

    mos6507 Commodore Commodore

    Dec 22, 2010
    I didn't see MiB International but based on the other stuff Chris Hemsworth has done lately (yes, including Ghostbusters 2016) he's displayed so much talent for comedy that it would be a waste not to keep using it, even if it makes Thor the butt of the joke. I would understand why longtime Thor fans wouldn't like that, though. But I think the guy is actually funnier than Chris Pratt. Maybe it's the accent. I dunno.
  6. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Jul 23, 2001
    Thor 4 is actually happening? Eh, I say leave him with the Guardians of the Galaxy and give Valkyrie her own movie.
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  7. USS Firefly

    USS Firefly Commodore Commodore

    Jan 7, 2013
    A Valkyrie and lady Sif movie :)
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  8. tomalak301

    tomalak301 Fleet Admiral Premium Member

    Mar 2, 2003
    San Jose, CA
    I hope the next Black Panther movie comes out first. Waititi did such a great job with Black Panther and Thor has been the weakest in the Marvel Universe that I would prefer to see the Black Panther movie first.
  9. flavaflav

    flavaflav Fleet Captain Premium Member

    May 21, 2004
    Waititi didn't direct BP. He directed Ragnarok. Ryan Coogler directed BP.
  10. tomalak301

    tomalak301 Fleet Admiral Premium Member

    Mar 2, 2003
    San Jose, CA
    I thought he did both for some reason. Never mind.
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  11. Samurai8472

    Samurai8472 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Mar 27, 2007
    They should call this movie

    The Fantastic Thor

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  12. Serveaux

    Serveaux American Premium Member

    Dec 30, 2013
    Not Dead Yet
    I'll pay money to see another Thor movie only if Waititi directs it, and as another comedy.
  13. Gaith

    Gaith Vice Admiral Admiral

    May 11, 2008
    San Francisco, CA
    He really started flexing his quippery in Ultron, and while that was probably as much a function of Whedon's writing in general than a specific choice for the character, it did kinda lay the groundwork for Ragnarok's tone.

    Myself, I love The Dark World almost as much as Ragnarok, but while I can understand being frustrated by the character's comedic turn, I think it's fair to assume that without said evolution, we wouldn't be getting a Thor 4 at all, as Hemsworth's contract was fulfilled with Endgame.
  14. TREK_GOD_1

    TREK_GOD_1 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    May 24, 2006
    Escaped from Delta Vega

    Well, he's that now. His being so removed from typical human personality in Thor and The Avengers made him stand out to me--he was still the outsider/"Thunder God" who was a world (of personality) all his own as seen in the early comics, but bumping him into Dumb Fat Drunk Jokester realm is such a hard turn that did not happen naturally, so it stands out, and not in a good way. As you touch on, he's Thor, not Parker or Stark.
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  15. JD

    JD Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Jul 22, 2004
    Arizona, USA
    I loved Ragnarok, so I am very, very happy Waititi is back for Thor 4.
  16. Enterprise is Great

    Enterprise is Great Vice Admiral Admiral

    Oct 24, 2004
    The Island
    I'll take Ragnarok over crap like The Dark World or the mediocrity of the first Thor movie any day.
  17. saddestmoon

    saddestmoon Captain Captain

    Feb 21, 2009
    New Zealand
    Yep - I loved Thor: Ragnarok also, so am happy there’s gonna a fourth movie with Waititi directing!
  18. Professor Zoom

    Professor Zoom Admiral Admiral

    Sep 16, 2004
    I enjoyed Ragnarok enough I can have another go. And I’m intrigued where they left off with Thor at the end of Endgame that I’m curious what’s next for the character.
  19. Reyman

    Reyman Commander Red Shirt

    Oct 23, 2017
    I just hope we don't get fat Thor
  20. FreezeC77

    FreezeC77 Commodore Commodore

    Dec 26, 2002
    i think the groundwork for comedic Thor was from that first Thor living with Darryl short.

    I remember watching Ragnarok and thinking they used THAT version of Thor.
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