Marvel Studios and Paramount will be unleashing Thor upon the world in just under two months — the film opens on May 6 — and we could well see another chunk or two of the film released to the public before opening day. In the meantime, check out the French trailer for the film, which offers a couple of very slight new visions that didn’t make it into the last couple domestic trailers. Read More »

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Annette Haywood-Carter, a former script supervisor who jumped to directing (Foxfire, with a young Angelina Jolie, for instance), is preparing to shoot the period drama Savannah in the Georgia town of the same name, and has secured the final pieces of the film’s cast. Jim Caviezel and Chiwetel Ejiofor have joined Bradley Whitford, Jaimie Alexander, Jack McBrayer and Hal Holbrook. Read More »

‘Thor’ Trailer

In late July we saw a leaked version of the Comic Con trailer for Thor. The very unofficial release spread like wildfire, but Marvel Studios managed to scrub it away from many corners of the web.

Now the official trailer release is out, and you can see it after the break. Read More »

Jennifer Love Hewitt Fighting For Wonder Woman Role

We have a few superhero related mini movie news items to get to, so I thought we’d compile them in one post. After the jump you can see a low-resolution first look at Jaimie Alexander as Sif in Marvel’s big screen adaptation of Thor, Jennifer Love Hewitt is campaigning to play Wonder Woman in the long in development movie adaptation, and we find out that comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis turned down the chance to pen the Spider-Man Spin-Off Venom movie.

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Plot Synopsis Revealed for Marvel’s Thor

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Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment have released an updated official plot synopsis for the big screen adaptation of Thor, along with preliminary credits. No huge surprises, but a few confirmations. All the information is included, after the jump.
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Kat Dennings Joins Thor, But Who Will She Play?

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Just when you thought you had learned the complete cast of the big screen adaptation of Marvel’s Thor, we learn one last surprise. Thor star Natalie Portman accidentally revealed to MTV that her “good friend” “amazing actress” Kat Dennings has been cast in Kenneth Branagh adaptation. Portman didn’t reveal what character Dennings would play in the film. Portman is playing Jane Foster, nurse to Thor’s human alter-ego Donald Blake, and Jaimie Alexander is the Asgardian warrior Sif, so what role could Dennings play? We have a couple ideas after the jump.

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Marvel Studios Starts Shooting Thor in January

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This is basically TweetNews confirming a plan that was mentioned in May. Last night, Production Weekly said over Twitter that Marvel Studios would begin shooting Thor in January. With Kenneth Branagh‘s tale of the Norse thunder god on schedule and finally about to go before cameras, hopefully we’ll soon see some production design, costumes and other materials. Meanwhile, here’s a rundown of what we know so far. Read More »

Jaimie Alexander and Colm Feore Join Thor

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Two more actors have joined Thor. Jaimie Alexander (Kyle XY) and Colm Feore (Riddick, Face/Off) have joined the cast of Kenneth Branagh‘s Marvel comic book adaptation. Alexander will play Sif, who is skilled Asgardian warrior who can hold her own, and is a love interest of Thor. However, the identity of Feore’s character is being kept tightly under wraps, and THR claims “the studio isn’t even sending the actors the script — though it is known to be a villain.”
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