"They felt that if they didn’t get that one right, it was going to be really, really difficult for the expansion across the rest of what they planned.”
Thor: Ragnarok is the third standalone adventure featuring Marvel’s Asgardian God of Thunder — and also the third Thor movie (after 2011’s Thor and 2013’s Thor: The Dark World) to feature a gratuitous shot of star Chris Hemsworth sans shirt for an extended scene. “And then [director] Taika Waititi came up to me and was said, ‘Ah, I feel like we got to put it in there. As Hemsworth stated at the top of the interview, he was asked by Thor director Kenneth Branagh to do a “shirt off” scene in the first film, and Hemsworth told MTV in 2013 that Marvel consigliere Joss Whedon suggested they add a similar sequence to Dark World.
In an interview with Deadline, 'Jackie' star says she still would feel challenged by a role in a CGI-heavy blockbuster like she had in 'Thor'...leaving the door open to, say, 'Avengers: Infinity War'?
Wanna know how Hollywood’s superhero sausage is made? Just ask a screenwriter. For the new book, On Story — Screenwriters and Filmmakers on Their Iconic Films, the Austin Film Festival gathered a trio of experienced comic-book movie scribes for a freewheeling panel discussion of the ins and outs of creating these giant-sized spectacles: Michael Green (Green Lantern); Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy); and Ashley Miller, who is in the unique position of having worked on both the inaugural Thor adventure for Marvel Studios, as well as X-Men: First Class for 20th Century Fox’s stand-alone ...