A primer on how the characters and events depicted in Marvel's latest blockbuster fall on the overall timeline leading up to "Avengers: Infinity War."
The actor reveals "Ragnarok" dialogue that didn't make the final cut and why he considers an upcoming DC movie his "Big."
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.
Some superhero sidekicks are so good that they need more screen time of their own, such as Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman, Idris Elba’s Heimdall, and more.
"Thor: The Dark World": Pedigree Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston discuss how the relationship between Thor and Loki has changed since ‘The Avengers.’ © 2013 Marvel Studios