Thor

Podcast 13: Inside This Glass

The triumvirate is back for this sixth prime-numbered episode, almost none of which was recorded behind glass. The dorks find themselves deluged with games, fatigued of comics events, and infected with empathy—but it's all good.

Thor adds Asano, Stevenson and Townsend

The cast for Kenneth Branagh’s Thor just keeps getting better and better.  Twitch is reporting that the big screen adaptation of Marvel’s Norse hero has added three more extremely talented actors to its already stellar cast.  Tadanobu Asano (Ichi the Killer, Mongol), Ray Stevenson (Rome, Punisher: Warzone) and Stuart Townsend (Queen of the Damned, The […]

Anthony Hopkins to play Thor’s Daddy

The Heat Vision Blog has some intriguing news about Kenneth Branagh’s big screen adaptation of Marvel Comics Thor, both on the casting and story front.  Word has come down that Sir Anthony Hopkins is in negotiations to play Odin, the chief god of Asgard and the father of Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and his brother Loki […]

Thor has Found His Loki

Hello Everyone Jeff here, glad to be back and I’m very excited about this bit of casting news. Why am I excited? Director Kenneth Branagh has demonstrated an ability to spot talent time and time again for his many film adaptations of Shakespeare plays. He takes stage actors and casts them in unlikely film roles. His selection […]

Captain Kirk’s Dad Cast as Thor

Deadline Hollywood Daily has confirmed that Chris Hemsworth; who most will recognize as the ill-fated George Kirk from J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek reboot, has been cast as Thor. The big screen adaptation of Marvel Comics’ Thor is being helmed by Kenneth Branagh, who many considered an unconventional choice to direct. Branagh’s involvement led many to believe […]

Has Kenneth Branagh Found his Thor?

Latino Review has a scoop regarding the Kenneth Branagh directed Thor movie from Marvel.  At this point it is unsubstantiated, but apparently Branagh was spotted having lunch with Alexander Skarsgård(son of Stellan Skarsgård), best known for his work on HBO‘s excellent Generation Kill and so-so True Blood.  Skarsgard, long a fan favourite to play the […]

Marvel Comics Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Top 70 Comics Countdown

Hard to believe that little old Marvel Comics is celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year.  To celebrate Marvel.com is counting down the Top 70 Marvel Comics as voted by their readers. Some great books on the list so far, but let’s be honest:  the company may be 70 years old, but the only Marvel Comics […]