Archive for Thor

News: Thor: The Dark World Set Pics And Casting News

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 30, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Director Alan Taylor is busy filming Thor: The Dark World here in the UK for the next month or so and superherohype.com have managed to get ahold of some pics of the set while the production is busy in Bourne Wood.  Continue reading

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News: Thor: The Dark World Closing In On Its Villain

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 4, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

 

We reported a few months back that Mads Mikkelsen, best known for playing Le Chiffre in Casino Royale, was being lined up to play the villain in Thor 2, now officially known as Thor: The Dark World. Mads had to drop out after committing himself to the Hannibal TV series. Thor isn’t the only superhero franchise to be affected by Hannibal either – David Slade had to drop out of making the new Daredevil feature for Fox Studios after agreeing to direct the pilot. So, who are Marvel Studios lining up to play the new big bad opposite Chris Hemsworth? Continue reading

News: Marvel Panel At San Diego Comic Con Announces “Phase Two” – Iron Man 3, Thor 2, Captain America 2, Guardians Of The Galaxy, And Ant-Man

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 17, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Marvel Studios showed no sign of slowing their pace after the massive success of The AvengersQuite the opposite, in fact. No, Marvel used their panel at San Diego Comic Con to announce they were beginning “Phase Two” of their film strategy, and boy is it a biggie! Let’s talk the big boys first. Continue reading

News: More Iron Man 3 Casting News and Potential Thor 2 Big Bad

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 26, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Well, yes, of course that would happen. As soon as I write a round up of Marvel movie news, a truckload of casting info is revealed for Iron Man 3 and a familiar face enters talks for the role of big bad in Thor 2. Let’s get to it… Continue reading

Review: The Avengers (Avengers Assemble)

Posted in Movie Review, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 1, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The seed was sewn back in 2008 with Jon Favreau’s Iron Man. Samuel L. Jackson’s cameo appearance as Nick Fury at the end of the film. The Avenger Initiative, he said. The very mention sent a quiver of excitement down the spines of every comic book loving geek the world over. Would Marvel Studios really bring all their heroes (licensing willing) together in one movie? Could they? Four years and four films laying the groundwork (The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger), and we arrive at the big moment – The Avengers. And my gosh, are we ready for it.

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News: 20+ Pics From The Avengers To Tide You Over Until Release

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 25, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Yes, The Avengers finally assemble for us lucky islanders here in the UK in but one short day. To celebrate that fact, and to push excitement levels to their zenith, I’ve collected a whole lot of frankly awesome shots from the movie for your perusal – starting with The Hulk smashing the heck out of a fighter jet! Continue reading

News: The Avengers Vids, Pictures, And Wallpapers Galore!

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Avengers is going great guns in the run up to the release of the film at the end of the month. We’re being thrown character-based vids, tons of new pics, and some fancy wallpapers in a desperate bid to get us to part with our hard-earned cash and carry our hefty frames to the cinema screens. There was no need, we’ve been itching to do it ever since The Avengers was announced. Anyway, let’s check them out. Continue reading