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Thor: Ragnarok director responds to concerns over the film’s comedic tone

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The director of upcoming Marvel sequel Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi, has weighed in on any fan concerns regarding the film’s recently revealed comedic tone.

You can never please everyone, and those that try and are destined to fail. It seems director of the latest Thor movie Taika Waititi understands this when responding on Twitter to the concerns of a fan, who brought up their reservations over the supposedly heavy comedic tone of Thor’s third solo outing.

Waititi responded by saying “Sounds like some people need to laugh”, and didn’t seem to be in the mood to offer reassurances of any kind. Take a look at the exchange here…

Sounds like they need to laugh. https://t.co/fCB5AwQoDA

Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) February 21, 2017

Pffffffrrrrrtttt (fart sound)… https://t.co/QCNpDcJFam

Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) February 19, 2017

To be fair, without seeing the film, one can’t possibly comment on »

- Samuel Brace

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Tom Hiddleston says Loki would “probably dismiss Doctor Strange” and his magic

9 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tom Hiddleston recently spoke to IGN as part of the Kong: Skull Island promotional campaign, but naturally he was fielded questions regarding the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Specifically, Hiddleston was asked how Loki would react to Doctor Strange and Hela, to which Hiddleston replied:

“I think he probably dismisses Strange. Yes, his sorcery is very impressive, but Loki’s been doing that for centuries so who cares. Hela is a different beast and full of surprises and actually might have been someone with whom at one time he could’ve gotten along, but the circumstances have changed.”

See Also: Thor: Ragnarok concept art sees Thor battling The Hulk, first look at Cate Blanchett’s Hela

We may find out just how Loki reacts to Doctor Strange later this year, as both Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch are set to feature in Thor: Ragnarok.

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” Thor is imprisoned »

- Robert Kojder

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John Boyega Dreams of Better Days in New Pacific Rim 2 Photo

21 February 2017 10:24 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Ever since production started on Pacific Rim 2, we've seen a number of photos from the set, many of which have come from one of the sequel's stars, John Boyega. Today we have yet another glimpse at his character Jake Pentecost, the son of Idris Elba's Stacker Pentecost from the original Pacific Rim. While this image doesn't reveal much about the story, we do get a new glimpse at Jake, seemingly lost in reflection, as filming continues on this highly-anticipated sequel.

The actor posted this latest image on Instagram, which comes just a few days after director Steven S. DeKnight shared the official logo for the sequel. We also recently got a glimpse at some of the new Jaeger robots teased in promo artwork, with one slightly resembling the Gipsy Danger Jaeger from the first movie. John Boyega already shared that the original Gipsy Danger is returning in previously-released concept art, »

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Tom Hiddleston says Thor: Ragnarok features the funniest depiction of Thor we’ve seen

21 February 2017 5:04 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Whenever Taika Waititi is asked about his upcoming entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Ragnarok, he usually goes on record saying that the blockbuster will also feature his unique flavor of comedy previously seen in critical hits such as What We Do In The Shadows and Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Falling in line with these statements is a video posted by Fandango where Tom Hiddleston is at a press event promoting the upcoming March blockbuster Kong: Skull Island. He talks about the tone of the Marvel threequel, stating the following:

“At the end of The Dark World, Loki is on the throne. At the beginning of Ragnarok, Thor has a few questions, Loki is endearingly enigmatic about providing answers. Taika Waititi is such a spirited, hilarious individual, and he and Chris Hemsworth became very fast friends. What was great for me to see was to see their friendship kind of blossom, »

- Robert Kojder

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Pacific Rim 2 Logo Unveiled

16 February 2017 1:19 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last week, fans finally got their first official look at John Boyega in Pacific Rim: Uprising as Jake Pentecost, the young son of Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) from the original Pacific Rim. Since we haven't been given any official plot details thus far, as production continues on this epic action sequel, photos will have to suffice for now. Today director Steven S. DeKnight unveiled the official logo for the sequel. There isn't much to be gleaned from this logo, as far as plot details go, but the blazing streak of fire between the Pacific and Rim hints that this sequel certailny won't skimp on the action.

Director Steven S. DeKnight took to Instagram today to unveil this official logo, although he wouldn't offer any further details, as production continues. This image comes just a few days after a new poster teased new Jaeger robots, one of which resembles the iconic »

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Thor Ragnarok: The Director Gives A Tease, But Is Hela Really Ragnarok?

16 February 2017 10:45 AM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Many hardcore Marvel fans did not like Thor: Darkworld, and while it did have it's moments, it was definitely a subpar film. So when I heard that Thor: Ragnarok may be based on Planet Hulk, I completely flipped out. In the books, sometime around the Skrull War, Hulk was stranded on a gladiator type planet and became more of an intellectual force of nature as opposed to the typical lower intelligence Hulk (with the exception of the Grey Hulk) we have always known. I had to wonder just how they would handle the duo of Thor and Hulk in space. Would this be just another dull Thor flop?

Executive producer Brad Winderbaum thinks not.

"It's going to have some of the wildest, craziest, most amazing action you've ever seen in the McU, the Thor / Hulk relationship is one that is incredible."

Also, if you know anything about the Ragnarok story in the comics, »

- Drew Carlton

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Taika Waititi says Thor: Ragnarok will feature laughs and spectacle

16 February 2017 4:15 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

On the Phase Three bonus featurette for the Doctor Strange Blu-ray, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi (Hunt for the Wilderpeople) has discussed what he hopes to bring to the table for his addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in terms of the film’s tone.

Via Comicbook, Waititi states “I want to take people on an adventure that keeps people laughing along the way, but also has the spectacle,” which is in line with what to expect from the director based on his previous work.

Producer Brad Winderbaum also offered a comment, saying: “It’s going to have some of the wildest, craziest, most amazing action you’ve ever seen in the McU.”

See Also: Thor: Ragnarok concept art sees Thor battling The Hulk, first look at Cate Blanchett’s Hela

See Also: Behind-the-scenes images from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Thor: Ragnarok

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok, »

- Robert Kojder

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More "Thor: Ragnarok" and "Planet Hulk"

15 February 2017 7:14 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek footage, plus images and promotional illustrations supporting Marvel Studios "Thor: Ragnarok", adapting Marvel Comics' "Planet Hulk" storyline, showcasing 'Bruce Banner' aka 'Hulk' as a gladiator on the planet 'Sakaar':

"...in Marvel Studios' 'Thor: Ragnarok', 'Thor' is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time...

"...to get back to 'Asgard' to stop 'Ragnarok' — the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization — at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless 'Hela'. 

"But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger — the 'Incredible Hulk'..."

"Thor: Ragnarok" is directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett...

...Idris Elba, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Thor: Ragnarok »

- Michael Stevens

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Thor: Ragnarok Concept Art Unleashes Hela and Gladiator Hulk

14 February 2017 9:18 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel Studios really likes to keep the conversation raging for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so they never go too long without releasing something to keep fans excited and talking about their future releases. This year, for the first time, they are releasing three movies starting with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, then Spider-Man: Homecoming and last but most certainly not least, Thor: Ragnarok. In order to tease fans a little bit with what's to come in Thor 3, Marvel has released some brand new concept art, which gives us a look at the villain and an epic duel.

The newly released concept art from Marvel comes as part of the digital HD release of Doctor Strange, which arrives today. As part of the "Marvel Studios Phase 3 Exclusive Look," some new art from Thor: Ragnarok was released and it is extremely encouraging. One of the shots features Thor and Loki seemingly in New York city, »

- MovieWeb

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Darryl Jacobson returns in Team Thor: Part 2

14 February 2017 6:41 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

To coincide with the home-entertainment release of Doctor Strange, Marvel has released one of the bonus features, Team Thor: Part 2, which follows on from last year’s Comic-Con promo for Thor: Ragnarok and features the return of Thor Odinson and his New Zealand roommate Darryl Jacobson! Check it out below, and watch the original short here…

See Also: Thor: Ragnarok concept art sees Thor battling The Hulk, first look at Cate Blanchett’s Hela

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk. »

- Gary Collinson

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Thor: Ragnarok concept art sees Thor battling The Hulk, first look at Cate Blanchett’s Hela

14 February 2017 4:12 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the digital release of Doctor Strange today, we’ve got some brand new concept art for Thor: Ragnarok from the Phase Three preview bonus feature, which sees The Incredible Hulk dressed in his Planet Hulk armor as he does battle with the God of Thunder, along with a first look at Cate Blanchett’s villain Hela; take a look here via Cbm…

See Also: Explore Wakanda with concept art for Marvel’s Black Panther

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Dredd 2: 2000Ad chief plays down sequel talk

13 February 2017 10:13 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Simon Brew Feb 14, 2017

Dredd 2 looks no closer after all, with no sign of Karl Urban heading back to Mega City One...

There were slight murmurings of a fresh Dredd film last week, when the executive producer of the movie, Adi Shankar, gave an interview to Collider. In it, he said that “if anyone is still wondering, there’s no update on a Dredd sequel, but I’m gonna make it happen at some point. It may not be live-action, but it’s going to happen at some point. There will be more Judge Dredd at some point”.

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Confident words, right? But sadly, they’re words that have been very politely taken down by Jason Kingsley. Kingsley is the man who co-owns Judge Dredd (being the joint chief of Rebellion, that owns 2000Ad), and he also served as »

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Chris Hemsworth Trains to Fight Hulk in Thor: Ragnarok Video

9 February 2017 2:03 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While many Marvel fans are waiting with bated breath for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which kicks off the summer movie season on May 5, others are more excited for the third Thor movie,Ragnarok, which is slated to hit theaters November 3. The film will bring two of the mightiest Avengers together, Chris Hemsworth's Thor and Mark Ruffalo's Hulk, with the pair said to be going on a "cosmic road trip" throughout the film. There has also been plenty of talk that before this trip happens, both of these characters will have to fight. Today, we have a new video showing Chris Hemsworth getting read for this battle.

Last month, Marvel released the Thor: Ragnarok synopsis, which confirmed several of the swirling rumors about this story. In Marvel Studios' Thor Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds »

- MovieWeb

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Pacific Rim: Uprising Art Offers First Look At Remodeled Jaegers

9 February 2017 1:45 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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We’ve already seen the two principal pilots that will be climbing into the futuristic cockpit (read: John Boyega and Suicide Squad‘s Scott Eastwood), but now it’s time to welcome the towering Jaegers of Pacific Rim: Uprising into the spotlight.

Legendary Entertainment has premiered a suitably stylish poster for Steven S. DeKnight’s upcoming creature feature, which maintains the propaganda-like aesthetic found in Guillermo del Toro’s cult original. Front and center is a remodeled version of Gipsy Danger, all but confirming that those early rumors were indeed on point.

Gipsy’s return makes sense, too; from what we’ve heard about Uprising‘s plot, DeKnight’s sequel takes place a few years after the initial Kaiju invasion of Pacific Rim, at a time when the governments of the world are beginning to use the Jaegers against one another as opposed to beasts from another dimension. »

- Michael Briers

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Pacific Rim 2 Poster Reveals New Jaeger Robots

9 February 2017 11:47 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With production currently under way on Pacific Rim: Uprising, we've been getting a few sneak peeks from the set, including our first official look at John Boyega's character Jake Pentecost yesterday. Today we have new licensing artwork that gives us our first look at a few of the Jaegers that will be used in this long-awaited sequel. Unfortunately, we don't know any of these Jaeger's names yet, but we can see that one has used a particular design element from the now-iconic Gipsy Danger.

The poster and image debuted in License Global Magazine, which features three different Jaegers, one blue, one red and one grey. The blue Jaeger at the front and center of both photos is definitely not Gipsy Danger, since this massive robot has a much different paint job and has a different head design. However, this Jaeger does have the same sort of nuclear reactor design »

- MovieWeb

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Producer Hints Dredd 2 Could Go Down The Route Of Animation

9 February 2017 9:01 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Dredd 2 as an animated feature? It’s certainly not outside the realm of possibility, according to Adi Shankar.

Collider caught up with the prolific producer to discuss Netflix’s planned Castlevania series, and it was here that Shankar addressed the status of the long-rumored sequel. Unsurprisingly, it’s still very much a dormant property, and given Dredd 2 has spent almost five years languishing on the brink of development, news that Karl Urban’s judge, jury, and executioner is still stranded on the sidelines is more predictable than anything else. Even still, there’s one exciting morsel to be mined from Adi Shankar’s latest status report, and it involves a different approach to the live-action cult actioner that lit up theaters back in 2012.

Per Collider:

If anyone is still wondering, there’s no update on a Dredd sequel, but I’m gonna make it happen at some point. It may not be live-action, »

- Michael Briers

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Pacific Rim: Uprising Official First Look at John Boyega

7 February 2017 10:10 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Months after seeing the first photo with John Boyega on the set of Pacific Rim: Uprising, the actor has shared an official photo of his character, Jake Pentecost, on social media. The actor wouldn't offer much else in the way of details only stating, "I am Pentecost 2018 #PacificRimUprising," with the image showing Jake sitting in what looks to be an abandoned silo. Filming first got under way in early November, although it still isn't clear how much is left for principal photography on this highly-anticipated sequel.

The actor shared this new image on both Twitter and Instagram, which comes just one day after another set photo surfaced that offered our first look at Scott Eastwood in his Jaeger pilot suit. We've previously seen John Boyega on the set in his Jaeger suit, but there is still very little revealed about his character, other than he's the son of Idris Elba »

- MovieWeb

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Pacific Rim 2 First Look at Scott Eastwood as a Jaeger Pilot

6 February 2017 1:52 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Pacific Rim 2 is finally happening and the movie is currently filming right now for a release next year. It took a little longer to get going than some fans of the first movie would have liked, but the important thing is, we will be returning to that cinematic world with Pacific Rim: Uprising. The sequel has added some new talent to the cast, including Suicide Squad star Scott Eastwood. Now, we have our first look at him on the set of Pacific Rim: Uprising.

The photo comes courtesy of the Scott Eastwood fan page Instagram account, which shows his character all suited up in Jaeger pilot garb, meaning we are going to see him piloting one of the giant robots in the Pacific Rim sequel. We don't know a whole lot about Scott Eastwood's character, but he is named Nate Lambert and based on the picture, it looks like »

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Warning Signs Are Ignored in New Pacific Rim 2 Photo

3 February 2017 10:48 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Ever since production began in early November on Legendary's highly-anticipated Pacific Rim: Uprising, we've seen a handful of photos courtesy of star John Boyega. Today, we have a new image from director Steven S. DeKnight, which teases someone (or something) doesn't know how to follow instructions. This image hints at a massive security breach in the Pan Pacific Defense Corps. "restricted area."

Director Steven S. DeKnight posted the photo on Instagram last night, showcasing a Restricted Area sign at one of the Pan Pacific Defense Corps' facilities. It looks like part of the sign has been infiltrated, which, when paired with the filmmaker's ominous caption, could hint that the Ppdc has been invaded. Here's what the filmmaker had to say on Instagram below.

"Someone's not paying attention to the warning signs... #pacificrimuprising #ppdc"

It's possible that part of this sign was sliced off by a kaiju monster that doesn't exactly »

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Is John Boyega Teasing The Return Of Gipsy Danger In Pacific Rim: Uprising?

2 February 2017 1:10 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Will Pacific Rim: Uprising resurrect Gipsy Danger? It’s certainly not off the table, if a recent Instagram post from John Boyega is any indication.

First spotted by Cbm, Boyega uploaded a monotone image of the towering Jaeger late last week. No caption was attached, and it looks as though the picture in question is pulled from Guillermo del Toro’s original creature feature, right around the time that America’s flagship Wmd is deployed at Anchorage. The pilots? Yancy and Raleigh Becket, the latter of whom was portrayed by Charlie Hunnam. Turns out the former Sons of Anarchy star won’t be reprising his role for Pacific Rim: Uprising in 2018, opening up the field for John Boyega to take center stage as Jake Pentecost.

On the topic of Gipsy Danger, though, until Legendary releases anything official, don’t take John Boyega’s post as gospel just yet. Besides, the »

- Michael Briers

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