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Exclusive: Chris Hemsworth Gushes About Working With Wife Elsa Pataky on 'Horse Soldiers'

22 February 2017 2:45 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky are working together for the first time in the upcoming war film, Horse Soldiers, and Et got Chris to open up about the experience.

"It is great," Hemsworth told Et's Cameron Mathison on the New Mexico set. "Very little prep time needed to form that chemistry. It was fantastic."

Pics: Chris Hemsworth is the Coolest Dad Ever As He Leads 'Superhero Camp' With His Boys

What's more, with the kids (India, 4, Tristan, 2, and Sasha, 2) back in Los Angeles with their grandparents, Chris and Elsa's days filming felt like a "working holiday" for the couple.

Hemsworth revealed how the idea for the family work environment came about, saying, "They said, 'Look, we are big fans of your wife, and we would love it if she came and played your wife in this,' and I said, 'Great!'"

Horse Soldiers, based on Doug Stanton's non-fiction book of the same name, follows »

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Thor: Ragnarok - Fans Mad There May Be Humor? Seriously?

22 February 2017 2:00 PM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

I just discovered a few interesting tweets on Taika Waititi's (director of upcoming Thor film) twitter (@TaikaWaititi), where some people are b**ching that, god forbid, Thor: Ragnarok may have some humor involved in it. One fan expressed as much Waititi himself.

@TaikaWaititi Taika, how do you feel knowing that there are angry people by Thor Ragnarok adapting a more comic tone?

— Alvaro S. (@alvarof616) February 21, 2017

Surprisingly enough, Waititi saw the tweet, and even went so far as to respond in a hilarious way:

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

Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) February 21, 2017

Pffffffrrrrrtttt (fart sound) »

- Drew Carlton

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

22 February 2017 12:44 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

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 discusses Loki's relationship with Doctor Strange and Hela

22 February 2017 10:44 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

The third film in the series of "stand-alone" Thor movies will feature as much of an ensemble cast as most of the Marvel films that preceded it, including the likes of Chris Hemsworth as the titular character, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk, Tom Hiddleston as Loki an even Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Strange. In a recent interview with IGN, Hiddleston was kind enough to share what his relationship... Read More »

- Sean Wist

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

22 February 2017 7:45 AM, PST | 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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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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Tom Hiddleston Says Thor: Ragnarok Delivers The “Funniest Thor”

21 February 2017 4:45 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Thor: Ragnarok was always going to be highly anticipated, by virtue of it being both a Marvel movie, and an important stepping stone toward Avengers: Infinity War. However, for those that have been paying attention, this particular franchise entry is especially exciting, because it boasts a big-budget collaboration between Chris Hemsworth and Taika Waititi. These two artists have a very specific, very funny sense of humour, which has led to predictions of a unique vein of comedy being introduced into the Thor film series. This has now been confirmed by Tom Hiddleston – also known as Loki – while in conversation with Fandango, promoting his upcoming film, Kong: Skull Island.

“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. »

- Sarah Myles

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A Movie Marathon for Sports Films Lovers

19 February 2017 5:00 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Some of the quintessential movies of all time are sports themed, and they are memorable for a good reason. Many of these films include suspense, excitement, and a good moral lesson to tug on the heartstrings. Below you will find a good place to start your next sports movie marathon, a list of some iconic sports films:

RushThe first movie in our marathon is about the sport of Formula One Racing. Rush stars Daniel Bruhl, Chris Hemsworth, and Olivia Wilde and tells the story of a 1970’s racing rivalry in Germany. Bonus point for this movie because it is based on a true story.

Million Dollar Baby – Starring Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, and Morgan Freeman, this popular movie is about a persevering woman who wants to be trained to be a professional boxer and the life changing results for both her and her trainer.

Silver Linings Playbook – This 2012 movie stars Bradley Cooper, »

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The Week in Spandex – Logan reviewed, Thanos’ role in Infinity War, Phase Three concept art, Mel Gibson for Suicide Squad 2, The Batman director woes

18 February 2017 1:55 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Logan, X-Men: Supernova, X-Men: The New Mutants, Deadpool 2, Legion, Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Captain Marvel, Black Widow, Namor the Sub-Mariner, Cloak & Dagger, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Defenders, The Batman, Justice League, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, Suicide Squad 2, Shazam, Aquaman, Batman Begins, Green Lantern Corps, Supergirl, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow, Black Lightning, Powerless, The Lego Batman Movie, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract and more…

There’s less than two weeks to go until Hugh Jackman makes his final appearance as Wolverine, and the embargo for Logan lifted yesterday, with Flickering Myth’s Rob Kojder posting an overwhelmingly positive review, stating that: “It isn’t just a good superhero film or a fantastic blockbuster, it’s an exceptional movie period. »

- Gary Collinson

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New Avengers: Infinity War Logo Unveiled

18 February 2017 1:10 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel has a big year planned for 2017, both behind the scenes and in theaters. Right now, Avengers: Infinity War is shooting in Atlanta back-to-back with Black Panther. And they have Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok coming to a multiplex near you in the months ahead. So we're going to be bombarded with various items from all five movies in what is being called a superhero tsunami. Today, we get a new logo for Infinity War.

This logo was spotted on the back of a crew chair on set in Atalanta as shooting continues, and shared on Reddit. The cast for the movie is quite epic and features McU stars such as Josh Brolin (Thanos), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Sebastian Stan (Bucky/Winter Soldier), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Jeremy Renner (Clint Barton/Hawkeye), Chris Evans (Captain America/Steve Rogers), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet »

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Universal Lands Michael Pena’s Sci-Fi Film ‘Extinction’

16 February 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Universal Pictures has acquired the sci-fi thriller “Extinction” in a competitive bidding war.

Michael Pena stars in the movie, from Good Universe and Mandeville Films, as a man trying to save his family from an alien invasion. Ben Young will direct. Young’s debut feature, “Hounds of Love,” premiered at last year’s Venice Days and took home the best actress prize for Ashleigh Cummings.

Academy Award nominee Eric Heisserer (“Arrival,” “Lights Out”), Spenser Cohen (“Moonfall”), and Bradley Caleb Kane wrote the screenplay.


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Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman of Mandeville will produce. Mandeville’s Alexander Young will executive produce, alongside Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake of Good Universe. Anna Halberg will serve as co-producer.

Exec VP of production Erik Baiers and creative executive Mika Pryce will oversee production for Universal. Erin Westerman will work on behalf of Good Universe.

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- Justin Kroll

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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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Chris Hemsworth's Thor is a terrible housemate in Marvel mockumentary – video

15 February 2017 3:29 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

We’ve all had bad housemates, but spare a thought for poor Darryl. In this teaser to the second part of mockumentary series Team Thor, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) tries to pay rent with a pumpkin, and lobbies for a servant. Team Thor: Part Two, directed by Taika Waititi, will be released as a DVD extra with Marvel’s Doctor Strange

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- Guardian Staff

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‘Team Thor 2’ Cannot Pay Rent on ‘Doctor Strange’ Blu-ray

15 February 2017 9:20 AM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Team Thor is back in the hilarious sequel short Team Thor 2 starring Chris Hemsworth as the Norse God of Thunder and Daley Pearson as Darryl, Thor's unfortunate civilian roommate.

In the sneak peek below you'll get to see what happens when Thor attempts to use Asgardian gold coins to pay for rent. Let's just say Darryl isn't having it but he's no match for the whit and brawn of the mighty Thor.

There's more Team Thor 2 that takes place before and after this scene including the servant and a classroom full of kids that you won't want to miss.

The entire Team Thor 2 short is now available with the Digital HD release of Marvel's Doctor Strange.

You will also find Team Thor 2 on the Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD editions of Doctor Strange that arrive in stores on February 28th.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqoiFwQ_qxc »

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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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Behind-The-Scenes Photos For Thor: Ragnarok Showcase The Norse God In Action

14 February 2017 5:12 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Capping off a busy day for the Marvel camp, a series of behind-the-scenes pictures for Thor: Ragnarok have now surfaced online showcasing all-new aliens, otherworldly sets, and Chris Hemsworth leaping into action as the eponymous Norse God.

Directed by Taika Waititi (Hunt For the Wilderpeople), Ragnarok is the third and final Marvel movie on course to release in 2017 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming being the first two – and it’ll herald the hotly-anticipated reunion of Thor and Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk. But if Joss Whedon’s Avengers toyed with the idea of pitting the allies against one another all those years ago, by tapping into Greg Pak’s beloved Planet Hulk comic book, Thor: Ragnarok will take that bubbling rivalry and thrusting it smack bang in the middle of Sakaar’s gladiatorial arena. You’ll even get an early glimpse of that »

- Michael Briers

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New Thor 3 and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Photos Go Behind the Action

14 February 2017 4:38 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier today, Marvel released Doctor Strange on Digital HD, which includes a sneak peek at the other movies coming up in the Marvel Phase 3 lineup. Several images have surfaced from this preview, giving fans new glimpses at both of the studio's 2017 entries into the McU, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (May 5, 2017) and Thor: Ragnarok (November 3, 2017). These photos set up some interesting possibilities for the plot of Thor: Ragnarok, while hinting at a long-awaited romance in Guardians of the Galaxy 2.

Last month, we got the first official Thor: Ragnarok photo, along with the first synopsis, which confirmed a number of story details that had been swirling around the movie. These latest photos, courtesy of McU Exchange, tease a new species of aliens that will be featured in the sequel, along with a hint that the long-rumored villain Surtur may finally surface in the McU. While we don't know anything about the aliens, »

- MovieWeb

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Thanos' Big Plan Revealed In Avengers: Infinity War

14 February 2017 3:10 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel fans were delighted at the end of last week when Marvel Studios decided to pull down the veil of secrecy and release a behind-the-scenes video for Avengers: Infinity War. Fans got to see Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) hanging out together, which was pretty cool. But perhaps more cool was the look at Thanos that was provided in the video. Now, in another welcomed reveal, Avengers: Infinity War co-writer Stephen McFeely has explained Thanos' grand plan.

Just in case you were worried, Stephen McFeely doesn't really give any spoilers, but just merely gives an idea of what Thanos is ultimately trying to accomplish in vague terms. The reveal comes courtesy of the Doctor Strange Blu-ray/DVD release, as reported by Screen Rant. Here is what McFeely had to say about Thanos' plan in Avengers 3.

"His goal is to re-balance the universe as he sees it. »

- MovieWeb

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Thor’s Roommate Returns in Clip from Team Thor: Part 2 Mockumentary

14 February 2017 2:08 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article originally appeared on EW.com

Thor’s roommate, Darryl, is back to argue about rent money in a new “Where Are They Now?” clip from Team Thor: Part 2, the next chapter in the hilarious Marvel mockumentary.

The Asgardian Avenger, played by an ab-bearing Chris Hemsworth, still doesn’t have a job, which puts a strain on the roommate relationship when bills come a knockin’ — and Asgardian tender doesn’t count, even if each coin is worth “a gazillion human dollars,” as Thor claims. Darryl suggests the hero, sitting on a bike in his robe and swim trunks, »

- Nick Romano

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