10 Facts about Thor

Post On: November 19, 2018
In: Films

You will be informed with the first installment of Thor movies on Facts about Thor. It was released in the market in 2011. Paramount Pictures served as the distributor of the movie. On the other hand, Marvel Studios were the producer. Thor is adapted from the Marvel Comics. Kenneth Branagh was the director of the movie. The members of the writing team included Ashley Edward Miller, Don Payne and Zack Stentz. Find out other interesting facts about Thor by reading the following post below:

Facts about Thor 1: the cast

Chris Hemsworth took the role as Thor. He shared screen with Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Colm Feore, Stellan Skarsgård, Rene Russo, Kat Dennings, Idris Elba, and Anthony Hopkins and Ray Stevenson.

Facts about Thor 2: the plot

Thor was sent to earth. He lost all of his power and his hammer Mjölnir. Asgard was ruled by his brother Loki. He was against Thor.

Thor Facts

Thor Facts

Facts about Thor 3: the development of Thor

In 1991, Thor was developed into a film by Sam Raimi. However, he left the project. The concept was neglected for some years. In 2006, Mark Protosevich was signed by Marvel to develop the film adaptation.

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Facts about Thor 4: the director

At first, Matthew Vaughn was signed as the director the movie for a tentative 2010 movie release. However, Branagh was selected to direct to the movie in 2011.

Facts about Thor 5: the principal photography

The principal photography occurred in January to May 2010 in California and New Mexico. In 2009, the cast of the movie was finalized.



Facts about Thor 6: the premiere

On 17th April 2011, the premier of Thor took place in Sydney, Australia. On 6th May 2011, it was released in US. It was a commercially successful movie. Hemsworth and other stars in the movie receive the praise from the critics. However, the movie was still criticized due to the earth-based elements.

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Facts about Thor 7: the sequels

Since Thor is a successful movie, it has been adapted into sequels. On 8 November 2013, Thor: The Dark World is released in the market. On 3rd November 2017, Thor: Ragnarok was released. The latter one is considered as the most successful one.

Facts about Thor 8: Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth took the role as Thor. At first, the actor was dropped from the project. He was reconsidered again and got the second chance. He had to increase his weight to match up with the role.

Facts about Thor

Facts about Thor

Facts about Thor 9: other characters

Natalie Portman took the role as Jane Foster. She became the love interest of Thor. Loki is also an important character in the movie. He was portrayed by Tom Hiddleston. At first, he had an audition for the role of Thor. However, he ended up as Loki.

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Facts about Thor 10: a Thor Panel

A Thor Panel took place at 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010 to promote the movie where the primary cast along with the director was present.

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