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Whedon Directed Thor's Final Scene

Danish actor Stellan Skarsgard has let it slip that Buffy The Vampire Slayer visionary Joss Whedon directed the last scene of Thor.Kenneth Branagh took charge of the film, but Whedon was drafted in to shoot...

Stranger Tides Sets Record Overseas

Overseas, the tides were less strange for the latest Pirates film as it set a new international box-office record with $256.3 million, surpassing 2009's Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince the previous record holder. The...

Stranger Tides Is No Tsunami

Question When is a weekend box-office haul of $90.1 million considered a disappointment? Answer When it's the result for a Pirates of the Caribbean sequel, that's when. On Stranger Tides wasn't expected to surpass the...

Bridesmaids Surprises At Box Office

Lightning struck for a second weekend in a row as Thor easily held on to its top position at the box office with $34.7 million, bringing its total after ten days to $119.5 million. But...

Thor Wins, But Bridesmaids Catches The Bouquet

Showbiz blogger Nikki Finke joked on Sunday -- at least, we presume that she was joking -- that the surprising success of Bridesmaids over the weekend has caused her to pack up and leave town....

Kristen Wiig's 'Bridesmaids' Makes Strong Box Office Debut

'Bridesmaids' starring Kristen Wiig has exceeded expectations with a strong box office debut.The Judd Apatow comedy turned in $24.4 million in its first weekend, coming second only to 'Thor' which generated an impressive $34.5 million...

Chris Hemsworth 'The Only Man' To Play Thor

Kat Dennings thinks Chris Hemsworth is the only actor who could have played Thor.The '40-Year-Old Virgin' actress - who stars alongside the Australian actor in the Kenneth Branagh-directed action film - said she is "so...

Thor Hammers The Bridesmaids At The U.s. Box Office

Thor has hammered the competition at the U.S. box office for a second straight week, keeping new release Bridesmaids from the number one spot.Kenneth Branagh's 3D blockbuster scored $34.5 million (£21.5 million) to stay on...

Priest May Need One

It's officially only the second weekend of the summer movie season, and already a movie is opening without its being shown to critics in advance -- a fate usually reserved for dregs of the season...

Chris Hemsworth Was Babysitting As His Movie Career Took Off

Thor star Chris Hemsworth had no problems staying grounded as he shot to fame as the star of Star Trek - he'd come off set and have to babysit his agent's kids.The Aussie hunk fell...

Mothers Day Was Busy At Box Office

Far more families went to the movies on Sunday -- Mothers Day -- than the studios had estimated. That was particularly good news for two romantic comedies which forecasters last week thought would have a...

Chris Hemsworth Hunted Down For Snow White

Thor star Chris Hemsworth looks set to swap superheroes for fairytales with a role opposite Kristen Stewart in the upcoming Snow White movie.The Twilight actress has already signed up to play the title role in...

Thor Sequel 'Tantalising'

Kenneth Branagh thinks a 'Thor' sequel is a "tantalising prospect". The director - who worked with relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth as the titular Marvel superhero in the action movie - has plans for a follow-up...

Thor Sequel 'Tantalising'

Kenneth Branagh thinks a 'Thor' sequel is a "tantalising prospect". The director - who worked with relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth as the titular Marvel superhero in the action movie - has plans for a follow-up...

Fast Five Sets Overseas Record For Universal

Fast Five has given Universal its biggest overseas gross for a single weekend in the studio's history. Widening to 6,979 locations in 58 countries in its third week overseas -- it opened in several key...

Thor The Sound Of Distant Thunder

Marvel's Thor may not have been among the most popular superheroes to grace the pages of the publisher's comic books, but as a movie character, portrayed by Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, he certainly has held...

Thor Sequel 'Tantalising'

Kenneth Branagh thinks a 'Thor' sequel is a "tantalising prospect". The director - who worked with relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth as the titular Marvel superhero in the action movie - has plans for a follow-up...

Thor Crashes In At U.s. Box Office Number One

Action epic Thor has struck gold at the U.S. box office, hammering the competition with an opening weekend haul of $66 million (£41.25 million).The 3D comic book adaptation, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Chris...

Hopkins Had 'Anxiety' Over Thor Eyepatch

Sir Anthony Hopkins suffered from "moments of anxiety" while filming comic book epic Thor, because his character's eyepatch restricted his vision and forced him to rely on others to guide him around the set.The Welsh...

Thor Expected To Take $60 Million During Opening Weekend

Thor, the new superhero movie from Marvel Studios, is expected to take $60 million in its opening weekend at the U.S box-office, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Thor is looking to emulate the success of other...

Movie Reviews Thor

Critics are almost equally divided over Thor , the latest from superhero factory Marvel Entertainment. Joe Morgenstern's review in the Wall Street Journal is typical of those that scorn it. "Like Thor's hammer," he writes,...

Thor Likely To Thunder At The Box Office

So, can a 3D superhero flick directed by a man generally associated with movie versions of Shakespeare's plays attract an audience as big as last week's for a heist thriller spun off from a street...

Chris Hemsworth Is Niece's Favourite Toy

Chris Hemsworth's niece has a toy doll of him as Thor.The Australian star plays the titular superhero in the new Marvel movie of the same name and his elder brother Luke's daughter has been driving...

Sir Anthony Hopkins Encouraged Branagh To Portray Olivier

Sir Anthony Hopkins gave his Thor director Kenneth Branagh the confidence to portray acting great Lord Olivier on the big screen by telling the star all about his encounters with the legend.Branagh was mulling over...

Force Feeder Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth had to "force feed" himself to get in shape for 'Thor'.The actor plays the titular role in the new movie but had to bulk up to portray the superhero and while he was...

Branagh Waiting To See If Thor Thunders

Kenneth Branagh, the improbable director of Marvel's latest superhero flick Thor , is taking no bets on whether the movie will get Hollywood's summer season off the ground when it debuts on Friday. "I'm immune...

Thor Thunders To Top Of U.k. Box Office

Superhero movie Thor has put the brakes on Fast Five's reign at the top of the U.K. box office after thundering to the top of this week's (beg02May11) chart.The film, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and...

Rene Russo Grateful For Sir Anthony Hopkins' Foul-mouthed Advice

Sir Anthony Hopkins helped co-star Rene Russo calm her nerves before a pivotal scene in new action film Thor by swearing at her.The actress reveals the great Brit could tell she was far from confident...

Chris Hemsworth For Snow White And The Huntsman?

Chris Hemsworth is favourite to take a leading role in 'Snow White and the Huntsman'. The 'Thor' actor is wanted by studio Universal for the Huntsman in the movie opposite 'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart, who...

Thor Heads Lightning Fast To #1 Overseas

Overseas, Paramount's Thor appeared to be somewhat of a marvel in its own right as the movie pulled in a solid $83 million from 56 countries. The superhero flick, which stars Chris Hemsworth in the...

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