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Portman Thrilled To Work With Branagh

Actress NATALIE PORTMAN has thanked KENNETH BRANAGH for her role in THOR - she only took on the part because he's in the director's chair.The Hollywood star will play female lead Jane Foster in the...

Natalie Portman's Branagh Love

Natalie Portman loves Kenneth BranaghThe actress says she wasn't interested in doing another blockbuster movie after starring in the three 'Star Wars' prequels until she found out the British star was directing the movie adaptation...

Hopkins Working With Another Hemsworth

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is swapping one HEMSWORTH brother for another - he's set to star opposite LIAM HEMSWORTH in a new adventure after wrapping THOR with his older sibling CHRIS.The Hannibal legend is in final...

Thor Ask Schwarzenegger To Help Them Fly To Germany Gig

Heavy metal rockers THOR have asked California governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER to help get them to a concert in Germany following the travel chaos in Europe last week (beg12Apr10).The group is desperate to perform at the...

Jackson Disappointed By Thor Snub

SAMUEL L. JACKSON is disappointed producers left him out of the upcoming THOR movie - because he was convinced his character NICK FURY would make an appearance in the blockbuster.The Pulp Fiction star made his...

Hopkins 'Puzzled' By Thor Friction Reports

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is baffled by reports he is causing tension on the set of his new movie THOR - because working on the comic book adaptation is "one of the great experiences" of his...

Hopkins Calls In Lawyers Over Thor Reports

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is preparing to consult his lawyers over reports he is causing friction on the set of new fantasy film THOR by constantly criticising his co-star CHRIS HEMSWORTH's acting abilities.The New York Daily...

Hopkins' 'Pessimist' Attitude Bringing Down Thor

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is allegedly causing friction on the set of his new fantasy film THOR by constantly criticising his co-star CHRIS HEMSWORTH's acting abilities, according to a U.S. report.The Oscar-winning star plays Odin, King...

Hemsworth Brothers Competed For Thor Role

CHRIS HEMSWORTH faced tough competition for the title role in THOR - his younger brother LIAM also auditioned for the part.Daniel Craig and Grey's Anatomy actor Kevin MCKidd were both rumoured to be in the...

Townsend Quits Thor

Irish actor STUART TOWNSEND has quit superhero blockbuster THOR just days before the movie was set to start shooting.It's the second time the Queen of The Damned star has missed out on a potentially major...

Russo Joins Hemsworth & Hopkins In Thor

RENE RUSSO has signed on to play THOR's mum in KENNETH BRANAGH's blockbuster movie adaptation of the Marvel comic book story.Russo will portray Frigga opposite Chris Hemsworth, as Thor, and Anthony Hopkins, who will portray...

Portman Caught Up In Marvel's Top Secret World

NATALIE PORTMAN feels like a superspy now she's part of the Marvel Comics world - because the powers that be find the most covert ways of tracking her down to discuss her upcoming role in...

Hopkins To Play Thor's Dad

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is to be a comic book superhero after landing the role of THOR's father in Marvel Studio's new blockbuster.The Silence of The Lambs star will portray King Odin in the new movie,...

Portman Is Thor's Love Interest

NATALIE PORTMAN has been cast as THOR's love interest in the forthcoming comic book movie.The actress will play Jane Foster, the first love of the Norse god of thunder, to be portrayed by Aussie movie...

Kirk's Dad To Play Thor And Red Dawn's Eckhert

Playing CAPTAIN KIRK's father in the new STAR TREK movie has landed Aussie movie hunk CHRIS HEMSWORTH two huge new action roles - as THOR and RED DAWN's JED ECKHERT. Hemsworth, 25, will play the lead...

Comic Book Movies Delayed

Bosses at comic book powerhouse Marvel Entertainment have delayed the release of two upcoming blockbusters - THE AVENGERS and THOR. Fans looking forward to the planned The Avengers movie will have to wait another two years,...

Branagh Confirms Thor Rumours

British actor KENNETH BRANAGH has confirmed he is to direct new comic book movie THOR. The star - more famous for his roles onstage - has completed negotiations with Marvel bosses to helm the film,...

Craig Dismisses Thor Rumours

JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG has brushed off rumours he is set to play the Norse god THOR in a movie adaptation of the Marvel comic book. Tinseltown gossips claimed the British Hollywood hunk was...

Mckidd To Play Thor?

TRAINSPOTTING star KEVIN MCKIDD has emerged as the favourite to play action hero THOR in a new Marvel movie. The Scottish actor, who has found TV success in America on Grey's Anatomy and Rome, is...

Craig Snubs Thor

JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG has turned down the chance to portray Marvel superhero THOR on the big screen. The actor was one of the movie producers' favourites to play the blond-haired, hammer-wielding Norse warrior,...

Branagh Clears Schedule To Take On Thor

Shakespearean actor KENNETH BRANAGH has stepped down as director of upcoming West End play HAMLET to take on the big-screen adaptation of Marvel comic THOR. The English star, who helmed and starred in the 1996...

Branagh In Talks To Direct Comic Book Movie

Shakespearean star KENNETH BRANAGH is the surprise favourite to direct the next big Marvel comic book movie THOR. The British actor - more famous for his roles onstage - is negotiating with Marvel bosses over...

Mckidd 'Too Old' To Play Thor

ROME star KEVIN MCKIDD is devastated after studio bosses on forthcoming movie THOR told him he was "too old" for the lead role. The 34-year-old Scottish star was eager to play the superhero in the...

Vaughn To Direct Thor

LAYER CAKE director MATTHEW VAUGHN is in talks to direct the big screen adaptation of comic book character THOR. The English filmmaker, husband to supermodel Claudia Schiffer, admits he has been discussing the possibility of...

Thor Recalls Weightlifting Disaster In New Album Title

Bodybuilder-turned-heavy rocker THOR has dedicated his new album to a fellow weightlifter whose biceps exploded. The former Mr Universe reveals he was inspired to title his new release DEVASTATION OF MUSCULATION by a colleague's misfortune....

Thor For Travolta's Nephew

LATEST: JOHN TRAVOLTA's nephew RIKKI LEE TRAVOLTA has reportedly landed the role of THOR in an upcoming film adaptation of the Marvel comic book character. The Broadway, New York star, who was among those considered...

Chiklis: 'The Thing Is The Best Superhero'

MICHAEL CHIKLIS was thrilled when he was offered the role of THE THING in FANTASTIC FOUR because he spent his childhood idolising the superhero. The 41-year-old actor was an avid comic fan as a...

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