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Chris Pratt To Play Star-lord In Thor: Love And Thunder

Chris Pratt will play Star-Lord in 'Thor: Love and Thunder'.The 41-year-old actor will reprise his 'Guardians of the Galaxy' role in Taika Waititi's Marvel Cinematic Universe movie. He joins a star-studded line-up which includes Chris...

Taika Waititi Is To Executive Produce Frybread Face And Me

Taika Waititi is to executive produce 'Frybread Face and Me'.The 45-year-old filmmaker has boarded Billy Luther's film, which follows two cousins from different worlds who bond during a summer herding sheep on their grandmother's ranch...

Jeff Goldblum Starstruck By Cate Blanchett

Jeff Goldblum was ''starstruck'' by his 'Thor: Ragnarok' co-star Cate Blanchett.The 67-year-old actor portrayed The Grandmaster in Marvel's 2017 superhero saga and he admitted he was in awe of the actress, who played Hela, because...

James Gunn: Idris Elba Went Beyond Expectations On The Suicide Squad

James Gunn says Idris Elba went ''beyond expectations'' on 'The Suicide Squad'. The director admitted penning the role of Bloodsport for Elba was one of the few times he had written a part for an...

Natalie Portman Teases Early 2021 Filming For Thor Sequel

Natalie Portman has confirmed 'Thor: Love and Thunder' will start filming in Australia in early 2021.The upcoming Marvel movie will see the 'Black Swan' actress reintroduced to the franchise as The Mighty Thor alongside...

Taika Waititi Says Thor: Love And Thunder Is 'Very Romantic'

Taika Waititi thinks 'Thor: Love and Thunder' is ''very romantic''.The 44-year-old director is helming the upcoming Marvel movie, which will reintroduce Natalie Portman to the franchise alongside Chris Hemsworth's superhero, and Taika has suggested that...

Taika Waititi: Thor: Ragnarok Was Inspired By Big Trouble In Little China

Taika Waititi drew inspiration from 'Big Trouble in Little China' when creating 'Thor: Ragnarok'.The 44-year-old filmmaker has credited the 1986 movie - in which Kurt Russell plays a grumpy, reluctant hero - with inspiring him...

The Inbetweeners Creator Iain Morris Wants Star Wars Job

'The Inbetweeners' creator Iain Morris wants a job on the next 'Star Wars' movie.The 46-year-old screenwriter is friends with Taika Waititi who has been hired by Disney to write and direct a new feature film...

Taika Waititi Grateful For More Time On Thor: Love And Thunder

Taika Waititi is grateful the coronavirus pandemic has given him more time to write 'Thor: Love and Thunder'.The Oscar-winning filmmaker admitted he doesn't usually have as long as he'd like to work on his scripts...

Taika Waititi Praises Actors Who Admit They Star In Bad Films

Taika Waititi thinks actors who admit they've starred in bad movies are ''great''.The filmmaker was speaking about his appearance in 2011's 'Green Lantern' - which was lambasted by critics - when he revealed that he...

Rian Johnson Excited About Taika Waititi's Star Wars Film

'The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson is excited about Taika Waititi's 'Star Wars' movie.It was announced on 'Star Wars' Day on Monday (04.05.20) that the 'Thor: Ragnarok' filmmaker would be helming a new story in...

Taika Waititi To Direct And Co-write New Star Wars Movie

Taika Waititi is set to direct and co-write a new 'Star Wars' feature film.The 44-year-old filmmaker has been lined up to helm and write an upcoming new movie in the hugely popular sci-fi franchise, which...

Taika Waititi Believes Thor: Love And Thunder Delay Could Be Positive

Taika Waititi believes the delay to 'Thor: Love and Thunder' could be good for the film.The Oscar-winning filmmaker is returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to helm the latest movie in the franchise, and although...

Chris Hemsworth Promises 'Insane' Thor Film

Chris Hemsworth has promised 'Thor: Love and Thunder' will be ''pretty insane''.The 36-year-old actor's first project when social distancing measures due to the coronavirus are lifted will be to reprise his titular role in the...

James Gunn: Guardians 3 Plans Remain The Same

James Gunn says 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' plans are still ''exactly the same as they were before coronavirus''. The 53-year-old director reassured fans the motion picture - which Disney is yet to assign...

Nick Offerman Dreams Of Working With Taika Waititi

Nick Offerman is open to starring in a Marvel movie - provided Taika Waititi is attached to the project.The 49-year-old actor - who is best-known for his role as Ron Swanson in the NBC sitcom...

James Gunn Hints The Suicide Squad Will Be Released In August 2021

James Gunn has hinted 'The Suicide Squad' is still on course for an August 2021 release.Numerous films have had their release plans altered by the coronavirus crisis, but the superhero sequel - which finished shooting...

Taika Waititi Teases Thor: Love And Thunder Details

Taika Waititi has teased new details about 'Thor: Love and Thunder'. The new movie will take place after the events of 'Avengers: Endgame' and Waititi admitted he has already written five drafts.Speaking during an Instagram...

Taika Waititi Remembers Rubbish Early 'Thor: Ragnarok' Cuts

Smashing the $100 million box office mark internationally over the weekend and bringing in some of the best reviews for a Marvel Cinematic Universe release to-date, it's fair to say that director Taika Waititi has...

Taika Waititi Wanted Deadpool In 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Already a smash hit with the critics and faring just as well with the wider viewing public, the third solo entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe's 'Thor' series, 'Thor: Ragnarok' is without a doubt one...

Taika Waititi On Why He Won't Direct A 'Star Wars' Movie

Taika Waititi is set on a course to be the man who reinvigorated the solo 'Thor' film series within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Bringing a dose of humour and excitement to proceedings in his new...

'Thor: Ragnarok' Director Says Film Resets The Series

When it comes to 'Thor' solo movies, the God of Thunder hasn't done incredibly well in the past, but did enough to make a good impression on fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now, returning...

First Look At The Lead Cast In 'Thor: Ragnarok' [Trailer And Pictures]

It looks like Thor might finally have met his match with the arrival of dark underworld queen Hela. The new trailer for 'Thor: Ragnarok' sees him lose his legendary hammer to her power, and face...

Taika Waititi In Talks To Direct Thor 3

The Boy director is in talks with Marvel Studios bosses to take over from Alan Taylor, who called the shots on 2013's Thor: The Dark World, according to Deadline.com. Kenneth Branagh directed...

Has Flight Of The Conchords' Jemaine Clement Created Best Ever Vamp Comedy With 'What We Do In The Shadows'? [Trailer + Pictures]

Fans of 'Flight of the Conchords', brace yourself for yet more eye-watering hilarity as creator and star Jemaine Clement brings you the only vampire movie you're going to need to see this year (and, probably,...

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