‘Thor Ragnarok’ News: Indie Comedy Director Taika Waititi In Talks With Marvel To Direct Chris Hemsworth Sequel
What the fans already know is, Kevin Feige of Marvel will produce, Chris Hemsworth will reprise his role as Thor in “Thor Ragnarok,” Thor’s brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) will join him and Lady Sif ( Jaimie Alexander).
Marvel is known for giving big breaks for several film makers from different genre to the mainstream film industry like the Russo brothers who directed, “Captain America: Winter Soldier” and James Gunn for the “ Guardians of the Galaxy.” These film makers have become popular in Hollywood after their breaks with Marvel. “ Thor: Ragnarok,” script has been created by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost who also wrote for the “Dark World.”
As for other news about Marvel Universe, single camera comedy, “Damage Control,” has been given a pilot for 30 minutes, although, clean-up crew still remains underpaid and overworked. Focusing on the deals after the fallout of the super hero issues, they are the ones who are liable of returning lost-ray guns to the true owners, support to rescheduling a wedding venue after it has been damaged in super hero fight or even follow a missing prize African parrot that has been turned to goo or stone.
“Damage Control,” is adapted from a comic book series, under the same title, from Ben Karlin, he is one of the showrunners of “The Colbert Report,” and “The Daily Show,” and “Modern Family.” He is one of Marvel’s “Damage Control,” collaborating with Jeph Loeb and David Miner under ABC Studios.
Going back to Waititi, he is a different choice for Marvel, as the half-Maori from New Zealand director has directed the indie comedy “Eagle vs Shark” and “What We Do in the Shadows.”
“Thor: Ragnarok” is set for release by Disney on July 28, 2017.
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