Thor: Ragnarok is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is intended to be the sequel to 2011's Thor and 2013's Thor: The Dark World and the seventeenth film installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Taika Waititi with a screenplay by Stephany Folsom, and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Anthony Hopkins, Cate Blanchett, Tessa Thompson, Jeff Goldblum, Karl Urban and Mark Ruffalo.
A third Thor film was confirmed in January 2014, with the title and involvement of Hemsworth and Hiddleston announced that October. Waititi joined the film as director the next October, after Alan Taylor chose not to return from the second film, and Ruffalo joined the cast, crossing over the character Hulk from other MCU films. Folsom signed on as writer in December 2015, and the rest of the cast was confirmed the next May. Principal photography took place from July to October, 2016, in Queensland and Sydney, Australia, with the film having exclusive use of Village Roadshow Studios in Oxenford.
Thor: Ragnarok is scheduled to be released on November 3, 2017, in IMAX.
In January 2014, Variety reported that and Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost will be writing the screenplay for Thor: Ragnarok. Kevin Feige will be returning to produce and Chris Hemsworth will be returning in the title role.
On October 2, 2015, Taika Waititi signed to direct the movie. Other candidates at the direction of the movie were Ruben Fleischer, Rob Letterman and Rawson Marshall Thurber.
On February 25, 2016, Stellan Skarsgård confirmed that he will not have reprised the role of Dr. Erik Selvig in the movie. On April 11 Natalie Portman was also confirmed to not come back for the sequel, while Tessa Thompson joined the cast as Thor’s new romantic interest.
On May 20, Marvel.com reported that Karl Urban and Jeff Goldblum have joined the cast. Cate Blanchett and Tessa Thompson were confirmed to be playing the major villain Hela and the hero Valkyrie respectively, while Anthony Hopkins and Idris Elba reprised their previous roles.
Principal photography is scheduled to start on July 4, 2016, in Brisbane, Australia. The working title for the film is “Creature Report”.
Filming of Thor: Ragnarok in Brisbane's central business district, which doubled as New York City.
Principal photography began on July 4, 2016, under the working title Creature Report, at Village Roadshow Studios in Oxenford, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia,exclusively using all nine of the studios' sound stages. Javier Aguirresarobe served as cinematographer on the film, with Dan Hennah as production designer. Aguirresarobe described working on the film as "a rare combination of satisfaction and frustration" stating, "As a cinematographer you dream of doing a personalized job and this is not the case, quite the opposite. You disappear. Your function is to achieve a technically flawless image, to the service of the director and a key character of production, which is the visual effects supervisor." He added that it became frustrating at times because it was difficult to know "where you are inside the movie" but felt "very happy to have been able to respond to such incredible technical requirement.
Additional filming was to occur throughout the state of Queensland, as well as in Sydney.Later in July, regarding the film's plot and "buddy-style comedy" nature, Waititi said it was hard to define, since "the plot has changed and the script has changed. There are buddy elements to it between Thor and the Hulk, but who knows what the final movie will look like.Waititi later called the film a "'70s/'80s sci-fi fantasy" and "the most 'out there' of all the Marvel movies".At the end of the month, Hulk's gladiator armor was displayed at the San Diego Comic-Con International, revealing that the film would take some inspiration from the "Planet Hulk" storyline.Concept art released at the convention also revealed that the characters Surtur and Fenris Wolf would appear in the film.
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