“BATMAN” Will Be The Bad Guy Of THOR LOVE AND THUNDER

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Since it was announced that Christian Bale was in talks to join Marvel Studios THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER there was all types of speculation as to who the former caped crusader would become. Now thanks to the new King of Asgard played by Tessa Thompson, it can be confirmed that Bale will indeed be the villain of the film.

Collider.com first broke the story of Thompson dropped this gem to ET during an interview, in which she also confirmed that she’s read a script for the highly anticipated sequel. it was also mentioned that Natalie Portman, who is returning to play Jane Foster who was not in THOR RAGNAROK made the decision to return the franchise after being impressed with that director Taika Waititi did in reinvigorating the franchise. Portman last appeared in the MCU in THOR THE DARK WORLD.

Exactly which villain Bale will become has yet to be disclosed. Many fans want to see him become Beta Ray Bill which would not be a bad decision AT ALL. However if that is the case expect Marvel Studios to switch the character up to have the villainous tendencies expected.

Filming on THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER begins later this year, THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER is scheduled to hit theaters on November 5, 2021.

Oscar Winner Christian Bale In Talks To Join THOR LOVE AND THUNDER

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This is a pretty exciting announcement. According to Jeff Sneider of  Collider, Academy Award winner,  Christian Bale is currently in talks to join the fourth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Thor, THOR LOVE AND THUNDER directed by Taika Waititi.

Chris Hemsworth returns as Thor, Tessa Thompson is reprising her role as Valkarie, where after the events of AVENGERS:ENDGAME, is now the King of New Asgard and looking for her queen. Natalie Portman is expected to reprise her role as Jane Foster and potentially will take up the mantle of Thor as it has happened in the comics.

Marvel Studios nor Christian Bale’s representatives have currently spoken on the latest buzz to swirl the rumor mill.

Bale is currently starring in 20th Century Fox’s FORD VS FERRARI alongside Matt Damon.

Bale is no stranger to the superhero dranchise as he once donned the cape and cowl as Batman in the Christopher Nolan Dark Knight trilogy. (BATMAN BEGINS, THE DARK KNIGHT and THE DARK KNIGHT RISES).

 

Taika Waititi In Talks To Join THE SUICIDE SQUAD

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The man who re-invigorated the THOR film series thanks to THOR RAGNAROK and is getting ready to jump back into it with THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER ,and already has a jam packed Fall lined up is potentially making his way onto the superhero franchise aisle. DEADLINE is reporting that actor, director and writer, Taika Waitii is currently in talks to join James Gunn’s THE SUICIDE SQUAD for Warner Bros and DC.

Waititi is currently promoting his Fox Searchlight comedy JOJO RABBIT (opening Oct. 18) and beginning work on NEXT GOAL WINShis next directorial for the studio classic labelThere are no reports on what his role will be or even how big it will be.

Waititi would join a growing cast that includes Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Viola Davis (Amanda Waller), Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flag) as well as new castmembers Idris Elba, David Dastmalchian (Polka-Dot Man), Daniela Melchior (Ratcatcher), John Cena (Peacemaker) Flula Borg, Steve Agee (King Shark) and Nathan Fillion.

THE SUICIDE SQUAD is set to hit theaters August 6, 2021.

Taika Waititi To Write & Direct Thor 4, Puts AKIRA On Hold Indefinitely

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San Diego Comic Con is just around the corner and with many awaiting what Marvel Studios is set to bring to Hall H on Saturday, we now know one of the many major announcements.  The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Marvel Studios is indeed moving forward with the long-rumored Thor 4 and have confirmed that Taika Waititi will return to write and direct the follow-up to his 2017 blockbuster, THOR RAGNAROK

Chris Hemsworth has also been confirmed to reprise his role as the all-mighty God of Thunder. But will we see in shape Thor or Fat Thor from AVENGERS ENDGAME.

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 It should be no surprise that Marvel Studios wanted Waititi to return to helm the follow to this extremely successful RAGNAROK. 

Now when it comes to the manga turned  movie AKIRA, it was originally set to arrive in theaters on May 21, 2021 but with Waititi beginning production on THOR 4 and even script development concerns with AKIRA all equaled the film being pushed back indefinitely.

What Warner Bros will do next for AKIRA is unclear. Several sources have said that Warner Bros is keen on keeping Waititi involved for the long term and hopes to see him pick up AKIRA after Thor 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thor Ragnarok Official Movie Review

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Yes, ladies and gentlemen the first ever Trusty Sidekick Movie Review is here. Jay Washington and Bobby Hill had the pleasure to attend an early screening of Thor Ragnarok and after seeing it have given an official review.

This review is spoiler free so you don’t have to feel as if anything was ruined. So sit back, enjoy and click on the link below.

Thor Ragnarok Director Interested In A Black Widow Solo Film

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Taika Waititi has been on the lips of many with praise. Primarily from the stars, cast and executives at Marvel Studios for his work directing Thor: Ragnarok.

If the film is successful (which it probably will be), he can pretty much write his own ticket as far as the Marvel Cinematic Universe is concerned.

While Waititi was making the press runs to promote the 3rd Thor solo film, he gave his insight into which character he’s possibly want to direct a film on next..

“In all honesty, I reckon I could probably bring something pretty unique to any of the franchises. I’d love to see Black Widow…as something crazy and a bit funnier than we expect it to be,” he said. “Because we know her story and it’s very sullen and very dark and her history is very dark. But! What’s the funny version of that? What’s the more entertaining version of that?”

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Chris Hemsworth and Taika Waititi on the set of Thor: Ragnarok. Source: ScreenRant

There has been a call somewhat to give the Spy turned Superhero her own film. We finally learned some of Natasha Romanoff’s back story in the 2nd Avengers film Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Waititi goes a little more in depth as to why in particular this Avenger is who he may be eyeing.

“I really go for the underdog. I think there’s a way in with any of the characters,” he said. “You just have to find it and find what honors what’s already there with the source material but also brings it into a more entertaining form for the audience.”

Scarlett Johansson will next be seen as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in Avengers: Infinity War May 4, 2018.

Thor:Ragnarok is out in theaters November 3rd 2017. Let us know do you want a solo black widow film.

New International Thor:Ragnarok trailer gets a little STRANGE

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The hype behind the upcoming Thor:Ragnarok is well deserved. The sights & colors, the word from director Taika Waititi that 80% of the films script was improvised, Cate Blanchette as Hela the Goddess of Death and elements of the Planet Hulk story have made the November release not come fast enough .

Now we have some thing to add to the anticipation, the international trailer has been released and we see a little more of Doctor Strange played by Benedict Cumberbatch.

There are Japanese subtitles but that doesn’t take away from anything in a few instances it actually enhances the cool look.