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We’ve all seen director David AyersSuicide Squad cast photo above, now we’re getting more on set looks at each of the characters as filming progresses. This time around we’ve got a much better look at Killer Croc, aka Waylon Jones played by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje courtesy of Thaila Worldwide‘s twitter. Wanna guess how many hours Jones must be spending in the makeup chair? (more…)

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Empire has a new spread on Thor: The Dark World featuring some beautiful images from the film. Directed by the talented Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones, Sopranos, Hell, this guy has directed episodes of some of my favorite television series, way to many to name), Thor: The Dark World stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Idris Elba, Rene Russo, Stellan Skarsgard, Kat Dennings, Jaimie Alexander, Ray Stevenson and newcomers Christopher Eccleston (Malekith), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Algrim) and Zachary Levi (Fandral).

The Empire spread, as always, has some interesting quotes about the movie:

“You know, we are killing Asgardians in this movie,” says director Alan Taylor inside. “It turns out immortality isn’t all that it was cracked up to be.”

Explains producer Craig Kyle, “Asgard at the beginning of the first film was at a time of peace. Now our guys have been fighting for over a year, constantly. It’s a time of war.

“When the Bifrost was broken at the end of the first film, Odin had to conjure a lot of dark energy and go through a lot of personal sacrifice to try and get his son back to Earth. And it was a one-shot deal. If Thor didn’t succeed, without the Tesseract he couldn’t have got back again. And in our film, finally the Bifrost has been rebuilt, but during that time, when the cops were largely cut off from the rest of the universe, you had miscreants that came in from outside the Nine Realms, pillaging and destroying and causing havoc. So that’s what our guys have been doing now – trying to put all these fires out across the Nine Realms.”

Sounds like there is trouble in paradise for the Asgardians. This time around there should be plenty of action. My only question about the pictures is, “Who is that rocky headed guy Thor is laughing with or at?”

Check out the gallery below and let us know what you think in the comments section. Will you be in a theater seat November 8th when the movie opens?

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With just about two months until the November 8th premiere of Marvel StudiosThor: The Dark World we should see a lot more clips, interviews, and other production treats soon. Let’s start the whole thing off with a new trailer! It’s got everything we’ve been waiting for as the $h!ts about to hit the fan in good old Asgard as those dastardly Dark Elves do Malekith’s dirty deeds.

Everyone is back for this sequel, Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi ( The new Fandral), Tadanobu Asano and Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins as Odin.

I’ve got to say that IMHO and from what I’ve seen, Tom Hiddleston is going to steal the show in this movie. I can’t wait to see more of Loki and Thor, plus Loki and all the other cast of characters. And don’t forget Odin’s wife Frigga, it looks like she might get a great scene to throw down against some Dark Elves.

Take a look and let us know what you think about the trailer below.

Via: Coming Soon

Official ‘Thor 2’ Plot Synopsis Revealed

I’m fairly sure, anyone that reads Nerd Bastards, or keeps up with comic book movie news, knows the premise of Thor 2. Evil elves fuck shit up… Thor and crew realm hop and save the universe from going to hell.

Reading an official plot synopsis at this point seems, well, rather pointless. Still… if you want read it, we got it.

The plot outline was revealed today at New York Comic Con.  As suspected, it confirms the Alan Taylor-directed film will include all of Norse Mythology’s Nine Realms, and a glimpse of the villain(s).

Official Synopsis:

Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano and Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins as Odin, “Thor: The Dark World” is directed by Alan Taylor, produced by Kevin Feige, from a story by Don Payne (credit not final) and screenplay by Christopher Yost and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (credit not final) and is based on Marvel’s classic Super Hero Thor, who first appeared in the comic book “Journey into Mystery” #83 in August, 1962.

“Thor: The Dark World” is presented by Marvel Studios. The executive producers are Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Victoria Alonso, Craig Kyle and Nigel Gostelow. The film releases November 8, 2013, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Actually, having read that, I think Thor 2 might just be the biggest solo film since Iron Man 1. Just get rid of Jane Foster and we good!

More ‘Thor 2’ – Casting, Casting, Casting!

Thor 2: The Dark World may not be coming soon to a theater near you, but people are still just as excited as if they only had a few more weeks to wait.  The studio is finishing up casting of the film and fans eagerly await each bit of news regarding who will be in it, what roles they might be playing and what that means to the overall story of the sequel.  The latest additions to the cast?  Kat Dennings and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.

Kat Dennings will be continuing her role as Darcy Lewis, despite other obligations with her popular TV show 2 Broke Girls.  Her return was questionable for a while, but it looks like she decided to go ahead and jump on board.  In the first film she was a somewhat forgettable sidekick to Natalie Portman, but it looks like this time around she will be getting a little more screen time.

The other addition, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (try saying that five times fast) is probably most famous for his role in the frightfully confusing television show Lost.  In Thor 2 he will be taking on the part of a Dark Elf by the name of Algrim.  According the rumor mill, he’ll get to take a shot or two at beating up Thor.

In case you’ve been living in a closet with no Internet, the rest of the (important) cast so far are as follows:  Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Jaimie Alexander, Stellan Skarsgard, Rene Russo and Christopher Eccleston.

Thor 2: The Dark World is set for release on November 8th, 2013 and will be the second installment of the “Phase 2” Marvel super hero movie bombardment.

 

Thanks to slashfilm for the heads-up on this one.

(article by nerdbastards contributor Adam A. Donaldson, @adamadonaldson)

It’s been a huge week in nerd-friendly news, but the in a surprise addition, we’ve got our first look at the new The Thing in the form of a trailer, which is just about the first time anyone’s heard anything about this movie in months.

The plot of the film follows a Norwegian research group that discovers something alien in the snow and ice of Antarctica. The film stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Eric Christian Olsen, Joel Edgerton, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, from a script by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) and Eric Heisserer (Nightmare on Elm Street remake) and is directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.

What’s interesting about this trailer though is that the film it advertises has been marketed (or at least rumored) to be a prequel to John Carpenter’s version of The Thing from 1982. But did you seen anything in this trailer that suggested it takes place before 1982? And for that matter, why does a prequel carry the exact same title as the movie that preceded it? Oh forget it! Let’s just enjoy the image of Ramona Flowers with a big effin’ blowtorch.

Source: Slashfilm

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