Director Brian Kirk In Early Talks To Helm THOR 2!

Director Brian Kirk In Early Talks To Helm THOR 2!

Director Brian Kirk In Early Talks To Helm <i>THOR 2</i>!

Since Kenneth Branagh won't return for the sequel, studio is trying to find a new director. Now, according to this new report, Game of Thrones director Brian Kirk is in negotiations to helm THOR 2 for Marvel and Disney. Hit the jump for more details!



And so it begins...Marvel Studio and Disney are moving forward with THOR 2, as the film is expected to begin production in early 2012. And as we all know, director Kenneth Branagh won't be returning for the sequel, so now we have the news that Brian Kirk is in talks to helm the film.

From Variety:

"Brian Kirk is in early negotiations to helm "Thor 2" for Marvel Studios and Disney, which will bring Chris Hemsworth's hammer-wielding superhero back to the bigscreen for his next adventure after "The Avengers."

A number of other helmers had been considered for the "Thor" sequel, including Drew Goddard ("Cabin in the Woods"), James McTeigue ("Ninja Assassin"), Noam Murro ("300: Battle of Artemesia") and Breck Eisner ("The Crazies")."


Brian Kirk directed the first two episodes of Luther, a great crime television series starring Idris Elba. He also directed one episode of Dexter and his latest work was seen in 3 episodes of HBO's hit show Game of Thrones. Don Payne is writing the upcoming superhero sequel, with Chris Hemsworth reprising his role as the God of Thunder.

THOR 2 is set to hit theatres on July 26, 2013!

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