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Old 12-25-2011, 04:23 AM   #26
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Sure, especially since it seems that the director has become the most trivial part of the movie

I'm not saying that Taylor isn't capable or anything like that, I haven't seen him do his thing yet so I don't know. What upsets me is how Marvel Studios made the decision to choose Taylor. The how of it says a lot about what the studio has in mind: complaisance.
Listen, what I'm saying is that it's just a movie. Why are we getting all worked up about this? It's not life threatening so I'm not going to worry about it. i'll just wait and see how everything turns out before I speak my opinions on the sequel's merit.

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Old 12-25-2011, 09:16 AM   #27
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I hope they stay away from Midgard. And now to do something about that Don Payne fella....

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Old 12-25-2011, 11:01 AM   #28
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Congaratulations to Mr. Taylor.
I hope we continue to get a balanced mix of Asgard and Midgard as we did with Branagh.

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Old 12-25-2011, 12:45 PM   #29
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I hope they stay away from Midgard. And now to do something about that Don Payne fella....
Last I heard they were hiring someone to do a rewrite actually

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Old 12-25-2011, 02:29 PM   #30
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Listen, what I'm saying is that it's just a movie. Why are we getting all worked up about this? It's not life threatening so I'm not going to worry about it. i'll just wait and see how everything turns out before I speak my opinions on the sequel's merit.
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Old 12-25-2011, 04:19 PM   #31
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Listen, what I'm saying is that it's just a movie. Why are we getting all worked up about this? It's not life threatening so I'm not going to worry about it. i'll just wait and see how everything turns out before I speak my opinions on the sequel's merit.
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Old 12-25-2011, 04:34 PM   #32
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I see nothing about this decision that would make me worry(and I was fully on board Jenkins's out-of-the-box choice as well). Now if they can just get Roger Avary to do the re-write then I'll be all smiles.

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Old 12-25-2011, 06:56 PM   #33
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Default Re: Alan Taylor: The Director of Thor 2!

So, with a new director finally attached, how long until we get casting news? 4 months? 6 months? what do you think?

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Old 12-25-2011, 06:57 PM   #34
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So, with a new director finally attached, how long until we get casting news? 4 months? 6 months? what do you think?
I'm gonna guess 5, with Iron Man 3 news in about 3. Just a guess though.

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Old 12-25-2011, 09:27 PM   #35
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5 months sound about right.

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Old 12-26-2011, 08:41 AM   #36
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I see Taylor directed the GoT finale, which was so much win I could hardly stand it. While I should be worried about his lack of a feature film resume, I basically watch every show he's been involved with, so I'm definitely gonna give him a chance.

Wasn't David Yates primarily a British television director before landing the Harry Potter franchise as well?

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Old 12-26-2011, 12:00 PM   #37
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Jenkins may have won an Oscar for "Monster"...
She didn't.

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Old 12-26-2011, 12:46 PM   #38
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I think Theron won an Oscar for her portrayal in Monster. Did PJ even get nominated?

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Old 12-26-2011, 01:18 PM   #39
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I think Theron won an Oscar for her portrayal in Monster. Did PJ even get nominated?
Theron won best actress and deservedly so. She was brilliant in that movie. Monster was a very good flick but it wasn't some amazing piece of cinema. It wasn't nominated for anything other than Best actress

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Old 12-26-2011, 02:04 PM   #40
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Speaking of Theron, am i the only one who thinks she would make a great Enchantress?..just throwing it out there

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Old 12-26-2011, 02:33 PM   #41
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Speaking of Theron, am i the only one who thinks she would make a great Enchantress?..just throwing it out there
No, you're not alone on this.

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Old 12-26-2011, 02:49 PM   #42
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Speaking of Theron, am i the only one who thinks she would make a great Enchantress?..just throwing it out there

It's not a bad idea....although Theron on Hemsworth sounds a bit cougarish.

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It's not a bad idea....although Theron on Hemsworth sounds a bit cougarish.
I like cougarish.

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Old 12-26-2011, 03:19 PM   #44
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she's not that old and looks younger anyway..

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Old 12-26-2011, 04:42 PM   #45
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I don't care if it turns out she's 100 years old, no one (especially me) can resist Charlize Theron.

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I don't care if it turns out she's 100 years old, no one (especially me) can resist Charlize Theron.
Then if she gets the role shall we call you 'The Executioner'?

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I have a request. I've only read some of the early Lee/Kirby Thor stories and JMS's run. So could someone give me a quick schooling on what Enchantress and The Executioner are all about please?

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Old 12-26-2011, 10:20 PM   #49
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I have a request. I've only read some of the early Lee/Kirby Thor stories and JMS's run. So could someone give me a quick schooling on what Enchantress and The Executioner are all about please?

As I understand it, Enchantress has a real 'fatal attraction' vibe for Thor.

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Old 12-27-2011, 12:07 AM   #50
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I am so happy that they got Taylor to direct

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