Official Thor Casting Thread

Discussion in 'Thor' started by Penguin, Oct 27, 2006.

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For Asgard!

  1. Kevin McKidd

  2. Alexander Skarsgard

  3. Brad Pitt

  4. Karl Urban

  5. Gerard Butler

  6. Viggo Mortensen

  7. Scott Speedman

  8. Henry Cavill

  9. Dominic Purcell

  10. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

  11. Armie Hammer

  12. Johann Urb

  13. Jared Padalecki

  14. Jake Gyllenhaal

  15. Kenneth Branagh

  16. Rusell Crowe

  17. Daniel Craig

  18. Ryan McPartlin

  19. Other

  20. The Techno Viking

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  1. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Aw, that makes me sad and amused simultaneously.
     
  2. Webhead2006 The Web-Swinger

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    yea he probably didnt make it in the lastest draft of the film. But there is still others we didnt hear about either. So maybe they just wanted to hold off on a few for sequels.
     
  3. NEXUS 6 Registered

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    According to IMDB (I know, about as reliable as the local weatherman) Mathias Schweighofer is rumored to be involved. He'd be a good Balder, if that's the case.
     
  4. Webhead2006 The Web-Swinger

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    if balder was to be in the film it probably would have been announced already.
     
  5. Steve Holt STEVE HOLT!

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    If they ever use Balder, just get Liam Hemsworth lol
     
  6. Aesop Rocks Now I'm Free.

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    I hope they treat Balder the same as they did in the first draft. :awesome:
     
  7. Brian Braddock R.I.P. '96 Y.N.W.A.

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    Having not read the 1st draft, I have to ask:-

    How did they treat him?
     
  8. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    From what I've heard, Balder was an old fogey in the first draft. I definitely hope that's not how they treat him if he is in the film.
     
  9. Canis Sapiens Ragnarök and roll!

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    He was not that old... he was like an older brother to Thor, like 5-8 years older, already married, more responsible. IMO, he didn't had much to do in the first draft.
    He even got killed accidentally by Mjolnir at the end of the first act. But "killed" in a way that you know he's coming back in the sequel. :cwink:
     
  10. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Sounds lame because it doesn't actually sound like Balder. At all. Might as well take a frost giant and name him Balder, for all the similarity that description has to the actual character.
     
  11. Canis Sapiens Ragnarök and roll!

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    Yeah, I didn't like the way he was portrayed either. I'd prefer if they save him for a sequel, where he gets more screentime and all that stuff.
     
  12. Brian Braddock R.I.P. '96 Y.N.W.A.

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    Balder certainly deserves better treatment.
     
  13. Webhead2006 The Web-Swinger

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    yea he is likely out of the film among a few other asgard characters. So they have things to do in possible sequels if they get more.
     
  14. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Eh, not particularly happy about Balder possibly being out of the film, but it's certainly better than having a terrible portrayal of him shoehorned into it. I'd rather wait and hope they bring him in next time around.
     
  15. ImWithTeamConan Avenger of Comedy

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    Balder will be the War Machine of the Thor sequel, in a way.
     
  16. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Rhodey was at least in the first Iron Man film, though. Maybe Balder will have a little cameo in Thor, at least...
     
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    Is the start of the film set in the past? Maybe Balder is still a kid Asgardian at that point. Then by the time Thor returns to Asgard after being banished he is more grown up or something?
     
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    I can't see Balder being like War Machine though... Beta Ray Bill but Not Balder..... though it is Saddening that we have yet to hear about Balder being in the film or not :csad:
     
  19. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    I would be quite shocked to ever see Beta Ray Bill in live-action. I love Bill but I just can't imagine how he wouldn't look either too horrific or too silly.
    Thor and Balder are around the same age. They grew up together and were best friends.
     
  20. Ace of Knaves Registered

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    Well that's what i mean, maybe they are changing it in the film so that Balder is Thor's younger brother.
     
  21. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    But that would suck. :huh:
     
  22. Ace of Knaves Registered

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    Not saying it wouldn't. Just seems strange that there has been literally no word about Balder at all.
     
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    Well most of the entire First draft except for maybe five minutes of the end of the film was set entirely in the Viking era. We have no idea exactly what is going on time wise now, nobody's seen the newer script. They could show different incidents that lead up to Thor being banished in our period.
     
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    well i still say if we havent heard anything now and that film has like a month or so left of filming. They probably left out that character so it could be something brought in for sequel like a few other characters we know are not in the film. Though i could see the character getting a mention.
     
  25. Vartha Mod of Thunder

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    Yeah well I hope he hasn't been Cut myself. They need to at least mention Balder in the Film.
     
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