‘Thor 2’ Gets A New Director

Yes that big blonde hammer throwing heart throb THOR will be making his way back to big screen with Alan Taylor assuming directorial duties after Patty Jenkins left the project. Taylor, whose currently a part of the smash HBO series production “Game Of Thrones” has a strong history in Television with work on such shows as ‘Boardwalk Empire’ & ‘Nurse Jackie’.

In Marvels own admission, THOR was always going to be the toughest of their characters to sell on the big screen and this years gamble Kenneth Branaghs “THOR” was wildly successful raking in nearly $500 million globally and rocked Aussie Chris Hemsworth to super stardom. A sequel was assured and the hunt for a director, as Branagh was not returning, was on. Jenkins was approached and endorsed by co-star Natalie Portman. In an amicable decision not 3 weeks ago Jenkins left the project.