'Thor 2' Has Director Brian Kirk in Early Negotiations

The Marvel sequel is due in theaters July 26th of 2013, and promises to be twice as big as the original.
Thor 2 eyes director Brian Kirk
Thor 2 eyes director Brian Kirk
With Thor director Kenneth Branagh off doing an adaptation of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society for Fox 2000, Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures are sizing up Irish auteur Brian Kirk to take over directorial duties on Thor 2.

Brian Kirk is best known for directing episodes of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones. It was with this series that he proved he could manage a large ensemble in a fantasy epic while grounding the grandiose nature of the genre in reality. It was his work on the show that grabbed the attention of those in charge at Marvel Studios.

Thor 2 is expected to double its cast of larger than life Aasgardians and mythical Norse creatures, making it one of the largest scale Marvel adventures to date, second only to The Avengers.

Thor: The Dark World was released November 8th, 2013 and stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Eccleston, Jaimie Alexander, Zachary Levi, Ray Stevenson. The film is directed by Alan Taylor.

Sources: Variety

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Comments (109)

  1. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @dan1 Or Loki made two accounts and is having an off day

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  2. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @ROFLitschristian and when it does, you can catch it online if you wanna save some moneh

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  3. Dan

    @bawnian-dexeus They must not know Game of Thrones. Else they would NOT be thumbing this down.

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  4. ejk1

    @ROFLitschristian poor bastard. Oh well. It does come out on Blu-Ray in a month.

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  5. Dan

    @ROFLitschristian Dude! Thor was great.

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  6. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @dan1 More like two of them

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  7. ROFLitschristian

    Guh, today was the last day Thor was playing and I missed it. I'm so ashamed to be on this article.

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  8. K.Guy


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  9. Dan

    Who thumbed this down? Garbage man?

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  10. bipolarmassive

    Yeah okay?

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  11. Brizzy

    sounds good!

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  12. Dan

    :O YES. Get this guy!

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  13. Jimthar

    lookin forward to it

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  14. ejk1

    @cupid agreed. GOT is so damned good. I just hope they don't overdo the cast though. Perhaps save some for #3.

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  15. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    And with the whole "Directed episodes from Game of Thrones..." the sequel will be in good hands

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  16. CUPID

    Brian Kirk is best known for directing episodes of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones.....nuff said.

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  17. Superman81

    @themoviefanatic maybe he will, but I think he did a very good job. Only time will tell

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  18. Sean

    Maybe Brian Kirk will do a better job on Thor 2 then Kenneth Branagh did with Thor.

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  19. Superman81

    Sucks that Branagh wont be doing this. He did a great job with the first one

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