As filming continues in the UK, a slew of photos from the set of Thor: The Dark World hit the net today. This is our first look at Chris Hemsworth in full costume as Thor sinceThe Avengers. Judging by the photos, the Australian native is back in full swing!
Prior to today we’ve seen production photos and some set design work but nothing this extensive. In a recent interview, Game of Thrones director Alan Taylor stated that his goal was to make Asgard feel more organic and tangible. Instead of Kenneth Branagh’s full blown CGI Asgard, as beautiful as it was, Taylor’s looking to ground this Asgard in a more realistic setting. It’ll no doubt provide a much different feel to Asgard, but that’s what I enjoyed about the settings inThor. Everything from Asgard, to Raibow Bridge and Jotunheim felt so removed from Earth that you actually felt like you were in another world. Hopefully making Asgard “more organic” doesn’t means removing some of the fantastical elements that Branagh established… (click link above to continue reading)