‘Thor 2’ Moves to November 2013
Patty Jenkins has been officially confirmed as the director of Thor 2
, according to Deadline
Thor will be the first Marvel superhero to test his mettle in the holiday season; Thor 2
has just been moved to November 15, 2013. Disney likely did not want to overload its Summer 2013 slate due to the recent move of its once-troubled Lone Ranger to May 31, 2013
, a film originally scheduled for December 2012.Thor 2
has been searching for a director, with the latest news that Patty Jenkins
) was in talks
to take the reigns of the God of Thunder's story. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed as much to Entertaiment Weekly
a few weeks back, but no official announcement has been made. Feige did have this to say about the film:"
will) primarily be the journey of that character, of
(Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth
) and Jane Foster
) and how the new dynamic with his father
(Odin, played by Anthony Hopkins
) is working out, as well as what are the broader stakes for The Nine Worlds."
The November move shows Disney feels good enough about the film to make it a focal point of the holidays, as this has been the "Twilight" and "Harry Potter" films' weekend of choice in the past. If Thor 2
does unusually well in this spot, more superheroes could find themselves bypassing the summer.
On July 26, 2013, Thor 2
's original release date, Disney has made plans to debut its Phineas and Ferb
movie based on the popular kids cartoon.