Thor is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Wonder Comics character of the exact same name, created by Wonder Studios and also distributed by Paramount Photo. [a] It is the 4th film in the Marvel Cinematic Cosmos. The film was routed by Kenneth Branagh, written by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz as well as Don Payne, and also stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Colm Feore, Ray Stevenson, Idris Elba, Kat Dennings, Rene Russo as well as Anthony Hopkins. The movie informs the story of Thor, the crown prince of Asgard, who is banished from his homeland to Earth. While there, he develops a relationship with Jane Foster, a researcher. However, Thor has to quit his taken on sibling Loki, who intends to become the brand-new king of Asgard.
Sam Raimi first developed the concept of a film adaptation of Thor in 1991, but soon left the project, leaving it in "growth hell" for a number of years. During this time around, the civil liberties were gotten by various film studios up until Marvel Studios authorized Mark Protosevich to create the project in 2006, as well as prepared to finance it as well as launch it via Paramount Pictures. Matthew Vaughn was initially appointed to direct the film for a tentative 2010 launch. Nevertheless, after Vaughn was released from his holding deal in 2008, Branagh was approached and the movie's release was rescheduled right into 2011. The main personalities were cast in 2009, and also major photography took place in California and New Mexico from January to Could 2010. The movie was converted to 3D in post-production.
Thor premiered on April 17, 2011, in Sydney, Australia as well as was released on May 6, 2011, in the USA. The movie was a financial success and received positive reviews from film critics. The DVD and Blu-ray collections were released on September 13, 2011. A sequel, Thor: The Dark Globe, was launched on November 8, 2013. A third film, Thor: Ragnarok is readied to be released on November 3, 2017.
In 965 AD, Odin, king of Asgard, incomes war versus the Frost Giants of Jotunheim and their leader Laufey, to avoid them from overcoming the nine worlds, beginning with Planet. The Asgardian warriors defeat the Frost Giants and also confiscate the resource of their power, the Coffin of Ancient Winters.
In the present, Odin's boy Thor prepares to ascend to the throne of Asgard, however is disturbed when Frost Giants effort to get the Casket. Versus Odin's order, Thor takes a trip to Jotunheim to confront Laufey, associateded with by his brother Loki, youth pal Sif as well as the Warriors Three: Volstagg, Fandral, and also Hogun. A battle takes place until Odin interferes to conserve the Asgardians, damaging the delicate truce between the two races. For Thor's conceit, Odin strips his child of his godly power and also banishes him to Planet as a temporal, gone along with by his hammer Mjolnir, now safeguarded by a glamour that permits only the deserving to wield it.