Thor SynopsisParamount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present the highly anticipated motion picture adaptation of Thor, the latest from the Marvel pantheon of legendary super heroes who have inspired generations of readers.
The epic adventure Thor spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the mystical realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. As a result, Thor is banished to Earth, where he is forced to live among humans. When the most dangerous villain of his world sends its darkest forces to invade Earth, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero.
Thor is the tale of one manís mythic journey: from a petulant prince born to inherit the throne, to a humble super hero who earns the right to lead.
In 1962, the now-legendary duo of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby introduced The Mighty Thor to readers of Marvel Comics, unleashing a new era of action-adventure with their take on the hammer-wielding Norse god. Despite the somewhat odd-sounding names, the story was rooted in familiar, universal conflicts that have driven human drama since the beginning of time: a son impatient to prove his worth to his father; a lethally resentful brother; and a woman who helps a man see the world anew. Royal bloodlines, a deadly vendetta, pride that goes before a fallóin any world, these are stories well worth telling.
A founding member of the super hero team known as The Avengers, Thor emerged from the same Marvel Comics bullpen that had previously given rise to Iron Man, The Fantastic Four, The X-Men and Spiderman.
Thor Release Date
In Theaters May 6, 2011
Starring: Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Natalie Portman (Jane Foster), Anthony Hopkins (Odin), Kat Dennings, Idris Elba, Ray Stevenson, Stellan SkarsgŚrd, Clark Gregg, Tom Hiddleston, Rene Russo
Written by: Mark Protosevich
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Produced by: Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Avi Arad
MPAA Rating: [ PG-13 ]
Distributor: Marvel Studios / Paramount Pictures
External Info: Thor Official Website
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