Late last year myself and a small group of other film journalists flew out to London, England where we had the chance to visit the set of the upcoming Marvel movie and talk with Taylor about his work on the movie. Read on to find out not only how Game of Thrones led to the Thor sequel, but also how 3D is affecting the production, how Malekith and the Dark Elves came to be the film’s villain and much more.
In the Marvel Studios film, Akinnuoye-Agbaje will star as both Algrim The Strong – a Dark Elf who serves as a lieutenant to the villainous Malekith (Chirstopher Eccleston) – and Kurse – a large demon like beast that Algrim transforms into. Both characters required the actor to sit in the makeup chair for hours on end, but, as he explained to myself and a small group of other film journalists visiting the set, it’s all been worth it.
While in the midst of shooting an action sequence and wearing his full Loki costume, Hiddleston was kind enough to take a moment out of his on-set schedule to sit with myself and a small group of other film journalists to talk about exactly what has been going on with the God of Mischief since The Avengers.
Leaving my Los Angeles home a week before Halloween, I took a 10 and a half hour flight to London, England, where I along with a small group of other film journalists were given the chance to fully explore the ins and outs of the production behind the forthcoming Marvel Studios sequel. The set visit spread across two days, we visited multiple settings from the film, watched cameras roll, visited the various and incredible art departments...
I have some awesome news, everybody! Asgard is real. It’s filled with giant golden pillars, battle arenas, armored soldiers, and even an epic, intricate prison system. I know this because I traveled there last year.