Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
100 Greatest Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save up to 63%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
New Short Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser
Wakey wakey
Mads Mikkelsen In Early Talks For Doctor Strange
He may end up as another threat to our hero
Jeremy Renner Reveals New Captain America: Civil War Concept Art
Pick a side!
New Poster For The Danish Girl
Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star in the drama
First Look At Michael Fassbender In Assassin's Creed
Poise in the hood
Melissa Benoist And Sam Heughan Off To Oxford
They must've gotten good A Levels. Wait... It's a romantic drama
Colm Meaney Takes The Journey
He'll be Martin McGuinness to Timothy Spall's Ian Paisley
Empire's Star Wars: The Force Awakens Subscribers' Cover Revealed
Say hello to our little friend
Exclusive New Posters For Macbeth
All hail Fassbender and Cotillard
Michael Caine Rediscovers Youth In New Trailer
'Getting in shape is a waste of time'
Gideon Raff Plans Operation Brothers
Homeland co-creator directing Mossad spy thriller
Conn Iggulden's Emperor Novels To Be Adapted For Screen
The Lionsgates of Rome
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
15 August 2015
Doctor Strange Concept Art Sizzle Reel Screened
Benedict Cumberbatch introduces Marvel's new dimensions
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
In The Heart Of The Sea
08 January 2016
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Vacation (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Blackhat (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Thor 3's Writing Team Set
Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost on script patrol

30 January 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Thor-3-Writing-Team-Set

The wheels are turning again at Marvel, where there are already early discussions about a third Captain America film. With the success of Thor: The Dark World, the company is also gearing up another trip to Asgard, making it all but guaranteed that two of the most popular Avengers will be getting solo films in Phase Three.

Thanks to his multi-film contract, Chris Hemsworth is surely a lock to once more heft Mjolnir, and we’re optmistic that there is no Thor 3 without a certain Mr. Thomas William Hiddleston bringing the cunning trickster Loki back for more mischief. After all, (spoiler alert!) given what happened at the end of The Dark World, we can only imagine who he’ll be impersonating this time.

Kevin Feige is, of course, overseeing things, and has hired from within for the writing staff, pairing Christopher Yost (who worked on the last film) and Marvel executive Craig Kyle.

“I am proud of Craig and have enjoyed working with him over these past years,” Feige said in a statement picked up by Variety. “His creative instincts have helped shape Thor and Thor: The Dark World at every level of the filmmaking process. The entire team at Marvel is very happy to continue collaborating with Craig as he continues as a screenwriter working with Christopher on the forthcoming chapter of Thor’s adventure.”

Naturally, there are no release date details yet, and Hemsworth, like Chris Evans, will first work on The Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Still, it’s good to know that we can expect more Thor in our lives in future.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Best Song Nominee Disqualified From This Year's Oscars
Alone Yet Not Alone disallowed by the Academy
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

Your Comments

Thor 3 Screenplay Online!
For everyone who can't wait for Marvel's Thor 3, here's something to while away eternity: Read my Thor 3 spec script at http://subtle-screenplays.blogspot.de/2014/06/tho r-3-spec-script.html and tell me what you think! More

Posted by Bluebirds at 15:27 on 06 June 2014 | Report This Post

RE: Great News
100% agree with the last two posts... but that's because I like Hemsworth the way 15yr old girls like One Direction, but not in a mental twitter-abuse way! More

Posted by Plodwyn at 16:20 on 31 January 2014 | Report This Post

RE: Great News
Hiddelston does his job well, but people do, indeed, give Hemsworth too little credit. The man is perfect for the role. A Thor movie would be impossible without Loki, for multiple reasons, but the focus shifted wayy too much on Loki in the last movie. More

Posted by Chris Boomen at 11:24 on 31 January 2014 | Report This Post

Great News
Personally with the exception of the Avengers I think the Thor films are the best of the Marvel films so far. Don't think Hemsworth gets enough credit and Hiddleston too much, also like the humour they chuck in, bring on Thor3! More

Posted by darthmhall101 at 03:49 on 31 January 2014 | Report This Post

RE: Thor 3
L: LadyThor I sure hope that the writers for Thor 3 remember that the movie is about THOR and that people actually go to the movie to see Thor and the man who portrays that character so beautifully. Beautifully" is definitely the word! quote]ORIGINAL: cliff126 If they have another Thor film, please stop with the damn humour in almost every scene. I don't want constant tonal shifts-give me some serious stuff! otally agree, though I loved the 2nd film, the humour balance needs to More

Posted by Plodwyn at 23:19 on 30 January 2014 | Report This Post

If they have another Thor film, please stop with the damn humour in almost every scene. I don't want constant tonal shifts-give me some serious stuff! More

Posted by cliff126 at 20:33 on 30 January 2014 | Report This Post

It's time. Bring on the End of Days.
Ragnarok!!! Show us Thor and Asgard going to war with Loki. Potentially (SPOILERS) killing off Thor and making room for more marvel characters to introduce. More

Posted by Alien Hunter at 15:07 on 30 January 2014 | Report This Post

Thor 3 and high hopes
I sure hope the writer remember that despite how the movie is called and the obvious fact that there will always be who likes action over storyline, brawn over brain etc etc... well, SOME people will go for Thor, but some will go ONLY for Loki and without him wouldn't be interested at all. Just as I never was in any other comic book movie before or after. Like it or not that's how it is. More

Posted by CumaeSibyl at 09:55 on 30 January 2014 | Report This Post

Do you mean 'Mjolnir'?
What's Mojinr? More

Posted by Nicky C at 09:10 on 30 January 2014 | Report This Post

I dunno, I had doubts there would be another Thor -- read in one of your issues that Feige said there was a set number of spaces for the next wave of Marvel films. I'm glad of it, but. Thor only gets better the more you see of him. ....as does Loki... and HIddeston. Especially Hiddleston. Pretty keen to see more of Sif, too. Is she badass or what? Best bit of movie-related news I've read all day. More

Posted by ASparePocket at 08:02 on 30 January 2014 | Report This Post

Thor 3
I sure hope that the writers for Thor 3 remember that the movie is about THOR and that people actually go to the movie to see Thor and the man who portrays that character so beautifully. More

Posted by LadyThor at 04:53 on 30 January 2014 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Inside The Martian: Empire Meets NASA
Prepare to science the shit out of it...

Deadpool: A Complete History
Empire's guide to The Merc With A Mouth, in comics and on screen

Evil Media: Haunted TVs, Tapes And Tunes
Ten sinister reasons to go off-grid

Spectre – Everything You Need To Know
Empire's essential briefing on James Bond's 24th outing

The Weird And Wonderful World Of Obscure On-Screen PMs
Meet the many strangely-shaped heads of Her Majesty's Government

Exclusive Deadpool Trailer Breakdown
Director Tim Miller guides us through his crazed superhero promo

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)