According to Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood Daily, the role of Thor in the upcoming Marvel Comics film adaptation of the same name will go to Chris Hemsworth, who can currently be seen as the heroic father of James T. Kirk in J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek reboot. He will also be seen in a remake of Red Dawn as well as the upcoming thriller Cabin in the Woods, written by Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon.
As previously announced, Kenneth Branagh will direct Thor.
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