WorstPreviews.com Logo Join the community [Login / Register]
Follow WorstPreviews.com on Twitter
What\ News Coming Soon In Theaters On DVD Trailer,Posters,Pictures,Wallpapers, Screensavers PeliBlog.com Trivia/Quizzes
News/Headlines
Marvel Surprised Robert Downey Jr With an Unexpected Gift
Oct 20th, 2014
"Guardians of the Galaxy" is Struggling in China Due to Terrible Subtitles
Oct 20th, 2014
French Theaters Cancel "Annabelle" Screenings Due to Damage Caused by Teenagers
Oct 20th, 2014
Jason Momoa's First Comments About Starring in "Aquaman"
Oct 20th, 2014
Brad Pitt's "Fury" and Michael Keaton's "Birdman" Top Box Office
Oct 19th, 2014
New "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Concept Art Teases Hulkbuster's Giant Size
Oct 19th, 2014
Producer Gives "Halloween 3" Update
Oct 19th, 2014
Teaser for Disney's "Feast" Animated Short Film
Oct 19th, 2014
Tom Hardy May Play Apocalypse in "X-Men: Apocalypse"
Oct 18th, 2014
Jena Malone is Female Robin in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"?
Oct 18th, 2014
Marvel in Talks with Colin Farrell and Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in "Doctor Strange"
Oct 18th, 2014
Channing Tatum Not Sure We Need "23 Jump Street"
Oct 18th, 2014
Poster For Tim Burton's "Big Eyes," with Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz
Oct 18th, 2014
Photos: Nicolas Cage Protesting Against His "Dying of the Light" Movie
Oct 17th, 2014
James Cameron Discusses Getting "Terminator" Rights Back in 2019
Oct 17th, 2014
Guillermo Del Toro Says "Pacific Rim 2" Sets Up "Pacific Rim 3"
Oct 17th, 2014
New Trailer For Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" World War II Drama
Oct 17th, 2014
Scarlett Johansson Offered $10 Million to Star in "Ghost in the Shell"
Oct 17th, 2014
Trailer For Chris Rock's "Top Five" Comedy
Oct 17th, 2014
Trailer: Chris Hemsworth Fights a Whale in Ron Howard's "In the Heart of the Sea"
Oct 16th, 2014
First Look at Chris Hemsworth in Ron Howard's "Heart of the Sea" Survival Film
Oct 16th, 2014
James Wan May Direct Another "Saw" Film in 2016
Oct 16th, 2014
Channing Tatum Provides "Gambit" Update
Oct 16th, 2014
Christian Bale in Talks to Star in Steve Jobs Biopic
Oct 16th, 2014
New Teaser For "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1"
Oct 16th, 2014
Warner Bros Announces "The Flash," "Aquaman," "Justice League" and "Green Lantern" Movies
Oct 16th, 2014
Trailer for Nicolas Cage's "Dying of the Light" Thriller
Oct 16th, 2014
Edward Norton Says Today's Movies are Just As Good as Films From 1960s
Oct 15th, 2014
Photos: Michael Douglas is Hank Pym on "Ant-Man" Set
Oct 15th, 2014
Javier Bardem in Talks to Play Main Villain in "Pirates of the Caribbean 5"
Oct 15th, 2014
Trailer: Katie Holmes Kills Lots of People in "Miss Meadows"
Oct 15th, 2014
Ninth Character Poster For "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," Features Bilbo Baggins Again
Oct 15th, 2014
New "Jurassic World" Poster Arrives Online
Oct 15th, 2014
Previous News Stories Next News Stories

Anthony Hopkins is Odin in "Thor"

Posted: October 30th, 2009 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Anthony Hopkins is Odin in "Thor"Submit Comment
Back in June we reported that British actor Brian Blessed, best know for starring as The King of The Hawk Men in "Flash Gordon," has been cast as Odin in the upcoming "Thor" movie.

Now comes word from both THR and Variety that Blessed is out and Anthony Hopkins is currently in talks for the role. For those not familiar with the comic books, Odin is the king of Asgard and the father of Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and his evil half-brother Loki (Tom Hiddelston).

In addition, the sites have confirmed that Natalie Portman will play Jane Foster, Thor's love interest, and that production is set to get going in January.

Plot: The story sees the god of thunder Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions re-ignite an ancient war. As punishment, Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans. Once here, he learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends dark forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Click here to read more about "Thor."

Source: Variety, THR


Bookmark and Share
You must be registered to post comments. Login or Register.
Displaying 36 comment(s) Profanity: Turn On
OneTime writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 12:50:44 AM

SIR anthony hopkins....mmmmm natalie portman...
Ranger writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 1:26:52 AM

Sweet!
rocketman writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 2:19:20 AM

I dunno bit hammy.
nope.com writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 2:20:04 AM

great casting
TeemSelami writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 2:53:51 AM

don't know sh*t about the comic is fenrir there
Shan writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 3:42:23 AM

Don't know if he has the build to play odin though...
johnny_boy writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 5:08:57 AM

thats cool.i was interested in seeing brian blessed play Odin but Hopkins is a good choice.
Freudian_Nightmare writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 5:35:09 AM

Meh. Hopkins is good, but Blessed IS Odin.
Ranma-Irias writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 5:36:47 AM

"Hello Thor. It's good to see you again..."
Peter Parker writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 5:41:49 AM

For a moment there, this story got me thinking about "Alexander"! That's one scary f*cking thought!!!
Odin writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 8:00:07 AM

"For those not familiar with the comic books", the story of odin and thor etc. is more than a comic book... its nordic mythology/religion.
SpookyCupcakes writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 8:08:24 AM

k
SpookyCupcakes writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 8:08:49 AM

Anyone else think that hulk hogan should play thor?
ValiaVeweth writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 9:05:34 AM

Meh, I dunno about Natalie Portman.
lost_addict writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 10:03:31 AM

"What did you see,Thor,What did you see..?
SeWerin writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 10:13:08 AM

Damn, one of the best castings ever
SeWerin writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 10:24:27 AM

whole cast is great, they really want it to be awesome
Odin writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 10:27:43 AM

it would be so effin epic if they used Amon Amarth for the soundtrack :)
Ranger writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 12:14:12 PM

Odin himself is posting on here... WTF?!
acslaterson writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 12:54:04 PM

I forget what the movie was called but Hopkins and Alec Baldwin were stuck in the woods and Hopkins was rocking a beard. That plus the eye patch/one eye? Awesome! And Jane Foster is the love interest of Donald Blake, not Thor. Thor's woman is Lady Sif.
TheHundreds writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 2:00:40 PM

Yea he seems perfect for some reason. I feel like I've seen him in a role think this before?
TheHundreds writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 2:03:13 PM

Beawulfff not exactly the same
Peter Parker writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 2:17:11 PM

"Alexander"!!! That's were he was before that reminds me of this. Also epic. Also big names on the cast. But we all know how that went... 3 hours long gayfest!
Ranger writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 2:38:13 PM

@acslaterson - the movie was called 'The Edge' (originally named 'The Bookworm' while they were filming it).
Ranger writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 2:39:37 PM

And you're right... "Jane Foster is the love interest of Donald Blake, not Thor. Thor's woman is Lady Sif."

I noticed that inaccuracy in the article as well.
acslaterson writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 2:44:21 PM

@Ranger, thanks man. I was feeling lazy when I woke up and didn't feel like looking it up on Wiki, haha.
TeemSelami writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 4:30:33 PM

@Odin f*ck yes. Amon Amarth rip
Ranger writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 4:38:29 PM

@acslaterson - screw Wiki my friend. IMDB.com is the only way to go.
super_suck writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 5:41:57 PM

wow. This movie is really shaping up to be a pleasant surprise
TemporalFlux writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 8:07:46 PM

Hopkins is God!! And I would actually prefer worshipping him every Sunday. The Edge rocked, he was bloody brilliant in Instinct (an underrated movie, probably due to Cuba Gooding Jr.). As for Portman, awwwahhh, drool, drool.
Ranger writes:
on October 30th, 2009 at 9:09:02 PM

'Hopkins' and 'brilliant' in the same post is redundant my friend.
rocketman writes:
on October 31st, 2009 at 8:00:28 AM

Hopkins doesn't act he just says the lines,he admitted it himself.Advice he got off a famous US screen ledgend..once you know this watch his recent performances and you see that,lazy bugger.
xXxRORSCHACHxXx writes:
on October 31st, 2009 at 11:51:53 AM

Nice.
jimxcon writes:
on October 31st, 2009 at 2:02:40 PM

The perfect actor for the Odin lole is John Rhys-Davies (Gimli from LOTR)!He is 6'1',right age and physique,right voice and a very good actor!
As for Jane Foster,she was also thor's beloved.He even convince Odin to make her immortal so he could marrie her.But when she became a godess,she couldn't handle the feeling so she prefer to live as a mortal!
Ranger writes:
on October 31st, 2009 at 4:18:00 PM

Bitches!
pakmandogg writes:
on November 4th, 2009 at 5:11:41 AM

think hes kinda short? or he can be a good oden

Will Marvel Split "Avengers 3" Into Two Films?

Christian Bale's "The Machinist" Co-Star Reveals Disturbing Story About Actor's Weight-Loss

Ben Affleck Regrets Making "Daredevil," Very Confident About "Batman v Superman"

Robert Downey Jr Would Make "Iron Man 4" If Mel Gibson Directs

Robert Downey Jr Now Says He Won't Return For "Iron Man 4"

Chris Cooper Gained 40 Pounds of Muscle For "American Sniper"

Penelope Cruz is Esquire's 2014 Sexiest Woman Alive

Why Ben Affleck Won't Get to Keep the Batman Costume

Amanda Bynes Placed in Psychiatric Care, Says Her Father Asked Her For Sex

Description of "Jurassic World" Trailer
Buy High Quality Waterproof Camera Products at Wholesale Price
WorstPreviews.com hosted by pair Networks WorstPreviews.com
Hosted by pair Networks
News Feeds | Box Office | Movie Reviews | Buzz: Top 100 | Popularity: Top 100
Poster Store | About Us | Advertising | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Web Tools | Site Map
Copyright © 2009 WorstPreviews.com. All rights reserved