Offical Synopsis for Marvel’s ‘Thor’ Revealed

Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment have finally released an official synopsis of the plot for their upcoming big screen adaptation of Thor, starring Star Trek‘s Chris Hemsworth and Star WarsNatalie Portman. Along with the sysnposis, they’ve also included preliminary credits which carry the favored disclaimer “Credits Not Final.”

This is amusing considering the film is already in production and you would have to expect that those pesky contracts had already been finalized before any actors stepped in front of a camera. Anyway, no big surprises in the synopsis but we do get a few good confirmations.

Check it out after the jump, courtesy of the fine folks at Paramount and Marvel Entertainment:

“THOR”Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment Present
A Marvel Studios Production
A Kenneth Branagh Film
Co-Producers Craig Kyle Victoria Alonso
Executive Producers Louis D’Esposito Alan Fine Stan Lee David Maisel Patty Whitcher
Produced by Kevin Feige
Directed by Kenneth Branagh

Cast:
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Rene Russo, Stellan Skarsgard, Jaimie Alexander, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Josh Dallas, Tadanobu Asano, Idris Elba, Clark Gregg, Colm Feore

Synopsis:
Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present the epic adventure, “Thor,” which spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth), a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth by his father Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and is forced to live among humans. A beautiful, young scientist, Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), has a profound effect on Thor, as she ultimately becomes his first love. It’s while here on Earth that Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Release: May 6th, 2011

This film has not yet been rated.

CREDITS ARE NOT FINAL AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE

“Thor” is a Marvel Studios Production and a Parmount Pictures Release

  • Fangirl1325
    March 10, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    Why have they changed Jane to a scientist instead of a nurse? Will they feature Donald Blake at all? Production is already started on this isn’t it? Come on people, there has to be someone that knows a little more than they are saying! I have high hopes considering the director. Fingers crossed for this one!!

  • Francine
    March 9, 2010 at 10:50 am

    that’s just one step closer to getting it to the big screen! 😀

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