Marvel Mulls 'Monster' Helmer Patty Jenkins For 'Thor 2'

Marvel Studios is getting close to naming a director for Thor 2, and I’m hearing they might go with a surprise: Patty Jenkins, best known for directing Charlize Theron to an Oscar in Monster, and also for directing the superb pilot for AMC’s The Killing. This would be a real surprise, because women directors aren’t usually high on the list for superhero movies. Let’s see how this plays out, but it looks pretty serious. Kenneth Branagh directed the original.

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darklordzor4208d ago

I can't honestly say that either of the two names that have been rumored so far have really interested me. Not that they are bad or anything, but they don't have me jumping with excitement either.

StarWarsFan4208d ago

How did they even come up with Patty Jenkins?

alycakes4207d ago

Don't have a clue why they came up with her. This is really getting strange. I know she did great with 'Monster' but that doesn't really mean anything when it comes to making this movie. This is not a done deal though so we'll just have to wait and see what happens now.