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/Film
Jean Grey Returns to Marvel Comics, Power Pack Movie, The Defenders Ratings & Moreplayed by the greatest actor in the known world, is now the greatest toy in exi
/Film / Posted yesterday
played by the greatest actor in the known world, is now the greatest toy in existence. pic.twitter.com/6s9NDngQiV Director Taika Waititi revealed the greatest toy of the greatest character played by the greatest actor in the MCU. The second season... Read more
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Mashable
'Moana' is helping young New Zealanders keep in touch with the Maori languageA popular movie like Moana could be the key to making the language appealing ag
Mashable / Posted yesterday
A popular movie like Moana could be the key to making the language appealing again to young people in the country. Taika Waititi, New Zealand director of blockbuster films like Thor: Ragnorok, approached Disney to translate the film — with... Read more
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/Film
Akira Finds New Life with Thor: Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi In Talksthe project and has attached another fascinating director to potentially transl
/Film / Posted 2 days ago
the project and has attached another fascinating director to potentially translate the story into a massive blockbuster. Taika Waititi, the New Zealand-born filmmaker responsible for films like What We Do In The Shadows and the upcoming Thor:... Read more
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IGN
Akira: Thor: Ragnarok's Taika Waititi in Talks to Direct Live-Action RemakeLeonardo DiCaprio is among the film's producers. Thor: Ragnarok helmer Taika W
IGN / Posted 2 days ago
Leonardo DiCaprio is among the film's producers. Thor: Ragnarok helmer Taika Waititi is reportedly in talks to direct the long-gestating, live-action remake of Akira, based on the manga and 1988 anime. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
On the ‘Thor’ set with Tom Hiddleston in Australiaas he ate an orange and drank bottled sparkling water. There’s a playful mood i
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
as he ate an orange and drank bottled sparkling water. There’s a playful mood in the studio which Tom credited to director Taika Waititi and costar Jeff Goldblum. The New Zealand filmmaker, noted for his small movies, is a refreshing choice to... Read more
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Gulf News
Thor wields the hammer to serve up superhero swaggerthe hypnotising sounds of Jean-Michel Jarre. The driving force behind these ele
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
the hypnotising sounds of Jean-Michel Jarre. The driving force behind these electric, retro-tinged changes is director Taika Waititi, best known for writing and directing the cult comedies Hunt for the Wilderpeople and What We Do in the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Fall Film Preview: Big screen bonanzaAnnapurna) tells the R-rated, Harvard-centric tale of the kinky origins of the
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Annapurna) tells the R-rated, Harvard-centric tale of the kinky origins of the Wonder Woman character. New Zealand auteur Taika Waititi (“What We Do in the Shadows”) gets his shot at a Marvel film with “Thor: Ragnarok” (Nov. 3, Buena Vista), a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chris Hemsworth almost Lost Thor to Liam Hemsworthactor claimed the upcoming film is the series' most different and entertaining
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
actor claimed the upcoming film is the series' most different and entertaining yet, and it's the film's new director Taika Waititi pushing it to its limits. He is set to reprise the role of Thor in upcoming movie Thor: Ragnarok, which is the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Last chance to have your say on New Zealander of the Yearof the Year Awards Gala in Auckland on 22 February 2018. Previous winners of th
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
of the Year Awards Gala in Auckland on 22 February 2018. Previous winners of the New Zealander of the Year Award are: Taika Waititi (2017), Richie McCaw (2016), Sir Stephen Tindall (2015), Dr Lance O’Sullivan (2014), Dame Anne Salmond (2013),... Read more
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/Film
Thor Ragnarok Tom Hiddleston Interview: What's Going on with Loki?Director Taika Waititi has already shown us that Thor: Ragnarok won’t be your a
/Film / Posted 8 days ago
Director Taika Waititi has already shown us that Thor: Ragnarok won’t be your average Thor movie. Not only has the comedy been ramped up, but the filmmaker wanted to strip down the Thor franchise, essentially acting as if this were the first film in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
2018 New Zealander of the Year Awards Updateof the Year Gala Awards in Auckland on 22 February 2018. Previous winners of th
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
of the Year Gala Awards in Auckland on 22 February 2018. Previous winners of the New Zealander of the Year Award are: Taika Waititi (2017), Richie McCaw (2016), Sir Stephen Tindall (2015), Dr Lance O’Sullivan (2014), Dame Anne Salmond (2013),... Read more
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/Film
Why Michael Keaton Left Batman, Zack Snyder Won't Do Justice League Press & Moreback to play Beast in X-Men: Dark Phoenix? All that and more in this edition of
/Film / Posted 10 days ago
back to play Beast in X-Men: Dark Phoenix? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi shared his own alternate design for a poster for the Marvel sequel. See Thor: Ragnarok in IMAX with us Nov. 2... Read more
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/Film
Thor Ragnarok Chris Hemsworth Interview: Comedy, Cate Blanchett & Morefeel to any of the Thor films we’ve seen before. I think even different to any
/Film / Posted 10 days ago
feel to any of the Thor films we’ve seen before. I think even different to any of Marvel films, which is great. Director Taika Waititi said that he’s bringing more humor to it than before, because he loved how it worked in the first two, and it... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Disney film Moana released in te reo Māorihugely valuable resource that will be a taonga for many years,” Mr Flavell says
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
hugely valuable resource that will be a taonga for many years,” Mr Flavell says.The original script for Moana was penned by Taika Waititi and released by Walt Disney pictures, in America in 2016. It is the 56th Disney animated film that went on to... Read more
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Herald Sun
The Australian city dominating Hollywoodnear you soon.”media_cameraBehind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ragn
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
near you soon.”media_cameraBehind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ragnarok. On the Gold Coast set with director Taika Waititi (left) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor) Photo: Jasin Boland. ©Marvel Studios 2017 If secured, Barbie would head into... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The Australian city dominating Hollywoodnear you soon.”media_cameraBehind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ragn
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
near you soon.”media_cameraBehind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ragnarok. On the Gold Coast set with director Taika Waititi (left) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor) Photo: Jasin Boland. ©Marvel Studios 2017 If secured, Barbie would head into... Read more
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Herald Sun
The Gold Coast’s next blockbustersnear you soon.”media_cameraBehind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ragn
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
near you soon.”media_cameraBehind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ragnarok. On the Gold Coast set with director Taika Waititi (left) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor) Photo: Jasin Boland. ©Marvel Studios 2017 If secured, Barbie would head into... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The Gold Coast’s next blockbustersnear you soon.”media_cameraBehind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ragn
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
near you soon.”media_cameraBehind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ragnarok. On the Gold Coast set with director Taika Waititi (left) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor) Photo: Jasin Boland. ©Marvel Studios 2017 If secured, Barbie would head into... Read more
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News.com.au
The Gold Coast’s next blockbusterssound stage near you soon.” Behind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ra
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
sound stage near you soon.” Behind the scenes on Marvel Studios' film Thor: Ragnarok. On the Gold Coast set with director Taika Waititi (left) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor) Photo: Jasin Boland. ©Marvel Studios 2017Source:Supplied If secured, Barbie... Read more
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Scotsman
20 must-see films hitting cinemas this autumnto have adapted a more comedic Guardians of the Galaxy style approach. No surpr
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
to have adapted a more comedic Guardians of the Galaxy style approach. No surprise, given humorous New Zealand director Taika Waititi is at the helm. When? – October 27 Who’s in it? – Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett What is it?... Read more
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/Film
Thor Ragnarok Taika Waititi Interview: Improvising, Superhero Movie Lessons & MoreWhen we sat down to talk with Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi on the set
/Film / Posted 13 days ago
When we sat down to talk with Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi on the set of the Marvel Studios sequel in Brisbane, Australia in September of 2016, one of the first things he playfully said while holding a prop weapon from the movie was “I liken... Read more
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/Film
Thor Ragnarok TV Spot: Thor's New Team Probably Doesn't Need a NameTom Hiddleston, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, and Anthony Hopkins. Thor: Ragnaro
/Film / Posted 13 days ago
Tom Hiddleston, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, and Anthony Hopkins. Thor: Ragnarok is written by Eric Pearson and directed by Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows, Hunt for the Wilderpeople), and you can read out interview with the filmmaker from... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Coast premiere will be a Thor pointEvent Cinemas Robina on October 13. The film will be released in cinemas across
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Event Cinemas Robina on October 13. The film will be released in cinemas across the country on October 26. While director Taika Waititi will jet in to make an appearance, none of the movie’s main cast is scheduled to attend, including Aussie Chris... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Weird thing happens to Hemsworth’s musclesbeen a female villain in the Marvel universe, she is the Goddess of Death, and
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
been a female villain in the Marvel universe, she is the Goddess of Death, and it was a chance to work with (director) Taika Waititi.” The New Zealand-born actor-turned-director, Waititi (who also makes a cameo appearance), is at the helm of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Weird thing happens to Hemsworth’s bodybeen a female villain in the Marvel universe, she is the Goddess of Death, and
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
been a female villain in the Marvel universe, she is the Goddess of Death, and it was a chance to work with (director) Taika Waititi.” The New Zealand-born actor-turned-director, Waititi (who also makes a cameo appearance), is at the helm of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The weird thing that happens to Hemsworth’s bodybeen a female villain in the Marvel universe, she is the Goddess of Death, and
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
been a female villain in the Marvel universe, she is the Goddess of Death, and it was a chance to work with (director) Taika Waititi.” The New Zealand-born actor-turned-director, Waititi (who also makes a cameo appearance), is at the helm of... Read more
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IGN
9 New Hulk Details We Learned on the Thor: Ragnarok Seton the call sheet, 'Green Steve.’” "Green Steve" wasn’t the only person who st
IGN / Posted 14 days ago
on the call sheet, 'Green Steve.’” "Green Steve" wasn’t the only person who stood in for Hulk. Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi — who also plays the mo-cap role of the Planet Hulk character Korg in the film as well as the demonic Surtur —... Read more
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/Film
Why Channing Tatum Loves Gambit, The Avengers Project Game Details & MoreWhy does Channing Tatum love Gambit so much? Why did Jennifer Lawrence decide t
/Film / Posted 14 days ago
Why does Channing Tatum love Gambit so much? Why did Jennifer Lawrence decide to come back for X-Men: Dark Phoenix? What is Taika Waititi doing hanging around with Shark Smurf? Which comic book movie is the most anticipated movie of fall 2017? All... Read more
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/Film
Thor Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi Wanted to Strip Down the Thor FranchiseIt was nearly two years ago that director Taika Waititi was reported to be in t
/Film / Posted 14 days ago
It was nearly two years ago that director Taika Waititi was reported to be in talks to direct Thor: Ragnarok, the third film in the god of thunder’s solo franchise. The filmmaker wasn’t the most obvious choice for the blockbuster sequel, having only... Read more
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/Film
New Thor Ragnarok Posters Showcase a Cavalcade of Colorful Charactersposters below. Thor: Ragnarok also stars Karl Urban as Skurge, Benedict Cumber
/Film / Posted 14 days ago
posters below. Thor: Ragnarok also stars Karl Urban as Skurge, Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, and director Taika Waititi himself as the motion-capture character Korg, but they’re apparently not cool enough to get their own posters.... Read more
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Salon.com
The "Star Wars" franchise officially has a director problemDisney and Lucasfilm going forward as they continue to try to attract the best
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
Disney and Lucasfilm going forward as they continue to try to attract the best young directing talent to the franchise. As Taika Waititi put it when Vox Media’s Shaun McIlroy suggested via Twitter that the “Thor: Ragnarok” helmer might be a good... Read more
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New Now Next
"Thor: Ragnarok" Will Give Us The Marvel Cinematic Universe's First LGBT Characterhow much of “Planet Hulk” or the Warbound will make its way into Ragnarok, but
New Now Next / Posted 16 days ago
how much of “Planet Hulk” or the Warbound will make its way into Ragnarok, but Korg is definitely in the movie: Director Taika Waititi indicated that he would be one of Thor’s allies on Sakaar. (Waititi will actually portray Korg himself, via a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Why actress Tessa Thompson is done with male writers imposing sexualized ‘badass’ characters on womenTV shows “Westworld” and “Dear White People” plays Valkyrie, an elite warrior o
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
TV shows “Westworld” and “Dear White People” plays Valkyrie, an elite warrior of Asgard. She worked with “Thor” director Taika Waititi to update the depiction of the character onscreen and shared that it deviated from the comic book version. The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
A trio to translate Disney's Moana into te reo MāoriTweedie Waititi and actress and Performance Director Rachel House.This would no
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
Tweedie Waititi and actress and Performance Director Rachel House.This would not have been possible if Executive Producer Taika Waititi didn't plant the seed at Disney studios back when he was involved in the early stages of the original Moana... Read more
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Mashable
Fall movie preview: What to watch if you're obsessed with superheroeswe've seen Thor save the world before. But has he ever had this much fun doing
Mashable / Posted 17 days ago
we've seen Thor save the world before. But has he ever had this much fun doing it? With What We Do in the Shadows director Taika Waititi behind the camera, Thor: Ragnarok looks like the first Marvel movie to take full advantage of Chris Hemsworth's... Read more
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CBS News
Films to keep your eye on this fallon YouTube"Thor: Ragnarok" "This is the third Thor movie. Look for a colorful
CBS News / Posted 17 days ago
on YouTube"Thor: Ragnarok" "This is the third Thor movie. Look for a colorful Thor, funnier Thor – a guy by the name of Taika Waititi directed it. He made one of my favorite movies of the last few years, 'What We Do in the Shadows.' So look for... Read more
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New Kerala
Tessa Thompson blasts 'dumb' Hollywood writers over female action characters - newkerala news #268979'She's badass, but she's got a beauty about her. And she's sexy. Unconsciously
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
'She's badass, but she's got a beauty about her. And she's sexy. Unconsciously sexy." She added that she and director Taika Waititi have worked on making her character - the Asgardian warrior Valkyrie - more relevant for 2017. Thompson... Read more
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International Business Times
Autumn/Winter Movie Preview: Star Wars, Thor: Ragnarok, It, Blade Runner and more with Mark Ruffalo's Hulk along for a off-the-wall adventure. What We Do In The
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
with Mark Ruffalo's Hulk along for a off-the-wall adventure. What We Do In The Shadows and Hunt For The Wilderpeople's Taika Waititi directs a cast that includes the familiar faces of Hemsworth, Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba and Anthony... Read more
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Variety
‘Thor: Ragnorak’ Leads Movie Social Media Chatter With Help From Mayweather-McGregor FightRagnorak” led social media buzz for three straight weeks from mid-July to early
Variety / Posted 24 days ago
Ragnorak” led social media buzz for three straight weeks from mid-July to early August. “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” helmer Taika Waititi directed the third standalone “Thor” movie, which stars Chris Hemsworth. Co-stars are Mark Ruffalo, Tom... Read more
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Inquirier.net
5 much-awaited sequels coming out later this yearin which he is forced to return to defend Asgard, his native planet, when it is
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
in which he is forced to return to defend Asgard, his native planet, when it is threatened with destruction. Directed by Taika Waititi With Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba and Cate Blanchett Release dates: October 25 (November 3 in... Read more
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dna
Friendly neighbour: Australia's Deputy PM frontrunner to win New Zealander of the year Awardto making New Zealand a better place to live". Past winners include All Blacks
dna / Posted 27 days ago
to making New Zealand a better place to live". Past winners include All Blacks legend Richie McCaw and Hollywood director Taika Waititi. Australian-born Joyce discovered earlier this month that he unwittingly inherited New Zealand citizenship... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Barnaby Joyce nominated for Kiwi of the year awardsince renounced his New Zealand citizenship. About 371 nominations have been r
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 27 days ago
since renounced his New Zealand citizenship. About 371 nominations have been received so far, with a deadline of September 18. A shortlist will be chosen by a panel and announced in December. The award was this year won by filmmaker Taika Wait... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Barnaby Joyce nominated for Kiwi of the year awardsince renounced his New Zealand citizenship. About 371 nominations have been r
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 28 days ago
since renounced his New Zealand citizenship. About 371 nominations have been received so far, with a deadline of September 18. A shortlist will be chosen by a panel and announced in December. The award was this year won by filmmaker Taika Wait... Read more
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The Age
Barnaby Joyce nominated for Kiwi of the year awardsince renounced his New Zealand citizenship. About 371 nominations have been r
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
since renounced his New Zealand citizenship. About 371 nominations have been received so far, with a deadline of September 18. A shortlist will be chosen by a panel and announced in December. The award was this year won by filmmaker Taika Wait... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
2018 New Zealander of the Year Awards Updateof the Year Awards Gala in Auckland on 21 February 2018. Previous winners of th
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 days ago
of the Year Awards Gala in Auckland on 21 February 2018. Previous winners of the New Zealander of the Year Award are: Taika Waititi (2017), Richie McCaw (2016), Sir Stephen Tindall (2015), Dr Lance O’Sullivan (2014), Dame Anne Salmond (2013),... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Thor’ hammers home marriage equalityurging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He a
Perth Now / Posted 29 days ago
urging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He also had a say in bringing Kiwi director Taika Waititi onto the project. Hemsworth’s Marvel contract will be up after the as-yet-untitled fourth Avengers movie (due... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘Thor’ hammers home marriage equalityurging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He a
Adelaide Now / Posted 29 days ago
urging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He also had a say in bringing Kiwi director Taika Waititi onto the project. Hemsworth’s Marvel contract will be up after the as-yet-untitled fourth Avengers movie (due... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Thor’ hammers home marriage equalityurging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He a
Herald Sun / Posted 29 days ago
urging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He also had a say in bringing Kiwi director Taika Waititi onto the project. Hemsworth’s Marvel contract will be up after the as-yet-untitled fourth Avengers movie (due... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Thor’ hammers home marriage equalityurging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He a
The Courier Mail / Posted 29 days ago
urging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He also had a say in bringing Kiwi director Taika Waititi onto the project. Hemsworth’s Marvel contract will be up after the as-yet-untitled fourth Avengers movie (due... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘Thor’ hammers home marriage equalityurging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He a
Daily Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
urging, as it allowed him to stay close to his family’s base in Byron Bay. He also had a say in bringing Kiwi director Taika Waititi onto the project. Hemsworth’s Marvel contract will be up after the as-yet-untitled fourth Avengers movie (due... Read more
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