‘Thor 4’ Coming From Director Taika Waititi as Live-Action ‘Akira’ is Put On Hold Indefinitely

/Film | 7/16/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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Taika Waititi is coming back for more Thor. The Thor: Ragnarok director will return to the MCU to helm Thor 4, the first fourth film in a series that Marvel Studios has committed to so far. Waititi will write and direct the fourth installment in the Thor franchise, which will presumably once again see Chris Hemsworth‘s God of Thunder charming us all with his impeccable abs and comedic timing. Waititi is a busy guy, and his name has been attached to several projects – most notably the long-gestating live-action Akira. But now that film is on hold indefinitely, and it might be time to throw in the towel on that project altogether.

The Thor franchise was a bit of a wet blanket on the MCU. Then Taika Waititi came along with Thor: Ragnarok, and gave it new life. Waititi brought a much-needed sense of humor to the character, resulting in a major shift in Thor in general. After Ragnarok, Chris Hemsworth pushed to make Thor more comedic in both Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, and we all reaped the bounty of that decision.

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With all the praise piled on Ragnarok, it’s understandable that Marvel wants Waititi back to helm the next Thor film and have signed him to write and direct Thor 4 (per THR). What makes this situation particularly unique is that for all their...
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