‘Games Of Thrones’ Director Alan Taylor To Helm ‘Thor 2’
First Published: December 26, 2011 1:31 PM EST Credit: Getty Premium
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- “Thor 2” has found its director.
Alan Taylor will replace Patty Jenkins at the helm of the superhero sequel, according to Deadline, which was first to report the news.
Taylor, an accomplished TV director, is best known for his work on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” as well as credits on small screen hits including “Boardwalk Empire,” “Mad Men” and “Nurse Jackie.”
Jenkins, director of 2003’s crime drama “Monster,” was originally slated to direct the film, but was removed from the project earlier this month following rumored creative differences with Marvel.
The highly anticipated sequel, featuring returning star Chris Hemsworth as the hammer-wielding Norse god, is slated for theatrical release on November 13, 2013.
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