Marvel Schedules Thor 2 For Summer 2013 Release Without Kenneth Branagh
Big news for Thor fans: Marvel Studios is committing to a sequel for the hammer-carrying superhero due in theaters summer 2013. While Chris Hemsworth will return as the title character, director Kenneth Branagh will not be overseeing the new production.
Branagh, who spoke to Movieline this May, will likely stay on the project in some producer capacity. Deadline reports that his decision to not helm the sequel was "mutual and amicable" and that Disney will release the superhero sequel on July 26, 2013.
Hemsworth will next be seen opposite Kristen Stewart in Universal's Snow White and the Huntsman.