Channing Tatum (G.I. Joe) was a name often mentioned as a potential Thor player, however, he has recently confirmed that he is no longer in the running:
“I think they’re looking for someone more Nordic-looking,” Tatum told MTV News during a press event for his new film, “Fighting.” However, Tatum confirmed that he had indeed been interested in the part, and even met with director Kenneth Branagh about donning the golden locks and toting the mythical hammer.
We’re still left waiting for that key casting decision. Still in the running, and presumed to be at the top of the list are:
Still in the air are the rumors that Josh Hartnett may play villain Loki and that Natalie Portman will have some involvement in a key female role.