Official Press Release
Marvel.com proudly invites one and all to watch the U.S. Premiere of the Marvel Studios blockbuster film THOR, LIVE from Hollywood! On May 2nd, at 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT, click over to http://marvel.com/news/story/15740/thor and watch the most thunder-packed red carpet coverage of all time as it unfolds!
Hosted by Isaiah Mustafa (Old Spice spokesperson, Madea’s Big Happy Family), this is Marvel.com’s first-ever live streaming movie premiere! Watch as Isaiah speaks with the film’s stars, movie makers and other red carpet attendees – who knows who’ll show up?!
THOR opens in theaters, Friday, May 6!
Directed by Kenneth Branagh, the epic adventure THOR spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.
THOR is from a screenplay by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz and Don Payne and a story by J. Michael Straczynski and Mark Protosevich. Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige will produce the film. Alan Fine, Stan Lee, David Maisel and Marvel Studio’s Co-President, Louis D'Esposito, will executive produce.
In addition to THOR, Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including Captain America: The First Avenger on July 22, 2011; Marvel’s The Avengers on May 4, 2012; and Iron Man 3 on May 3, 2013.
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