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"Saturday Night Live's" Marvel-ous History

Before Chris Hemsworth brings the thunder to "SNL," check out these 13 other hosts that have spent screentime in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


CBR REVIEW: "Thor: The Dark World" Aims High

The latest Marvel Studios film aims high with more fantasy and increased stakes, but a mediocre villain prevents it from reaching the next level.

Thor and Jane Reconcile In

Thor and Jane Reconcile In "Thor: The Dark World" Trailer

A new trailer for "Thor: The Dark World" briefly illustrates Jane Foster's frustration with Thor for not calling during the Battle of New York in "The Avengers."

Jane Foster & Sif Prepare for Battle in New

Jane Foster & Sif Prepare for Battle in New "Thor: The Dark World" Posters

The "Thor: The Dark World" promotional campaign continues, this time with character posters focused on Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and Asgardian warrior Sif (Jaimie Alexander).

"Thor: The Dark World" Cast and Crew Share Insight in Featurette

Actors Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Natalie Portman plus director Alan Taylor shed light on the upcoming "Thor: The Dark World" in a new behind-the-scenes featurette.

Marvel Debuts Loki-Packed Trailer for

Marvel Debuts Loki-Packed Trailer for "Thor: The Dark World"

Marvel Studios has premiered a new trailer for director Alan Taylor's "Thor: The Dark World" that hits upon that magic movie formula: widespread destruction, a touch of humor and lots of Tom Hiddleston's Loki.

Why the Hollywood Age Gap Matters

Why the Hollywood Age Gap Matters

Spinoff Online's Anna Pinkert considers why leading men like Tom Cruise, George Clooney and Robert Downey Jr. continue to age on screen while their female co-stars keep getting younger -- and why it matters.

Marvel Debuts First Trailer for

Marvel Debuts First Trailer for "Thor: The Dark World"

Marvel has pulled back the curtains on "Thor: The Dark World," releasing the first teaser trailer for the Asgardian Avenger's November 8-releasing sequel starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston.

What We Know So Far About Marvel's

What We Know So Far About Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World"

With the first trailer for "Thor: The Dark World" expected to arrive in May with "Iron Man 3," SPINOFF's Anna Pinkert looks at what we know so far about director Alan Taylor’s sequel.

"Lost" Alum Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Cast As "Thor 2" Villain

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, who played Mr. Eko on ABC's "Lost," has landed the dual villain roles of Algrim the Strong and Kurse in Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World."

"Thor 2" Targets "Chuck" Star Zachary Levi to Play Fandral

Marvel is expected to offer "Chuck" star Zachary Levi the role of Fandral in "Thor 2" after Josh Dallas was forced to drop out of the sequel because of his commitment to ABC's "Once Upon a Time."

"Game of Thrones'" Alan Taylor to Direct "Thor 2"

"Game of Thrones" director Alan Taylor will helm "Thor 2," replacing the outgoing Patty Jenkins, who left the Marvel Studios big-budget sequel in early December.

Portman Reportedly Upset over Jenkins'

Portman Reportedly Upset over Jenkins' "Thor 2" Dismissal

"Thor" star Natalie Portman is reportedly upset with Marvel Studios over the dismissal of Patty Jenkins as director of the 2013 sequel to the blockbuster movie.

Patty Jenkins Exits

Patty Jenkins Exits "Thor 2"

Less than two months after being hired to helm "Thor 2," Emmy-nominated director Patty Jenkins has left the Marvel sequel, reportedly over creative differences.

Talking Gods and Movies with the Cast of

Talking Gods and Movies with the Cast of "Thor"

Director Kenneth Branagh and the cast of "Thor" discuss how Shakespeare, Nordic mythology and a few pivotal Westerns helped define a god and shape Marvel's latest super hero epic.

New Photos From Marvel's

New Photos From Marvel's "Thor"

Marvel Studios and Paramount have released over two dozen images from the soon to be opening "Thor," boasting new shots from the Chris Hemsworth-helmed summer tentpole picture.

CBR REVIEW: “Thor” Is The Best Marvel Film Yet

CBR REVIEW: “Thor” Is The Best Marvel Film Yet

In this spoiler free review, CBR’s Jonah Weiland takes a look at Marvel Studios’ “Thor,” a movie that strikes a decidedly different tone for super hero films and is deftly handled by director Kenneth Branagh.


New "Thor" Clip Features Shadowy Hawkeye Cameo

Marvel Studios has released a new clip from "Thor" featuring a shadowy cameo by Hawkeye. SPINOFF has your blink-and-you’ll-miss-it look at the Avengers' resident archer's first big screen appearance.


SPINOFF REVIEW: "Your Highness"

SPINOFF ONLINE gives Danny McBride's new movie "Your Highness" a passing grade, calling the "Eastbound and Down" star's medieval action comedy an adventure "you’re gonna freaking worship."


VIDEO: New "Thor" Clip Released

SPINOFF has a new clip from Marvel’s Thor depicting the undignified arrival of the god of thunder to Earth and his first encounter with modern technology. The Kenneth Branagh-directed movie opens on May 6.


SPINOFF: New "Thor" Posters, TV Spots

With the movie's debut just over a month away, Marvel Studios has unleashed two new "Thor" posters along with a pair of new television spots, all of which can be found on SPINOFF. "Thor" opens in theaters on May 6.

SPINOFF: International

SPINOFF: International "Thor" Posters Debut

Marvel has released two new international posters for "Thor" featuring stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins and Idris Elba, and sporting a new marketing slogan. SPINOFF has details.

Two New

Two New "Thor" Posters Unveiled

Marvel and Paramount Studios have unveiled a pair of new posters for "Thor," featuring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins and Idris Elba.


New "Thor" Trailer Debuts

In a week filled with comic-book television and movie news, the latest is Marvel and Paramount Pictures releasing a brand new theatrical trailer for the Kenneth Branagh-directed "Thor."

"Thor" Super Bowl Ad Premieres

The God of Thunder swings his mighty hammer in a new trailer debuting during the Super Bowl. "Thor," starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, and Anthony Hopkins and directed by Kenneth Branagh, hits theatres this May.


New "Thor" Image Brings the Fury

A new image from Marvel Studios' upcoming "Thor" feature film has hit the internet, featuring the God of Thunder about to rain down some fury in the golden halls of Asgard.


First "Thor" Trailer Debuts

The first trailer to the upcoming Marvel Studios/Paramount Pictures film "Thor" has arrived. The film, directed by Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman and more hits theaters May 6th, 2011. Updated with screen shots.

On the Set of “Thor”: Colm Feore

On the Set of “Thor”: Colm Feore

As frost giant King Ymir, Colme Feore bulks up with the aide of prosthetics to change the way the icy monsters appear in Marvel's "Thor" and to talk - in full costume - with reporters on the film's set.

On The Set of

On The Set of "Thor": Jaimie Alexander

The fiery foil of Asgard's favored son, Jaimie Alexander plays Sif in Marvel's "Thor," and was eager to explain how her heroine is tougher than Wonder Woman during CBR's visit to the movie's set.

On The Set of

On The Set of "Thor": Tom Hiddleston

Marvel's master of mischief gets brought to life on the silver screen by stage actor Tom Hiddleston, who explains from the set ot "Thor" how the trickster god Loki works his way into Marvel's on-screen universe.

On The Set of

On The Set of "Thor": Stevenson & Dallas

Two of the trio known as The Warriors Three explain what it takes to be an Asgardian in "Thor" as Ray Stevenson and Josh Dallas answered questions during CBR's visit to the set of the Marvel epic.

On The Set of

On The Set of "Thor": Director Kenneth Branagh

Director Kenneth Branagh spoke with reporters last summer on the set of Marvel Studios' "Thor," where he discussed the differences between filming the works of Shakespeare and his first sci-fi super hero epic.

CBR Visits the Set of

CBR Visits the Set of "Thor"

This past April, Comic Book Resources visited the set of "Thor," starring Chris Hemsworth and directed by Kenneth Branagh. Jonah Weiland provides a detailed account of the visit and the extensive design of the film.



Darren Aronofsky has another winner with "Black Swan," anchored by a standout performance from Natalie Portman and the loving attention to detail that made "The Wrestler" so captivating. SPINOFF has the complete review.

Nolan Looks for

Nolan Looks for "Dark Knight" Female Leads

Director Christopher Nolan is reportedly meeting with actresses to take on two new female roles in "The Dark Knight Rises." One is said to be a new love interest for the title character while the other will be a villain.


CCI: "Thor" Cast On Director Branagh

After a successful Comic-Con panel, the cast of "Thor" spoke with CBR News about their director Kenneth Branagh and their experiences working with him on set while Branagh discussed his actors' homework assignments.


SPINOFF: "Thor" Comic-Con Trailer Leaks

The extended Comic-Con International trailer for Marvel Studios' Kenneth Branagh-directed "Thor" has found its way online, laying out the movie’s plot, showing the Destroyer in action and more. SPINOFF has details.

Thor Footage Hits Web

Thor Footage Hits Web

Entertainment Tonight debuts its first look at the set and action of Marvel Studios' upcoming "Thor," including comments from Hemsworth, Branagh and Portman as well as the first look at Anthony Hopkins as Odin. Updated

Natalie Portman to Star in Thor Movie

Natalie Portman to Star in Thor Movie

Marvel Studios announced today that Academy Award nominated actress Natalie Portman has been cast to star as Jane Foster in the studio’s highly anticipated movie "Thor," directed by Kenneth Branagh.