Branagh offers Thor Update January 19, 2010 Director Kenneth Branagh talks Thor Director Kenneth Branagh has commented about the status of his Thor movie, which recently started production. Speaking at the Golden Globe Awards, Branagh praised star Chris Hemsworth and called the Marvel Studios project “promising”: “We have many miles to go and promises to keep, but so far, so good,” he said. He added: “Everybody’s doing very good work and just a lot of it is so promising. Fingers crossed for everybody and everything. [Hemsworth] is a great guy.” Thor tells the story of a Norse warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancientwar and result in his expulsion from the realm of Asgard. Thor later learns that his enemies are plotting an invasion of Earth. The film is released worldwide on May 6, 2011.