Monday 25th July 2011
From Marvel Studios and Paramount Pictures comes a unique and compelling twist on the super hero genre with the out-of-this-world warrior Thor, debuting on high definition Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD 26th September 2011.
Cited as "Thor-some" (Daily Star) and "Brilliant. An action spectacular". (Mirror) the phenomenal screen debut of the legendary God of Thunder took audiences by storm, earning more than $440 million at the global box office. When the arrogant god Thor is banished to Earth from his home world of Asgard and pursued by a force sent to destroy him, he must learn what it takes to become a true hero in this exhilarating story, that "Comes on like thunder, delivering epic fireworks..." (Rolling Stone).
Featuring an all-star cast including Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins, stunning visual effects and explosive action sequences, Thor wields outstanding entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.
The Thor three-disc set includes the film on Blu-ray in high-definition 3D and on high definition 2D, as well as a digital copy. The two-disc Blu-ray/DVD-triple play pack includes a high definition presentation of the film, plus a standard definition presentation with a digital copy. Both Blu-ray packs come fully loaded with 80 minutes of immersive bonus materials including an exclusive special feature that goes deeper into the Marvel Universe, a sneak peek into Marvel's The Avengers, an unprecedented look inside the world of Director Kenneth Branagh and much more.
Marvel Studios expands its film universe with a new type of Super Hero: Thor. This epic adventure 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.
Directed by Kenneth Branagh and produced by Kevin Feige, with Alan Fine, Stan Lee, David Maisel, Patricia Whitcher and Louis D'Esposito serving as executive producers from a screenplay by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz and Don Payne and a story by J. Michael Straczynski and Mark Protosevich, this fantasy epic stars Australian actor Chris Hemsworth as the god of thunder, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, a young woman who befriends Thor on Earth, Tom Hiddleston as Thor's evil brother Loki, with Rene Russo as Frigga, the wife of Odin, mother to Thor and Loki and Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Thor's father and king of Asgard.
Special Features - One Disc DVD Edition
- 4 Deleted Scenes
- Road to The Avengers Featurette
- Commentary by Director Kenneth Branagh
Special Features - Blu-Ray and DVD Edition
- Marvel One Shot: The Consultant
- 7 Behind-The-Scenes Featurettes: From Asgard to Earth; Our Fearless Leader; Assembling the Troupe; Hammer Time; Creating Laufey; Music of the Gods; A Conversation
- Road to the Avengers
- Director Commentary by Director Kenneth Branagh
- Deleted Scenes with optional Director Commentary
- None or TBC
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.