Thor: Love & Thunder Director Talks Shooting Schedule And Impact Of Australia Fires


Thor: Love & Thunder, the sequel to 2017’s much-loved Thor: Ragnarok, will start filming in Australia later this yr. Director Taika Waititi confirmed this in a brand new interview, the place he additionally spoke concerning the devastating fires raging all through Australia and if this may affect the taking pictures schedule.

It’s too quickly to say, based on Waititi. “I don’t know. It’s insane what’s happening down there,” the New Zealand-born director mentioned. “I keep reading about it every day. It seems to keep getting worse and a lot of the smoke is now moving across to New Zealand and melting our glaciers… It’s absolute chaos.”

The present schedule is for Waititi to journey to Sydney in April earlier than filming commences in August, the director mentioned, acknowledging that this timeline might change.

Love & Thunder will probably be filmed on phases at Fox Studios in Sydney. The Australian Federal Government is giving Marvel a $24.1 million “location incentive” to shoot in Australia. Another upcoming Marvel film, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, can even movie in Australia.

The manufacturing of Love & Thunder is predicted to create as many as 2,500 jobs and make use of about 1,650 completely different companies in Australia, with a complete of round $178 million getting injected into the native financial system because of this.

For extra on the Australian fires and what you are able to do to assist, take a look at GameSpot sister web site CNET’s extensive and informative breakdown.

Waititi’s latest film, JoJo Rabbit, remains to be in theatres–and it’s really good.