Marvel initially employed Patty Jenkins to direct Thor: The Dark World, following her Oscar-winning film Monster starring Charlize Theron. However, Jenkins dropped out simply three months after becoming a member of the mission, citing “creative differences.” But now, years later, Jenkins is talking extra about why she give up the film, and it is now plain to see why didn’t wish to be part of it.
She told Vanity Fair that she was cautious to direct the film as a result of the script wasn’t ok. She feared that, if the film was a dud, folks would blame her.
“I did not believe that I could make a good movie out of the script that they were planning on doing. I think it would have been a huge deal–it would have looked like it was my fault,” Jenkins stated. “It would’ve looked like, ‘Oh my God, this woman directed it and she missed all these things.’ That was the one time in my career where I really felt like, ‘Do this with [another director] and it’s not going to be a big deal. And maybe they’ll understand it and love it more than I do.”
Jenkins added: “You can’t do movies you don’t believe in.”
After parting methods with Jenkins, Marvel employed Game of Thrones and The Sopranos veteran Alan Taylor to direct Thor: The Dark World. The film was written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, who additionally wrote the ultimate Avengers movies, alongside Christopher Yost, who would go on to jot down Thor: Ragnarok.
Jenkins did get one other shot within the superhero film house with 2017’s Wonder Woman, in fact, and this film was an infinite crucial and industrial success. She stated within the interview that she has “nothing but positive things to say about Marvel,” partly as a result of they gave her the prospect within the first place. Jenkins additionally talked about that Thor has lastly discovered its “rightful director” in Taika Waititi, who directed Thor: Ragnarok and can be hooked up to direct Thor: Love and Thunder.
Jenkins directed Wonder Woman 1984, which was scheduled for an early June premiere earlier than Warner Bros. delayed the movie to August due to the COVID-19 crisis.