Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok is set to be a “cosmic buddy pic” that follows the adventures of Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) as they travel across the nine realms to save Asgard from impending apocalypse. With elements of the popular Planet Hulk storyline confirmed, the film is shaping up to be a significantly different adventure with the two Avengers who did not appear in this year’s Captain America: Civil War.
After only one month of filming on the Gold Coast of Australia, the Academy-Award nominated actor, Mark Ruffalo, publicly announced that he’s already finished filming his scenes as the brilliant scientist, Bruce Banner. Considering Hulk is mostly developed using CGI, Ruffalo’s parts as Bruce probably didn’t take that much time to complete. Either that, or we won’t be seeing very much of Hulk’s much calmer, but still stressed out alter-ego at all. Thor: Ragnarok is expected to keep filming until late fall of this year. As a celebration of his last day on set, Ruffalo took to social media and shared some photos from production.
Take a look at Mark Ruffalo’s Thor: Ragnarok set photos below:
In true Ruffalo style, he thanked his Thor: Ragnarok co-stars and director Taika Waititi “for the love and the laughs,” and said he “Had such a great good fun time making this movie.” You can also spot a pic of The God of Thunder in his full Thor getup, but without his long blonde locks and a photo of both Hemsworth and Ruffalo most likely sharing a bro moment in the dressing room. Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the film, seems a bit sad to see Hulk go in a photo she shared of herself and Ruffalo in his full motion-capture suit.
Based on the photos, it looks like the cast and crew are having a grand old time on set, meaning the final film may well live up to the hype of being a fun, intergalactic adventure. We can only hope that Thor and Hulk make the ultimate superhero team in what’s already being called a buddy pic. While there are always some tensions on a film set, it seems like everyone is getting along quite nicely.
Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok, directed by Taika Waititi (What We Do In The Shadows) stars Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Idris Elba (Heimdall), Sir Anthony Hopkins (Odin), Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie), Karl Urban (Skurge), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), Jeff Goldblum (Grandmaster) and Cate Blanchett (Hela).
Doctor Strange opens November 4, 2016; Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – May 5, 2017; Spider-Man: Homecoming – July 7, 2017; Thor: Ragnarok – November 3, 2017; Black Panther – February 16, 2018; Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 – May 4, 2018; Ant-Man and the Wasp – July 6, 2018; Captain Marvel– March 8, 2019; Avengers: Infinity War Part 2– May 3, 2019; and as-yet untitled Marvel movies on July 12, 2019, and on May 1, July 10, and November 6 in 2020.
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