Taika Waititi has revealed he was ‘anxious’ before moving on to work with Christian Bale and Russell Crowe Thor: Love and Thunder.
The actor and filmmaker, who also worked on the previous Thor movie (2017’s Thor: Ragnarok), said that the stars’ reputation for intense method-style acting preceded them.
in the love and thunderBale plays the villainous Gorr the God Slayer, while Crowe plays Zeus.
Speak with The Hollywood ReporterWaititi said he initially had reservations about working with the pair.
“I thought Christian was like a very … you hear stories about actors who are methodical and take it really seriously,” he said.
“And I’m just used to working with my friends where we have a very casual way of working together, we give each other a lot of s*** and it’s like being with family. So I would say I was a little excited to work with Christian and Russell Crowe.”
However, the director added that “from everything [Love and Thunder’s] Actors,” Crowe and Bale are “the two biggest darlings” he’s “ever worked with.”
“No problems, no ego,” he said of the two stars.
You can read The Independent‘s four-star review of the film here.
Last month, Bale shared his hilarious response to the news that he’d “entered the MCU.” [Marvel’s shared cinematic universe].
Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige also recently teased that the MCU was dropping “clues” pointing to its next multi-movie story arc – and fans think they’ve already figured out what it is.
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While the film hasn’t been released yet, fans have spotted a tiny detail in it love and thunder Trailer they speculate points to a post-Avengers: Endgame plot twist.
Hemsworth, meanwhile, shared the one stipulation he had on returning to the MCU afterwards Avengers: Endgame.
Thor: Love and Thunder hits theaters on Thursday, July 7th.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/thor-love-and-thunder-christian-bale-taika-waititi-b2116774.html Thor: Love and Thunder’s Taika Waititi was “concerned” about working with Christian Bale and Russell Crowe due to his “methodical” reputation