Anthony Hopkins To Play Odin In Thor

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  1. Joe Moore

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    Excelsior!
     
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    I know nothing about Thor, but I can't wait to see this. And I cannot wait for the Thor and Iron Man 2 toys!
     
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    That's why Captain Kirk was crazy, because his grand daddy is Hannibal Lecter.

    Marvel is really cranking out the big names for this continuity.
     
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    Odin: Don't make him hungry, you wouldn't like him when he's hungry.
     
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    No Triple-H = No Thor Movie
     
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    Interesting Choice can't deny Hopkin's talent ill be interested to see what he does with the role
     
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    And there goes the trace of interest I had in the film. :(  Here's hoping they'll find a role for Brian Blessed in Iron Man 2 instead.

    "Dad, what...?"
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    I know this is unrealted to this news. I heard Marvel Studios will announce who will play Captain America by the end of the year. Is that true?
     
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    I'll bet it's Steve Rodgers.
     
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    I'm hoping for Brian Blessed.
     
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    Great, Odin played in the style of a camp welsh vicar.

    and by great I mean Ugh, Hopkins isn't even the best at the role he's most well known for.
     
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    Brian Blessed should just play every role, ever.

    He'd make an awesome Mr Darcy.
     
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    Who is this Brian Blessed?
     
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    Well kinda disappointing... I mean Brian Blessed not only has an awesome voice, but he looks like Odin with no makeup needed. But Anthony Hopkins is a good actor too, so hopefully he'll turn in a grand performance.

    In the perfect world, Triple H would have Brad Pitt's acting ability and be playing Thor.
     
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    So, I read Anthony Hopkins got the role. Pretty okay, I guess.

    Then three posts down, I read the role was initially Brian Blessed?!!

    FUCK that would have been awesome!
     
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    Blessed would be perfect :(  Oh well, it's not like Hopkins is a slouch of an actor or anything.
     

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