Patty Jenkins Praises Taika Waititi and Calls Thor: Ragnarok “One of the Best Marvel Movies of All Time”

Marvel Lady franchise filmmaker Patty Jenkins praises Marvel Studios secure director Taika Waititi and calls Thor: Ragnarok “among the best Marvel motion pictures of all time.” Jenkins, who was hooked up to direct a Romeo & Juliet-inspired Thor: The Darkish World for Marvel earlier than helming Marvel Lady for DC and Warner Bros., in the end parted methods with the Thor sequel over inventive variations. After the Alan Taylor-directed center chapter turned the worst-received MCU film — even making main man Chris Hemsworth develop uninterested in the function — Marvel Studios reinvigorated its Thor franchise with Waititi’s colourful and extra humorous Ragnarok.

“[Ragnarok] was such a very good film. I am truly so grateful that Thor discovered Taika as a result of Taika is essentially the most genius match for Thor of all time. It is superb,” the Marvel Lady 1984 director informed the WTF with Marc Maron podcast when discuss turned to her almost-made Marvel film. “Thor: Ragnarok is among the greatest Marvel motion pictures of all time, it is so good. That film is pure pleasure, and so effectively executed. … It is not gonna matter [if you’re not into superhero movies]. Taika is a superb filmmaker, and he simply made an amazing movie.”

Jenkins was hooked up to Thor 2 when there have been doubts she would direct Marvel Lady, which might turn into her first function movie since 2003’s Monster.

“It was simply one thing I needed in, I needed to do an enormous superhero movie, and I began saying that immediately after Monster. Individuals have been confused by [that],” Jenkins informed Maron. “I bought each girl movie, a narrative about girls who blah blah blah. I need to make motion pictures about girls, however I do not need to make motion pictures about being a girl. That is so boring (laughs). I need to make motion pictures about girls doing every kind of issues.”

Jenkins continued, “So individuals have been type of confused, however phrase bought out that I needed to do a superhero movie. And to Marvel’s credit score, [they hired me] on a film that didn’t require a girl in any respect, so I’ve all the time been tremendous grateful to them despite the fact that it did not work out.”

Requested why Thor 2 did not work out, Jenkins stated, “They needed to do a narrative that I believed was not going to succeed, and I knew that it could not be me. It could not be me that had that occur. I used to be like, in the event that they employed any man to do it, it was going to be no large deal. However I knew in my coronary heart I couldn’t make a very good film out of the story they needed to do.”

Waititi returns to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Thor: Love and Thunder, which palms the hammer Mjolnir — and the mighty energy of the God of Thunder — to Jane Foster (Natalie Portman). Becoming a member of Hemsworth and Portman are Ragnarok and Avengers: Endgame star Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, Vin Diesel as Groot, and Marvel franchise newcomer Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher.

Thor: Love and Thunder releases in theaters on February 11, 2022.

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