Last updated on April 20, 2020
Before director Taika Waititi took within the Thor franchise and pushed in a fresh direction, many key cast and crew members had publicly expressed their disappointment with Thor: The Dark Earth, the next solo movie to incorporate the God of Thunder.
Having a Rotten Tomatoes score of 66 percent, Thor: The Dark Planet Is Still the worst recorded Marvel Cinematic Universe movie. In contrast, the initial Thor movie has a 77% rating, while Thor: Ragnarok includes a 93% rating.
Actor Idris Elba, who played with Heimdall from the Thor movies, stated working on The Dark Planet was’dreadful’. “That is torture, guy. I don’t wish to get this done,” Elba remembered telling his representative, in a meeting to the Telegraph. And his representative said: “You must, it is a part of the offer.”
Elba had only finished up filming the Nelson Mandela biopic, also has been called in to perform reshoots for Your Dark Planet that the very following moment. He continued, “I’m falling by a spaceship, so that they needed to place me in use in this green-screen studio. And between takes I had been stuck there, imitation hair stuck to my mind together with adhesive, this Id —- helmet, even whenever they reset. And I am thinking:’24 hours before, I had been Mandela’. I was actually walking in this guy’s boots. [Inside ] six weeks, the team, we were so in love with this movie we had produced. I had been him. I had been Mandela, nearly.
Actor Natalie Portman, who played with Jane Foster at the second and first Thor movies, and certainly will reunite in Thor: Love and Thunder allegedly did not love working with manager Alan Taylor in The Dark Planet.
Taylor himself loathed working on the movie. “I’ve heard you don’t create a $170 million film with somebody else’s cash, and not need to collaborate a whole lot,” he informed Uproxx around the launch of his follow-up, Terminator Genisys. “The Marvel encounter was especially wrenching since I was kind of given complete liberty while we were still shooting, and in place, it turned into another film. So, that’s something I hope to not replicate and do not wish upon anyone else.”
Thor: The Dark Planet was a financial success, nevertheless. It made more than $650 million globally, around $200 million over the first Thor movie.