Jeff NcloseAuthor: Jeff N
Name: Jeff Nau
About: Jeff Nau is a main contributor to the Jace Hall Show covering pop culture and music trends in the nerd community. He has contributed to San Diego City Beat, 944, and Ill Literature, amongst others, and spends his spare time working as an artist and photographer.See Authors Posts (460)
As legendary thespian/Shakespeare director Kenneth Branagh let everyone know — almost right after the first Thor film was finished shooting — he was done with the superhero business. Branagh never really elaborated on why he’d not be returning for the sequel, but rumors abounded that Marvel execs weren’t the easiest people in the industry to deal with. Portman had enough clout to choose the replacement herself in one Patty Jenkins, who’s directed some pretty well-known stuff like Monster as well as episodes of Arrested Development and Entourage.
But according to JoBlo, for whatever reason the Marvel guys didn’t see eye to eye with Ms. Portman’s choice, and fired Jenkins. Ms. Portman had chosen Jenkins herself (strike one) and didn’t find out about her firing until reading it on The Internet (yeah). Keep Reading