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“Hammer Time”; Behold The “Thor: Ragnarok” Character Posters

We still have a little bit of a wait until “Thor: Ragnarok” continues the live-action adventures of the Odinson as a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but to help spark up even more interest a few character posters have been released. I’ll follow the Official Theatrical poster with the reminder premise and then get on to sharing those visuals. Let’s go.

The Premise:
After the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor, held captive on the planet Sakaar without his hammer, must win a gladiatorial duel against an old friend — the Hulk — in order to return to Asgard in time to stop the villainous Hela and the impending Ragnarök, the doom of the Asgardian civilization.
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Opening: “The Dark Tower” in Theaters Everywhere (8/4/2017)

I know that there are a lot of you readers that have been looking forward to a big screen adaptation of “The Dark Tower” series of Stephen King novels and that moment is today as the Sony Pictures presentation “The Dark Tower” opens up in theaters everywhere. Here is the official poster and I’ve added in the premise and some casting for good measure.

The Premise:
Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor) is an 11-year-old adventure seeker who discovers clues about another dimension called Mid-World. Upon following the mystery, he is spirited away to Mid-World where he encounters a Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), who is on a quest to reach the “Dark Tower” that resides in End-World and reach the nexus point between time and space that he hopes will save all existence from extinction. But with various monsters and a vicious sorcerer named Walter Padick (Matthew McConaughey) hot on their trail, the unlikely duo find that their quest may be difficult to complete. (thanks Wiki)

The Cast:
Idris Elba as Roland Deschain/The Gunslinger
Matthew McConaughey as Walter Padick/The Man in Black
Tom Taylor as Jake Chambers
Katheryn Winnick as Laurie Chambers
Jackie Earle Haley as Sayre
Fran Kranz as Pimli
Abbey Lee Kershaw as Tirana
Michael Barbieri as Timmy
Claudia Kim as Arra Champignon
José Zúñiga as Dr. Hotchkiss
Alex McGregor as Susan Delgado
Nicholas Hamilton as Lucas Hanson
De-Wet Nagel as Taheen Tech
Dennis Haysbert as Steven Deschain
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Marvel Studios Presents: “Thor: Ragnarok” Official Trailer

So as you read this the Comic Con International: San Diego has just completed its third and quite possibly its biggest day. When this convention happens we get a bevy of trailers to post for you depending on the property and if its something that works along the lines of our geek and media interests. A few months ago we got a teaser for “Thor: Ragnarok” which as you saw will find the Odinson teaming up with the Incredible Hulk. A few hours ago they released the Official Trailer and this was some awesome stuff to come back from the Iron Maiden and Ghost show to share with you. Take a look. I’ve also shared some premise and casting for good measure, but you know that already.

The Premise:
After the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor, held captive on the planet Sakaar without his hammer, must win a gladiatorial duel against an old friend — the Hulk — in order to return to Asgard in time to stop the villainous Hela and the impending Ragnarök, the doom of the Asgardian civilization.

The Cast:
Chris Hemsworth as Thor
Tom Hiddleston as Loki
Cate Blanchett as Hela
Idris Elba as Heimdall
Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster
Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie
Karl Urban as Skurge
Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk
Anthony Hopkins as Odin
Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange/Doctor Strange
Sam Neill is cast in an undisclosed role
Waititi makes a cameo appearance in the film
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Sony Pictures Entertainment: “The Dark Tower” (Official Trailer #2)

Back in May I shared the first official trailer for the upcoming film “The Dark Tower” which comes to life based on a series of novels by the master, Stephen King. The first week of August is when folks who loved this series will get to enjoy the big screen adaption by Sony Pictures Entertainment and just a few days ago we got the second official trailer. Let’s give this one a look see shall we?

The Premise:
Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor) is an 11-year-old adventure seeker who discovers clues about another dimension called Mid-World. Upon following the mystery, he is spirited away to Mid-World where he encounters a Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), who is on a quest to reach the “Dark Tower” that resides in End-World and reach the nexus point between time and space that he hopes will save all existence from extinction. But with various monsters and a vicious sorcerer named Walter Padick (Matthew McConaughey) hot on their trail, the unlikely duo find that their quest may be difficult to complete. (thanks Wiki)

The Cast:
Idris Elba as Roland Deschain/The Gunslinger
Matthew McConaughey as Walter Padick/The Man in Black
Tom Taylor as Jake Chambers
Katheryn Winnick as Laurie Chambers
Jackie Earle Haley as Sayre
Fran Kranz as Pimli
Abbey Lee Kershaw as Tirana
Michael Barbieri as Timmy
Claudia Kim as Arra Champignon
José Zúñiga as Dr. Hotchkiss
Alex McGregor as Susan Delgado
Nicholas Hamilton as Lucas Hanson
De-Wet Nagel as Taheen Tech[13]
Dennis Haysbert as Steven Deschain
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Sony Pictures Entertainment: “The Dark Tower” (Official Trailer)

Since the media mayhem of May is already in full swing with some trailers I might as well keep it flowing with this latest offering from Sony Pictures Entertainment and the first trailer for the upcoming “The Dark Tower” film which is based on a series of books written by the legendary Stephen King. Let’s have a look shall we?

The Premise:
Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor) is an 11-year-old adventure seeker who discovers clues about another dimension called Mid-World. Upon following the mystery, he is spirited away to Mid-World where he encounters a Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), who is on a quest to reach the “Dark Tower” that resides in End-World and reach the nexus point between time and space that he hopes will save all existence from extinction. But with various monsters and a vicious sorcerer named Walter Padick (Matthew McConaughey) hot on their trail, the unlikely duo find that their quest may be difficult to complete. (thanks Wiki)

The Cast:
Idris Elba as Roland Deschain/The Gunslinger
Matthew McConaughey as Walter Padick/The Man in Black
Tom Taylor as Jake Chambers
Katheryn Winnick as Laurie Chambers
Jackie Earle Haley as Sayre
Fran Kranz as Pimli
Abbey Lee Kershaw as Tirana
Michael Barbieri as Timmy
Claudia Kim as Arra Champignon
José Zúñiga as Dr. Hotchkiss
Alex McGregor as Susan Delgado
Nicholas Hamilton as Lucas Hanson
De-Wet Nagel as Taheen Tech[13]
Dennis Haysbert as Steven Deschain
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