Thor: Ragnarok May Be Different from Most Marvel Films & Other Thor Movies

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There's a lot of questions brimming on the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok movie. For one thing, it's just a year's worth of waiting for Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston fans. For another, it's also one of the most anticipated upcoming works from director Taika Waititi.

As such, Waititi recently took to Reddit for his very own AMA to treat fans to some Q&A. While he had also talked about previous films like Hunt for the Wilderpeople and What We Do in the Shadows, there are also hints at what we can expect from the Marvel universe.

Waititi's style in terms of filmmaking and storytelling is quite unique. And whether it's because of this or perhaps the Marvel Grand Plan, we may expect Thor: Ragnarok to stand out from the franchise.

"I think [Thor: Ragnarok] will be one of the most adventurous and most "out there" of all the Marvel movies. It's a crazy movie."

For the most part, he did state that Marvel still served as the huge influence as far as the story for the film goes. That said, a part of the difference in treatment may be due to the style, which he said is "inspired by 70s/80s sci-fi fantasy art, because our film feels like that."

Waititi also hinted that the tone is very different—as in "crazy" different. This makes me wonder if he meant different from the rest of the Thor movies, or different from the MCU films in general. Hopefully, it won't affect the humor in Thor: Ragnarok, because that is one highlight that Marvel has kept for most of its films.

It does makes sense, though, if he was referring to the overall influence the previous two films, directed by Kenneth Branagh (Thor) and Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World). Waititi also said that we may not see as many elements from those films. How much different, I guess you can surmise from Waititi's response:

"I made an effort to ignore the fact there are other Thor films."

Fans still have over a year's worth of waiting, as Thor: Ragnarok is set to be out in theaters on Oct. 25, 2017.

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