Thor to be filmed Down Under

2015-10-22 20:00
 
thor,natalie portman,chris hemsworth

Australia  — Officials say the latest movies in the Thor and Alien franchises will begin filming in Australia next year.

The Australian government said on Thursday it has given Twentieth Century Fox as well as Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios a total of 47.25m Australian dollars ($34m) to woo them to Australia to make the feature films.

Ridley Scott will direct the unnamed Alien movie for Fox and Australian actor Chris Hemsworth will reprise his starring role as the superhero in the third instalment of the Thor series for Disney and Marvel, Thor: Ragnarok.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop defended the government spending to secure the movies, saying the Australia was competing against other countries to attract movie makers.

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