“Thor: Ragnarok” To Get A New Screenwriter

FB-thor-17-7ded6ComicBookResources.com is reporting that screenwriter Stephany Folsom has been hired to work on the script for Marvel Studios’upcoming Thor: Ragnarok. The story was first reported Wednesday by The Hollywood Reporter. Comics writers and Marvel adaptation veterans Christopher Yost and Craig Kyle worked on a previous version of the script. Taika Waititi retmains on board as director.

Folsom doesn’t have a produced feature film yet on her resume, but her script 1969: A Space Odyssey or How Kubrick Learned to Stop Worrying and Land on the Moon landed on the 2013 Black List, the annual survey recognizing acclaimed unproduced screenplays.

As noted by THR, Folsom is the latest of multiple female screenwriters to work for Marvel Studios, including Nicole Perlman, who worked on the Guardians of the Galaxy script and is co-writing Captain Marvel with Inside Out writer Meg LeFauve.

Starring Chris Hemsworth in his latest turn as the titular God of Thunder, Thor: Ragnarok is scheduled for release on July 28, 2017.

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