'Thor 2' Headed to Theaters in July 2013 - Hollywood ReporterDisney and Marvel Studios are moving ahead with a sequel to the hit superhero movie, setting a July 26, 2013 release date for the movie.
Kenneth Branagh will not return to direct, though he will produce. According to sources, Branagh had an option to direct the sequel and there were talks, but a 'mutual parting of ways' occurred.
No writers have been hired for the sequel although Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor, is slated to reprise his role.
Thor made $437 million at the worldwide box office.