Except for a few reshoots that were recorded in Atlanta, all of the scenes for Thor: Ragnarok were shot on Australia’s Gold Coast.
The hammer-wielding god, Hulk, and their wicked brother Loki are banding together on this occasion to defend the planet Asgard from the goddess of death Hela.
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Thor, The Night Manager, and Chris Hemsworth are among the returning actors. Cate Blanchett plays Hela, Mark Ruffalo portrays The Hulk, and Tom Hiddleston plays Loki.
Known for his critically praised comedies What We Do in the Shadows and Hunt for the Wilderpeople, New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi is anticipated to inject some humour into the well-known superhero genre.
The most intriguing filming sites for this monumental production are collected here without giving anything away.
This big and ambitious of a fantasy movie uses a lot of CGI scenery. The company chose to build a lot of functional sets instead, giving the cast a more grounded sense of reality.
At Village Roadshow Studios in Oxenford (Queensland), the same place where Godzilla was filmed, 36 sets, some of them enormous, were built.
The magnificent outdoor Asgard set was built over the course of four months by over 450 employees.
Extraction, a 2020 Netflix film that was largely shot in Australia’s Kimberley region, also stars Chris Hemsworth.
Many Australian studios also had the stunning, vibrant Planet Sakaar set built.
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The nine sound stages at Village Roadshow were all used for Thor: Ragnarok.
Idris Elba’s portrayal of Heimdall was filmed in a scenario set in the jungle on Tamborine Mountain in South East Queensland.
In addition, Kong Skull Island and Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales featured this picturesque locale as a key filming location.
On site filming took place at Brisbane’s Esk Lane, a little passageway off Mary Street, for an outdoor scene set in New York City.
In the Gold Coast metropolitan area’s Oxenford Quarry, the crew was also filming the scene for a galactic dump.