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Thor 2 Loses Joshua Dallas as Fandral; Eyes Zachary Levi

Kyle 2012/06/09 18:39:48
Thor 2 loses Joshua Dallas as Fandral
Thor 2 loses Joshua Dallas as Fandral
We know that Chris Hemsworth will be back as the mighty Thor in the sequel Thor 2, but one of his trusted Warriors Three will not be returning. Joshua Dallas confirmed that he is not coming back as Fandral for the superhero follow-up, because of his commitment to the ABC series Once Upon a Time. Here's what the actor had to say about leaving the character behind.

"I'll
be missing out on wearing all that hair. The timing wasn't right. I'm
bummed about it because I had such a great experience and great time
making the first film and was really excited about coming back. Marvel
and Disney tried to make it work. But because of my commitment to Once Upon a Time,
I was not going to be able to do both. So I'll have to hand the reins
over to someone else. I love Marvel. I wish them all the best. I will
certainly be first in line to see it. On the other hand, I'm going back
to the best job on TV. I love it and can't wait to delve in more."


Marvel Studios will recast the role, with Zachary Levi
said to be in early talks for Fandral. The ink isn't dry on this deal
yet, but it is likely since he was first up for the role in the
original.

Production begins on Once Upon a Time Season 2 next month in Vancouver, and shooting on Thor 2 is scheduled to start later this summer. Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Jaimie Alexander, and Idris Elba are confirmed to return for the superhero sequel.

Thor 2 comes to theaters November 8th, 2013 and stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Jaimie Alexander, Idris Elba. The film is directed by Alan Taylor.
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