Fans will be excited to know that director Taika Waititi is playing Korg in “Thor: Ragnarok.” He has made a habit of appearing in Hollywood films. Previously, Taika played the leading role in DC’s thriller “Green Lantern.” It seems that Waititi is fond of working in superhero movies. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his 2004 short film “Two Cars, One Night.”

The filmmaker reveals that Korg is an 8-foot-tall rock creature that originated from Marvel’s Planet Hulk comic storyline. He thoroughly enjoyed playing Korg and spent quality time with his team. It means Waititi’s character will be both an ally and a fan favorite.

Korg is forced to fight in the Grandmaster’s gladiator duels and spends several weeks in jail.

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ – an anticipated American film

Thor: Ragnarok” is a joint project between Marvel Studios and Walt Disney. The movie is intended to be a sequel to blockbusters “Thor” and “Thor: The Dark World,” and the seventeenth film installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was written by Eric Pearson, while Tom Hiddleston, Chris Hemsworth, Idris Elba, and Jeff Goldblum are in the leading roles. The film is scheduled to be released on November 3, 2017.

After the events of “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Thor is forced to stay on the planet Sakaar without his companions. During his stay there, he comes across an old friend, the Hulk. Both Thor and Hulk decide to stop the impending Ragnarok and villainous Hela.

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The box office report

The eighth installment “Thor: The Dark World” featured Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins and Christopher Eccleston. It grossed over $85 million in the first week from 38,40 theaters. Internationally, “The Dark World” earned around $95 million in its second weekend. In total, “Thor” movies grossed $500 million from the UK and Chinese markets.

According to Box Office Mojo, “Doctor Strange” has earned more than $240 million worldwide. That was enough to very narrowly overtake “Thor: The Dark World,” which grossed $230 million in the first week. In its third weekend, “Thor: The Dark World” grossed $150 million domestically and $380 million internationally, with a budget of $70 million.