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'Thor' Will Visit Santa Fe for Shooting

February 11, 2010 (7:38 am) GMT
It has been confirmed that the superhero flick will be partially shot in New Mexico, where the studio is expected to hire more than 200 local people for the cast and crew.

Prepare for the coming of a superhero and his gang to New Mexico. Governor Bill Richardson's office has announced on Tuesday, February 9 that some parts of "" will be filmed in the Santa Fe area.

For the shooting process, Marvel Studios is expected to hire more than 200 New Mexico residents for the cast and crew. The movie has kicked off production in January this year in Los Angeles and reportedly will move to Santa Fe in March.

"Thor" is an epic adventure that spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. The story centers on Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior, who is cast down to Earth due to his reckless actions, but he later learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of Asgard tries to invade Earth.

takes the role of the titular character and he will star opposite , who is set to portray Thor's first love Jane Foster. Additionally, the likes of , and are also cast. Directed by , the movie is planned to be released in the U.S. on May 6, 2011.

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