The idea of a Thor movie dates back to the early 1990s

At first Thor came up with the idea of making a TV show not a movie

The first director had left Thor project

A notable problematic actor was maybe almost Odin

Hopkins had no dreams of artistic glory

Stan Lee had a role but not the one he dreamed of

A whole new city was built for the Thor movie.

First Zachary Levi was going to play Fandrel

Jackson plays Nick Fury in the MCU

Reportedly when Hopkins saw Hemsworth in full armor for the first time he quipped God no acting needed here right