So, the “big thing” today on the film-geek side of the interweb (I’m pretty sure Chud had it up first) was that model/actress Diora Baird – best known as “Attractive Woman With Large Breasts” in a handful of movies that everyone has probably seen at least one or two of – had “Tweeted” that she did a screen test for a role in Kenneth Brannagh’s (still having trouble wrapping my head around that…) “The Mighty Thor,” the next big Marvel franchise coming down the pike at this point most-noteworthy for raising the question of how well (if at all) a “magical” character (he’s the LITERAL Norse God of Thunder, and most of his supporting cast/enemies are similarly mythological in origin) will fit together with the other soon-to-be Avengers like Iron Man, Hulk and Captain America who all come from more of a science-fiction background. Left unsaid, of course, is WHICH role she tested for.
Pictured below, Mrs. Baird:
Yes, HERE’S the “uncensored” one: http://ns4w.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/diora_baird_1.jpg
Question: Right at this moment, so long as those are in the movie… do you care WHO she’s playing?
In any case, assuming (and it’s a pretty big assumption, honestly, like all goofy fancasting) that the part they’re testing for is from the Thor comics, the most-likely candidates that leap to mind are good guy Brunhilde (aka “Valkyrie”) and bad guy Enchantress. Here’s how they’re typicall depicted:
I’m feeling like this could be the best thing Brannagh has put onscreen since those parts of “Frankenstein” he wasn’t in…