Casting calls and auditions for Thor: Ragnarok


Casting calls and auditions for Thor: Ragnarok are now officially underway. Marvel Studios and Buena Vista Motion Picture Group will begin filming the action adventure fantasy film “Thor: Ragnarok” in late-July, 2016 and the casting team is now auditioning actors for new supporting roles. Shooting will take place at the Village Roadshow Studios in Oxenford, Australia and other locations around Queensland. Shooting will continue through October, 2016. To be considered, all talent must have legal eligibility to work in the entertainment industry in Australia. Details below.

“Thor: Ragnarok” will center on Ragnarok, a cyborg clone of Thor who has all the powers of the Asgardian god and none of the humanity. Along the way Thor and Hulk cross paths with Valkyrie, aka Brunnhilde, a longtime member of The Defenders, who has the Norse goddess The Enchantress as her enemy. Also involved in the story will be Grandmaster, a cosmic being who plays chess with lesser lifeforms such as humans.

Starring in “Thor: Ragnarok” is two-time People’s Choice Awards winner Chris Hemsworth as Thor, BAFTA Awards nominee Tom Hiddleston as Loki, three-time Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk, and Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins as Odin. Additional cast members are two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett as Hela, Black Reel Awards winner Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Academy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster, Screen Actors Guild Awards winner Karl Urban as Skurge, and Golden Globe Award winner Idris Elba as Heimdall.

Academy Award nominee Taika Waititi is directing “Thor: Ragnarok” from an adapted screenplay written by Stephany Folsom with earlier drafts written by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, based on characters by Hugo Awards nominees Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, and Larry Lieber. Publicists Guild of America Showmanship Award winner Kevin Feige and Louis D’Esposito will oversee production for Marvel Studios. “Thor: Ragnarok” is currently scheduled to hit theaters on November 3, 2017.

Thor: Ragnarok Casting Call Details

All talent are required to be legally eligible to work in Australia. The Australia Actors Resource Guide eBook contains the information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in Australia. All Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

United States:

“Thor: Ragnarok”
Jason B. Stamey
Sarah Finn Co.
588 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004


“Thor: Ragnarok”
McGregor Casting
Charles Street
Redfern NSW 2016


Starring and supporting roles are mainly being cast through talent agents. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for talent agents here. However, if you are not signed with an agent and wish to self-submit, I highly recommend that your 8×10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.

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Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions (see above).

Village Roadshow Pictures
Entertainment Road
Oxenford QLD 4210

Marvel Studios
500 South Buena Vista Street
MC 3301
Burbank, CA 91521

Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Team Disney Building
Burbank, CA 91521

Executive Producer:

Thomas M. Hammel


Kevin Feige
Louis D’Esposito

Production Supervisor:

Jennifer Teves

Production Coordinator:

Daniel Parker


Stephany Folsom
Craig Kyle
Christopher Yost


Taika Waititi


Chris Hemsworth – Thor
Tom Hiddleston – Loki
Mark Ruffalo – Bruce Banner/Hulk
Lou Ferrigno – Hulk (voice)
Cate Blanchett – Hela
Tessa Thompson – Valkyrie
Jeff Goldblum – Grandmaster
Karl Urban – Skurge
Idris Elba – Heimdall
Anthony Hopkins – Odin


This next installment in the franchise centers on Ragnarok, a cyborg clone of Thor.


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Alan Baltes was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and his family moved to Santa Barbara, California when he was 6 years old. He attended San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, CA with classmates Cathy Ireland, Cady Huffman, Anthony Edwards, and Eric Stoltz. It wasn't until he met actor Don Stroud, that he became interested in acting. Alan attended a casting session with Don to help him read his lines and was noticed by the casting directors of the show "General Hospital". Alan ended up working 8 months on the show as a "Police Cadet McDonald" with fellow actors Mark Dacascos and Jack Wagner. Alan continued to work on various films, television shows, and commercials and also toured with the Native American Dance Theatre as Associate Producer. In 2002, Alan became interested in working on committees at the Screen Actors Guild, and has served on the Background Actors Committee and the Native American Committee. On February 26, 2008, Alan Baltes became "A United Journey For Humanity's Creative Innovators Advocating A Global Difference Honoree". Alan Baltes founded his company, AB Media Publishing LLC in 2007, which publishes the "Actors Resource Guides" for actors among others. His company also publishes a network of casting calls and auditions information websites. Alan is also an IMDb Pro News Desk Partner. In 2014, Alan Baltes opened a PR Services division of his company, providing publicity services for entertainment industry professionals. Alan is also a film and television casting director, with credits ranging from extras to lead role actors. Alan Baltes is the proud parent of two amazing young daughters, and strives to educate young actors about the trials and tribulations of an entertainment industry career.