Craig Kyle, who served as executive producer on the first two Thor films, is going to have a new responsibility on the next sequel. Marvel has hired their very own to be a fulltime screenwriter, beginning by co-writing Thor 3 with Christopher Yost.
Kevin Feiged expressed his excitement about Kyle's new job saying, "I am proud of Craig and have enjoyed working with him over these past years. His creative instincts have helped shape 'Thor' and 'Thor: The Dark World' at every level of the filmmaking process. The entire team at Marvel is very happy to continue collaborating with Craig as he continues as a screenwriter working with Christopher on the forthcoming chapter of Thor's adventure."
Craig Kyle served as Executive Producer on Marvel's Thor: The Dark World Most recently, Kyle served as Executive Producer on "Thor: The Dark World," for which Yost also co-wrote the screenplay.
Kyle began his career at Marvel Studios in 2001 as the only Creative Executive for the company's animation division. In 2003, he co-created the character X-23, an adolescent female clone of Marvel's popular character Wolverine. She was introduced into the comic book mainstream a year later, becoming one of the most popular new characters from Marvel over the last decade. Craig has developed, produced and written numerous animated series and oversaw the development and production of Marvel's original animated direct-to-DVD projects including "Ultimate Avengers: I & II," "Invincible Iron Man," "Hulk VS," "Next Avengers," "Doctor Strange," "Planet Hulk" and "Thor: Tales of Asgard." During his many years with Marvel, Craig co-wrote a series of top selling X-Men comics including NEW X-MEN, X-23: INNOCENCE LOST and X-FORCE with Christopher Yost. Kyle was promoted to SVP of Production and Development of Marvel Studios' live-action division five years ago.
SOURCE: Marvel News
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