Alan Taylor Takes Over “Thor” Sequel

Alan Taylor has beat out his fellow “Game of Thrones” episodes director Daniel Minahan to take the helm of the “Thor” sequel at Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures says Deadline

Taylor has also helmed “Palookaville” and acclaimed episodes of “Mad Men,” “Nurse Jackie” and “Boardwalk Empire”. Taylor replaces Patty Jenkins who departed the project suddenly a few weeks ago.

The project is still on track to meet its November 15th 2013 release date.