'Thor' helmer to retain U.S. representatives
LONDON — “Thor” helmer Kenneth Branagh has signed with U.K. talent agency Troika.He will continue to be repped in the U.S. by longtime manager Judy Hofflund for acting and Robert Newman at WME for directing. Branagh will next be seen in “My Week With Marilyn,” playing Laurence Olivier opposite Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe. He is currently filming the third series of BBC’s “Wallander” and he recently completed a run on stage in Belfast with Rob Brydon in “The Painkiller.” Branagh will be jointly repped at Troika by partners Conor McCaughan and Michael Duff. Troika clients include Michael Fassbender, Matt Smith, Juno Temple and David Walliams.