The Hollywood Reporter says Spanish actress Elsa Pataky has been cast as the superhero’s girlfriend in Maltes Producciones’ $30 million Captain Thunder. She will play Sigrid of Thule, a Viking princess.
Walt Disney Motion Pictures Iberia holds Spanish rights and first option on U.S. distribution for the adventure movie based on Spain’s most popular comic book hero, known as “Captian Trueno” in Spanish.
Captain Thunder is a 12th-century knight-errant who wanders the world fighting injustice and is accompanied by his faithful friends Crispin and Goliath.
The movie will start shooting in July 2009 at Spain’s new studio facilities Ciudad de Luz in Alicante.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter