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Interview with "Lady Sif" from Marvel Movie THOR

Here's an interview done by ComicBookMovie Contributor:

Pietro Filipponi: You're no stranger to the action genre, but would you consider THOR to be a step above the other projects you've worked on to date?

Jaimie Alexander: It most certainly was was step above, I've always loved action movies and am so grateful to be a part of this one.

PF: How long were you on set filming Thor, and how would you sum up your overall experience?

JA: Well, I began training [for my role] in October of 2009 and we started filming in January 2010.. We filmed all the way through.

PF: How intensively did you did you have to train for your role? What would you say was the most difficult part of production?

JA: The training was rough, I trained around 2 to 3 hours everyday.. Weight lifting, cardio, and [sometimes] yoga. The stunt training was my favorite! Learning weaponry skills and such.. I'd say fighting in my hero costume was the toughest part of all. It was rather restricting in certain areas and quite heavy.

PF: How was it like being in that armor day after day?

JA: The armor was rough to wear sometimes but very beautiful. I've never seen costumes so elaborate in detail.. So incredible.

PF: We saw a bit of you in action during the Comic Con footage, what would you say is Sif's weapon of choice in the film?

JA: Well, she has three [different weapons], but I can't tell you what they are just yet.

PF: Even though her proper name is Lady Sif, would you say the character is considered 'one of the guys'?

JA: She most definitely is "one of the guys".. She's a very talented, skilled warrior and can stand on her own against any villain in the film.

PF: Definitely as tough as in the comics, but there's also a softer side to her. How would you categorize her relationship with Thor (Chris Hemsworth) in the film?

JA: She is very loyal to Thor and cares a lot about protecting him and protecting Asgard.. As for a possible love relationship you'll just have to wait and see the movie. My lips are sealed!

PF: Three words to describe the film version of Sif. Go!

JA: Hmm.. Stoic, intense, powerful.

PF: Did you get to sneak any souvenirs away from the set?

JA: Just memories.. Good memories [laughs]

PF: What was your favorite part of filming and what do you most look forward to seeing in the theatrical release of the film?

JA: My favorite part of filming was showing up every morning seeing the people I work with and the smiles on their faces. We had an incredible cast and crew and I miss them all the time.

I'm [looking forward] to seeing the finished product come to life.. We all worked so hard and I believe it will show.

PF: What are you working on between Marvel projects and when can we expect to see you don the Sif armor again?

JA: I just finished shooting an independent film called Loosies with Peter Facinelli, it was such a great experience. I'm looking forward to it's release next year. If THOR does well, you will definitely see more of Sif on the big screen.

1 comment:

  1. Jamie makes a pretty good Lady Sif and of course it wouldn't really be a Thor movie without this Asgardian warrior goddess in it.

    If you would like a good story about Sif check out my fan fic "Enter Galactus" Just scroll down below my author profile and you will see over 40 fan fiction stories here:

    Maybe also check out my new novella. Only just released as an e-book on Xlibris and also now available in Kindle edition on Amazon:



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