Game Of Thrones
director Brian Kirk is in talks to direct
, according to a report by
Kirk is well known as a television director, having helmed three episodes of the first season of
Games Of Thrones
, as well as episodes of shows such as
However, the job directing the
sequel would mark his directorial debut on a major Hollywood movie.
Kirk replaces original
director Kenneth Branagh, who was asked to return but passed on the project.
Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios will likely be keen to begin production as soon as possible to meet the 26 July 2013 release date for