New poster for Thor: The Dark World

Currently in the midst of re-shoots (hopefully everything is okay), Marvel have seen fit to release a new poster for the upcoming sequel Thor: The Dark World. Though it does look as though they’ve just taken various images and just thrown them together. Look! It’s Heimdall on a cloud!

Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

Thor: The Dark World is directed by Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones), with Hemsworth joined in the cast by returning Thor stars Natalie Portman (Jane Foster), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Anthony Hopkins (Odin), Rene Russo (Frigga), Stellan Skarsgård (Erik Selvig), Idris Elba (Heimdall), Ray Stevenson, (Volstagg) Jaimie Alexander (Lady Sif), Tadanobu Asano (Hogun) and Kat Dennings (Darcy Lewis). Newcomers to the MCU include Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who) as Malekith the Accursed, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra) as Algrim the Strong / Kurse, Zachary Levi (Chuck) as Fandral and Clive Russell (Game of Thrones) as Tyr.

As the poster says, Thor: The Dark World is set to fly into cinemas on November 8th, though us lucky Brits will get it a week earlier on October 30th.

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