Check out the recently debuted trailer for the upcoming sequel “Thor: The Dark World,” the sequel to Marvel Studios’ 2011 superhero adventure “Thor.”
The sequel, set for a Nov. 8 release, will feature returning stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, Kate Dennings as Darcy Lewis, Stellan Skarsgard as Dr. Erik Selvig, Tom Hiddleston as Loki and Anthony Hopkins as Odin. Christopher Eccleston joins as the sequel’s main antagonist, Malekith.
The film is based on Marvel Comics’ versions of Norse mythological characters-turned-superheroes, created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.
“Thor: The Dark World” will be the second post-”The Avengers” Marvel film to open in theaters after “Iron Man 3,” which achieved a superheroic haul during its domestic opening last weekend.
Other upcoming films that are part of Marvel’s Phase II film roll-out include “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” on April 4, 2014; “Guardians of the Galaxy” on August 1, 2014; the untitled “Marvel’s The Avengers” sequel on May 1, 2015; and “Ant-Man” on November 6, 2015.