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New Thor: The Dark World poster lands on Midgard

April 19th, 2013 by Saxon Comments


You may not have seen this coming, but the first poster for the Thor sequel, namely Thor: The Dark World, features a big fella man with long hair holding a hammer. Also, lightning! And, um, snow!

Chances are you’re keen to see a trailer now, and the good news is that it’s coming in a week. The bad news is that it’s coming in a week and not, say, in a couple of days. Or, preferably, tomorrow.

Set one year after Avengers, the Thor-quel will see Asgard battered by war after invasion by the rag-tag Marauders – only for a worse threat to turn up in the form of Malekith (Christopher Ecclestone) and his Dark Elves, who are out for vengeance against the whole realm of Asgard because of an ancient grudge.

Says producer Craig Kyle, “Like in Indiana Jones, while there’s high stakes and high threat and high danger, there’s always fun. It’s a very complicated blend. Thor is, until Guardians Of The Galaxy hits, by far our most wild, fringe Marvel piece. But that’s why it’s the Marvel Universe and not Marvel Earth!”

The Dark World hits cinemas on October 30th.

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