Marvel UK, via TotalFilm, has released two new character posters for their upcoming Thor sequel, the Alan Taylor directed Thor: The Dark World. The first features Heimdall the guardian of Asgard, with the second featuring Malekith The Accursed, the villain of piece.
The film follows on from the events of The Avengers, and sees the titular Asgardian facing off against the a new foe dark elf Malekith the Accursed.
Chris Hemsworth returns in the main role, with Christopher Eccleston as Malekith. Also returning is the all-star cat of Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo, and Anthony Hopkins.
Thor: The Dark World opens in Ireland on October 30th.
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.