Thor: The Dark World Movie

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Who's Involved:

Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Chris Hemsworth, Idris Elba, Ray Stevenson, Christopher Eccleston, Tadanobu Asano, Don Payne, Clive Russell, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgard, Jaimie Alexander, Zachary Levi, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Alan Taylor, Kevin Feige, Stan Lee, Kat Dennings, Louis D'Esposito, Richard Brake

Release Date:

Friday, November 8, 2013 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Thor: The Dark World

A look at the Thor: The Dark World behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Alan Taylor last directed Terminator: Genisys and The Horseman. The film's writer Don Payne last wrote My Super Ex-Girlfriend.


Alan Taylor


Don Payne
John Collee (Rumored)
Roger Avary (Rumored)


Kenneth Branagh
Kevin Feige

Production Company

Marvel Studios

Production: What we know about Thor: The Dark World

Key Facts

  1. In the comic books, Algrim the Strong (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) was the most powerful of a race of Dark Elves, who is coerced by Malekith the Accursed (Christopher Eccleston) to fight Thor (Chris Hemsworth). After he's betrayed by Malekith and injured during a battle, Algrim is healed and transformed into a much more powerful being called Kurse, who is twice as a strong as Thor.
  2. Based on Marvel's classic super hero Thor, who first appeared in the comic book "Journey into Mystery " #83 in August, 1962. The original Thor film release collected over $447 million at the worldwide box office.

Filming Timeline

On or about October 27, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

On or about April 19, 2013, the film was in Post-Production status.

Principal photography began in September 2012 in Surrey, England and wrapped up December 2012.

On or about August 26, 2012, the film was in Production status.

Shooting on the sequel is taking place in London.

On or about June 30, 2011, the film was in Development status.

Thor: The Dark World Release Date: When was it released?

Thor: The Dark World was released in 2013 on Friday, November 8, 2013 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including The Book Thief, About Time and The Starving Games. 2D/3D

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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Questions: Asked About Thor: The Dark World

Aug. 15, 2012
Who are the villains?
Aug. 26, 2012 Christopher Eccleston will play primary villain Malekith the Accursed, the ruler of the Dark Elves of Svartalfheim. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje will also be one of the lead villains, playing the dual roles of Algrim the Strong and Kurse.
Jul. 29, 2012
Will the same actor play Thor?
Aug. 26, 2012 Chris Hemsworth will again don the armor as the Norse god.

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