Deadline is reporting that former Doctor Who, Christopher Eccleston has been cast as the villain in the upcoming Thor movie sequel.

Eccleston will play Malekith the Accursed who first appeared in The Mighty Thor #344 as the ruler of the Dark Elves who reside in Svartalfheim – one of the Nine Realms of Asgard.

via Deadline

 

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4 Comments

  1. August 2, 2012 at 2:28 pm — Reply

    Sweet. Hopefully adapting material from the Simonson run!

  2. Lapis
    August 2, 2012 at 6:41 pm — Reply

    awesome my fav Thor villain! Might it have Kurse in it too?

  3. Dan
    August 2, 2012 at 7:46 pm — Reply

    This is gonna be awesome. Now I can’t wait for Thor 2. My only question is how are they going to save the rec center.

  4. Brewmaster Wansu
    August 2, 2012 at 8:40 pm — Reply

    Was really hoping they would bring in Surtur and through that story Beta Ray Bill. On the other hand, I love Eccleston, can’t wait to see it.

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