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'Thor 2' Star Talks His Dual Role, Joss Whedon's Contributions, and Upcoming Projects

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by Nick Romano November 06, 2013 09:00 AM
Marvel Studios
'Thor 2' will take movie goers into the depths of 'The Dark World' and introduce us to a few not-so-famous comic book villains from the Marvel universe -- the Dark Elves, led by Malekith the Accursed and his right-hand man and lieutenant Algrim/Kurse. Before you see the Asgardian Avenger's next solo adventure, we spoke with Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, who plays the latter character(s), to offer a primer to this new race of villains and his experience with tackling two roles at once.

'Thor 2' Director Alan Taylor Thinks the Post-Credits Scene Sucks

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by Mike Sampson October 23, 2013 09:29 AM
Marvel
Last week, we brought you the news that 'Thor 2' would feature not one, but two post-credits scenes, each of which would feature some big reveals. Fans were understandably excited after many left disappointed at the jokey 'Iron Man 3' post-credits scene. But, one person who's not excited about the 'Thor 2' post-credits scene? 'Thor 2' director Alan Taylor, who isn't happy at all that it was edited into his movie.

'Thor 2' Reviews: What Are the Critics Saying?

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by Jacob Hall October 22, 2013 04:39 PM
Marvel
The first round of 'Thor 2' reviews have arrived online, following the world premiere of the Avenger from Asgard's latest adventure. The film itself doesn't officially open in theaters until November 8, but what are the critics already saying about it? Fans will be pleased to know that they're generally running positive.

'Thor 2' Gets Up Close With Comic Villain Algrim-Kurse in 15 Mins of B-Roll and New Photos

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by Nick Romano October 18, 2013 08:45 AM
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Most of what we've seen from 'Thor 2' centers around the returning Avenger (Chris Hemsworth) and his new nemesis, Malekith the Accursed (Christopher Eccleston), but what about this Dark Elf's right-hand man (or should we say, men?) we've been hearing about?
Got 15 minutes? Great, because we have that amount of b-roll footage from the 'Thor 2' set and a butt load of movie stills, including our first up-close look at Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje in the dueled roleĀ of Algrim and Kurse.

'Thor 2' Clip Unleashes the Dark Elf Malekith, Plus Two New International Spots

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by Nick Romano October 15, 2013 12:21 PM
Marvel Studios
A new 'Thor 2' clip has hit the airwaves, this time featuring the arrival of the villain from 'The Dark World,' Christopher Eccleston's Malekith the Accursed. As the leader of the Dark Elves, he awoke from his slumber and is ready to lay waste to the cosmos.

'Thor 2' Extended TV Spot Spouts "The Planets Align" Talk, Plus New Photos

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by Nick Romano October 02, 2013 12:30 PM
Marvel Studios
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Our latest look at 'Thor 2,' coming from an extended TV spot, showcases bits of new footage while finally explaining why its villain of 'The Dark World' choosing this time to attack the universe. So sit back and relax, it's prophecy story time!

How 'Avengers 2' Director Joss Whedon Helped Save 'Thor 2'

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by Nick Romano September 18, 2013 11:30 AM
Marvel Studios
Though Joss Whedon is busy working on the script for 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' and has admittedly been conceptualizing his sequel for some time, he still answered the call when 'Thor: The Dark World' director Alan Taylor was in trouble. According to Taylor, Whedon came in to save some major issues he was having with the film.

'Terminator 5' Will Hit Theaters on July 1, 2015

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by Jacob Hall September 16, 2013 03:03 PM
20th Century Fox
Just when you thought that the Summer of 2015 couldn't be more overstuffed with blockbusters, they had to go and officially announce 'Terminator 5' with 'Thor: The Dark World' and 'Game of Thrones' director Alan Taylor at the helm. Now, the fifth entry in the iconic time traveling, post-apocalyptic humans vs. robots franchise has a new release date: July 1, 2015.

Watch the 'Thor 2' Preview From the 'Iron Man 3' Blu-ray Extras

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by Nick Romano August 20, 2013 10:48 AM
[Editor's Note: This video has been removed from the web. To watch the 'Thor 2' preview, snag a copy of 'Iron Man 3' on Blu-ray, starting this September 24.]
'Iron Man 3' comes out on DVD and Blu-ray this September 24 with a butt-load of extra features, including a preview of the upcoming 'Thor 2' on the Blu-ray. You're gonna want to own that 'Iron Man 3' Blu-ray and you can get a taste of the incredible special features with a tease of 'Thor: The Dark World' right now.