Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World Coming November 8, 2013

This post will have the official information from Marvel Studios regarding “Thor: The Dark World,” the sequel to Thor, starring Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston reprising their roles as Thor and Loki, coming to theaters November 8, 2013.  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.

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Update January 14, 2014

Disney confirmed that Sir Ben Kingsley will reprise his role as Trevor Slattery (aka The Mandarin) in a short film titled ALL HAIL THE KING directed by Drew Pierce.  After the events of Iron Man 3, Trevor Slattery is an infamous icon.  He’s also locked up in a high-security prison.  Luckily, his newfound profile has brought him celebrity and protection on the inside – and the actor has gladly agreed to an in-depth profile with a documentary filmmaker.

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ALL HAIL THE KING will be available on Marvel’s THOR: THE DARK WORLD in 3D and HD Digital February 4th, 2014 and on 3D Combo Pack (3D Blu-ray, 2D Blu-ray, Digital Copy), Single-Disc Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand February 25th, 2014.

Update January 3, 2014

Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” arrives on 3D Combo Pack, Single-Disc Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand February 25th and will be available on Digital 3D and Digital HD on February 4th.  Bonus features include an exclusive first look at Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, never-before-seen extended and deleted scenes and more.

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Bonus Features: (3D Combo Pack, BD, DVD & Select Digital Retailers)

  • Never-Before-Seen Extended and Deleted Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Exclusive Look – Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
    • Get an exclusive first look at the latest installment in the Captain America franchise and its incredible cast of characters, including Scarlett Johansson as the Black Widow, Samuel L. Jackson as Director Nick Fury, Chris Evans, our hero Steve Roger’s, his new ally Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon played by Anthony Mackie, and a mysterious enemy from the past…the Winter Soldier played by Sebastian Stan.
  • A Brothers’ Journey: Thor & Loki
    • In this 30 min featurette go behind the scenes with filmmakers and cast as we explore two of the most iconic characters in the Marvel Universe with stars Chris Hemsworth (Thor) & Tom Hiddleston (Loki), and journey through the key moments that have defined and endeared these characters to audiences around the world.
  • Scoring Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” with Brian Tyler
    • Go behind the scenes with the filmmakers and acclaimed composer Brian Tyler for a look at the creation of the movie’s stunning original score.
  • Audio Commentary with Director Alan Taylor, Producer Kevin Feige, Actor Tom Hiddleston (Loki) and Cinematographer Kramer Morgenthau
  • And More…

Update October 28, 2013

In the video below, a LEGO Thor and Loki head to the World Premiere of “Thor: The Dark World” in London.

Update September 21, 2013

Dr. Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) journeys to Asgard in her character poster for “Thor: The Dark World.”

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Update September 20, 2013

Asgardian warrior Sif (Jaimie Alexander) takes to the battlefield in the latest poster for “Thor: The Dark World.”

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Update September 15, 2013

More character posters released for “Thor: The Dark World” including, Loki breaking free of his prison, Thor protecting Jane, and a regal Odin.

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Update September 6, 2013

A creepy Malekith (Christopher Eccleston) unmasks in this character poster for “Thor: The Dark World”

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Update August 28, 2013

Character posters of Thor and Loki released for “Thor: The Dark World” – I’m glad that Tom Hiddleston’s Loki is having such a large presence in the marketing of the film.

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Update August 23, 2013

Concept art, behind-the-scenes, and film images released for “Thor: The Dark World” in conjunction with Empire Magazine cover story.

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Thor faces a Kronan in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Loki (Tom Hiddleston) stands in his prison cell in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Malekith (Christopher Eccleston) surveys the land in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Stellan Skarsgard and Kat Dennings return as Eric Selvig and Darcy in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Chris Hemsworth stars as Thor in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Star Jaimie Alexander (Sif) and director Alan Taylor on the set of Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Thor (Chris Hemsworth) confers with Heimdall (Idris Elba) in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Christopher Eccleston stars as the villain Malekith in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Malekith (Christopher Eccleston) and the Dark Elves in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Thor’s home, Asgard, in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth star as Loki and Thor in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

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Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World concept art featuring Asgard

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Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World concept art featuring the Dark Elves’ ship

 

Update August 7, 2013

Official trailer and Loki image released for “Thor: The Dark World” as part of You Tube’s “Geek Week.”

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Loki (Tom Hiddleston) Photo by Jay Maidment © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

Update August 2, 2013

Payoff poster released for “Thor: The Dark World”

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Update July 23, 2013

Watch Tom Hiddleston as he surprises the San Diego Comic Con crowd by appearing on stage, in character, as Loki.  SAY HIS NAME!!!  SAY HIS NAME!!!

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Actor Tom Hiddleston attends Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World presentation as Loki during Comic-Con International 2013 at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2013 in San Diego, CA. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/WireImage)

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Actor Tom Hiddleston attends Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World presentation as Loki during Comic-Con International 2013 at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2013 in San Diego, CA. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/WireImage)

Update July 13, 2013

Concept art by Charlie Wen for “Thor: The Dark World” will be given away to attendees of San Diego Comic Con.

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Thor: The Dark World Concept Art by Charlie Wen © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

 

Update June 1, 2013

Thor and Malekith venture into the Dark World in these new stills and behind-the-scenes images released by Marvel.

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Christopher Eccleston stars as Malekith © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

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Malekith’s army © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

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Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Sif (Jaimie Alexander) on the battlefield © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

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Star Chris Hemsworth (Thor) on set © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

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Star Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and director Alan Taylor on set © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

 

Update April 23, 2013

First images and trailer released for “Thor: The Dark World.”

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Thor (Chris Hemsworth) Photo credit Jay Maidment © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

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Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) Photo credit Jay Maidment © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

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Thor (Chris Hemsworth) Photo credit Jay Maidment © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

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Thor (Chris Hemsworth) Odin (Sir Anthony Hopkins) Photo credit Jay Maidment © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

 

The trailer is available exclusively on Apple iTunes Movie Trailers and embedded below.

Update April 19, 2013

The God of Thunder strikes a pose in this first, “teaser” poster for “Thor: The Dark World.”  Trailer set to debut Tuesday, April 23 on Apple iTunes Movie Trailers.

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Update February 1, 2013

Behind the scenes image released for “Thor: The Dark World” with star Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and director Alan Taylor on set.

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Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and director Alan Taylor on the set of Thor: The Dark World © 2013 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2013 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

 

Original article follows below…

From Marvel Studios Press Release

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.

Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano and Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins as Odin, “Thor: The Dark World” is directed by Alan Taylor, produced by Kevin Feige, from a story by Don Payne (credit not final) and screenplay by Christopher Yost and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (credit not final) and is based on Marvel’s classic Super Hero Thor, who first appeared in the comic book “Journey into Mystery “ #83 in August, 1962.

(L-R) Tom Hiddleston and Keven Feige (President of Marvel Studios) at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, in August 2011.

 

“Thor: The Dark World” is presented by Marvel Studios.  The executive producers are Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Victoria Alonso, Craig Kyle and Nigel Gostelow.  The film releases November 8, 2013, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

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Genre: Action-adventure
Rating: TBD
U.S. Release date: November 8, 2013
Running time: TBD

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins as Odin
Director: Alan Taylor
Producer: Kevin Feige
Executive Producers: Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Victoria Alonso, Craig Kyle, Nigel Gostelow
Story by: Don Payne (credit not final)
Screenplay by: Christopher Yost and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (credit not final)

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