We've got a lot of Marvel movie news today. First up, some new developments on Thor: The Dark World. If you've been following the news on the Thor: The Dark World's film production you likely caught a hint or two about the fact that this time around we won't just be seeing Thor on Asgard, but we may very well be dealing with all nine realms. And now that the synopsis to the film has been leaked, we have some proof. Based on the information provided, Thor: The Dark World will indeed cover all nine realms as the character travels to restore balance to the cosmos by fighting off a "shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself."
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.
It appears that old faces and a few new ones will be joining Thor on the big screen -- most notably (according to the synopsis) -- Malekith. In the comics, Malekith is considered the "accursed" ruler of the Dark Elves of Svartalfheim. Could that mean that the Dark Elves will make a prominent appearance in the upcoming film? It sure appears that way according to the synopsis. In the comics, Malekith proved to be both an enemy of Asgard and of Earth, and on more than one occasion he sought the destruction of both. Additionally, we have seen him team up with Loki in the past; and considering the character was a big part of both the first Thor move as well as The Avengers, it's likely we will be seeing a team-up between he and Malekith in the upcoming sequel. What do you think of the idea of bringing Malekith and the Dark Elves into the story? Does this sound like a good vision for the film? Are you excited?
The role of Thor will be played by actor Chris Hemsworth who will be joined by Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Anthony Hopkins as Odin and many others. The film is being directed by Alan Taylor and is Produced by Kevin Feige. Thor: The Dark World will hit theaters on November, 8th 2013.