- THOR: THE DARK WORLD
Thor: The Dark World has secured its villain, finally!! Deadline reports that Christopher Eccleston, best known for playing the ninth Doctor on "Doctor Who," as well as playing Destro in G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra, will star as Malekith the Accursed in the November 8, 2013 release.
|Christopher Eccleston will be playing Malekith the Accursed|
First appearing in 1984's "The Mighty Thor" #344, Malekith is the ruler of the Dark Elves who reside in Svartalfheim, one of Asgard's Nine Realms.
Eccleston will join Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Jaimie Alexander, Idris Elba, Zachary Levi and Stellan Skarsgard in the Marvel Studios sequel.