The first and extended 5-minute trailer for the highly-anticipated Thor,
which was debuted at San Diego Comic Con, has now hit the web.
The epic adventure Thor
spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
, in Thor
, Chris Hemsworth
portrays the title character with Tom Hiddleston
in the role of Thor’s brother Loki, and Natalie Portman
as Jane Foster. Additionally, the studio has cast Academy Award® winning actor Anthony Hopkins
as Odin, Renee Russo
as Frigga, Ray Stevenson
as Volstagg, Tadanobu Asano
as Hogun, Josh Dallas
as Fandral, Jaimie Alexander
as Sif, Idris Elba
as Heimdall, as well as Colm Feore, Kat Dennings
and award-winning actor Stellan Skarsgård
The screenplay for Thor
was penned by Mark Protosevich
as well as Ashley Miller
& Zack Stentz
, and Don Payne
. Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige will produce the film. Alan Fine, Stan Lee, David Maisel, and Marvel Studio’s Co-President, Louis D’Esposito, will executive produce.
The film is slated for release in theatres domestically on May 6, 2011 via Paramount Pictures which will also release the film on a worldwide basis.
Check out the new trailer below, then sound off with your reactions in the comments below.
Thor movie photos