Thor 2 is getting a bunch of new cast members, with many announcements happening today! First, we find out that Kat Dennings will be reprising her role as, Darcy Lewis. Along with her, will be cast members from the original Thor movie including Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Jaimie Alexander, Stellan Skarsgard, and Rene Russo. In addition to new members Alice Krige and Christopher Eccleston, joining as baddies to The Dark World; today we get news that Lost-alum Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, will be another villain. The British actor will be playing dual parts in the form of Algrim the Strong and Kurse. Created by Walter Simonson, Algrim the Strong was introduced in 1984’s “Thor” #347 as the most powerful of the race of Dark Elves. Coerced by his ruler Malekith the Accursed into battling Thor, Algrim is betrayed by Malekith and critically injured, only to later be healed and transformed into Kurse, a being twice as strong as the thunder god.
Thor 2: The Dark World is directed by Alan Taylor and opens Nov. 8, 2013.