The first trailer for Thor: The Dark World is here

There’s only a couple weeks left until the release of Iron Man 3 kicks off Marvel’s meticulously planned second phase, and they’re already firing up the hype machine for the movie after that, Thor: The Dark World. Nobody was sure if the first movie featuring the God of Thunder was going to be a success, and the same uncertainty looms over the sequel. 

The story picks up after the events of The Avengers, with Thor (Chris Hemsworth) having returned home to Asgard. After an old threat from an ancient race, led by the Dark Elf Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), returns, Thor turns to his enemy and brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) for help defending the Nine Realms.

This is the first of many trailers that are sure to be released in the months leading up to the film’s September 8th release date, so be sure to check back.

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