‘Thor: The Dark World': Chris Hemsworth, Malekith, Sif in new clips

Oct. 17, 2013 | 1:32 p.m.
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Chris Hemsworth, right, on the set of "Thor: The Dark World" in London on Nov. 16, 2012. (Simon James / FilmMagic)

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Chris Hemsworth, right, and Jaimie Alexander on the set of "Thor: The Dark World" in London on Nov. 16, 2012. (Alex Moss / FilmMagic)

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Chris Hemsworth, right, and Jaimie Alexander on the set of "Thor: The Dark World" in London on Nov. 16, 2012. (Alex Moss / FilmMagic)

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Chris Hemsworth, left, and Chris Evans in "The Avengers." (Zade Rosenthal / Marvel)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Zade Rosenthal / Marvel Studios)

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Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) in the 2011 film "Thor." (Marvel Entertainment)

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Chris Hemsworth, left, director Kenneth Branagh and Anthony Hopkins on the set of "Thor." (Marvel Entertainment)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Natalie Portman as Jane Foster in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Zade Rosenthal / Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Marvel Studios)

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Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) in a scene from 2011's "Thor." (Zade Rosenthal / Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Zade Rosenthal / Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Mark Fellman / Marvel Studios)

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Loki (Tom Hiddleston), left, and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth as Thor, left, and Anthony Hopkins as Odin in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Zade Rosenthal / Marvel Studios)

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Chris Hemsworth plays the title character in the 2011 Marvel film "Thor." (Marvel Studios)

Chris Hemsworth’s Thor is reunited with Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) in one of three new clips Marvel released from “Thor: The Dark World,” the new superhero sequel due in theaters Nov. 8.

The other snippets from the movie, directed by Alan Taylor (“Game of Thrones”) offer a closer look at Christopher Eccleston’s villain, the Dark Elf Malekith, and a brief chance to see Jaimie Alexander’s warrior Sif in action — that is until Thor turns up on the battlefield.

The new film promises a slightly grittier take on the adventures of the god of Thunder, who, in the course of the story, is forced to form an uneasy alliance with his treacherous brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) in order to defeat Malekith’s plot to plunge the universe into darkness.

On the set of the film last year, Marvel movie chief Kevin Feige said the new film took a more practical approach with the fight scenes and the locations — “Thor: The Dark World” traveled to Iceland and shot across England, hoping to lend authenticity to the sci-fi inflected adventure.

“When you have Hemsworth looking astounding but being in a big red cape and a big outfit and Eccleston in this very extreme makeup and spectacular costume design but in these real environments, suddenly they seem more real, the entire fantasy that we’re asking the audience to buy into feels more real,” Feige said.

Check out some of the early footage from the movie below, and click through the gallery above for shots of Hemsworth from the new film, 2011’s “Thor” and out of character.

Are you excited for “Thor: The Dark World”? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.

– Gina McIntyre| @LATHeroComplex

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3 Responses to ‘Thor: The Dark World': Chris Hemsworth, Malekith, Sif in new clips

  1. loki wannabe says:

    Loki is sooo hot

  2. Asgardian says:

    LONG LIVE THOR, THE GOD OF THUNDER!

  3. Loraley says:

    Great movie. Great actors and amazing scenery. Luved it.

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