Idris Elba Rehashes On Heimdall's Expanded Role In THOR: THE DARK WORLD

While looking back at his “small and functional” role in the first film, Heimdall actor Idris Elba also reiterates how the gatekeeper to Asgard will be expanded in the sequel, Thor: The Dark World



In the original Thor film, an epic battle memorably resulted in the destruction of the rainbow Bifrost bridge. And while that left many wonders for the anticipated sequel, one of the biggest is what role Heimdall, the gate keeper of Asgard, will have in the Alan Tayor-directed film. While not exactly answering that, the Asgardian's actor, Idris Elba, reassures that he'll have an expanded role in Thor: The Dark World (via Tim Lammers).

“In the new film we're going to get to know Heimdall the Asgardian a bit better, and we're going to get to know Asgard a bit better. I can't say too much, but the expansion of Thor in his world is going to be huge. My part was very small & functional in the first film, but I still felt very privileged to play him -- especially since Heimdall looks a certain way & has a Nordic lineage -- & here I was playing this character and bringing him to life in a different way. It felt quite groundbreaking to be a part of that.”




Exploring Thor's relationship with the Asgardian all-father Odin, as well earthbound companion Jane Foster, “Thor: The Dark World” follows the God of Thunder to The Nine Realms beyond Asgard and earth. And as his evil half-brother, Loki, returns for Asgardian justice, a new threat rises. Also rejoining Thor are his fellow Asgardians, Lady Sif, gatekeeper Heimdall and Warriors Three, as they encounter mythical Norse creatures among evildoers.

“Thor: The Dark World” stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Jaimie Alexander, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Stellan Skarsgard, Ray Stevenson, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Rene Russo, with Alice Krige & Kat Dennings. And Alan Taylor (“Game of Thrones”) takes over directorial duties from Kenneth Branagh, who helmed the first “Thor” film. From a screenplay written by Don Payne and Robert Rodat, “Thor: The Dark World” is set for release on November 8, 2013.

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