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New Thor Trailer Arrives
'I have no plans to die today...'

18 February 2011  |  Written by James White  

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The teaser landed at the end of last year, but now here comes the full theatrical trailer for Thor, which promises to bring down the wrath of Asgard upon us mere mortals. You can watch the footage below.

This time around, the promo is front-loaded with the Earthbound sections of the plot, and in particular the interplay between Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster and Chris Hemsworth’s muscled hero. It also offers a clearer idea of the comic side to the film, with Empire favourite Kat Dennings bringing the chuckles as she tases Thor shortly after he arrives. Oh, and it seems he approves of coffee.

But then we’re back with the bigger theme of Thor’s brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) deciding that he wants to destroy humanity and the banished son of Odin having to step up to defend us all from the likes of the Destroyer.

While we’re a little concerned that the third act will descend into a Mummy-style orgy of CG creatures, we’re still looking forward to the film as a whole. Take a look at the trailer below and let us know your thoughts.

 

With Kenneth Branagh directing and Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgard, Ray Stevenson, Idris Elba, Rene Russo and Clark Gregg also in the cast, Thor is out on April 27.


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RE: I'm almost convinced...
ery good. I knew it would be. Said it all along.  More

Posted by JIm R at 19:49 on 19 February 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Gordon's Alive!!!
This is really shaping up into something to get excited about, ( I would say that though , wouldn't I ?) but I'd like to see more of the helmet .( Stop sniggering at the back ) More

Posted by THUNDERGOD at 23:03 on 18 February 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Gordon's Alive!!!
Looks ok, but the "special" effects towards the end of the trailer really look 3-D overkill. Does anyone out there actually like crappy 3-D?!...The last 12 seconds or so left me with some serious doubts. If Marvel have screwed this up, back to back with Iron Man 2, does The Avengers stand a chance?...I get the feeling that casting an unknown in the lead, coupled with a lesser known comic book property, might get in the way of box office $s. More

Posted by film man aidy at 20:08 on 18 February 2011 | Report This Post

RE: New Thor Trailer Arrives
Looks like great fun, very excited to see Tom Hiddleston as the villain of the piece More

Posted by musht at 11:05 on 18 February 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Looking better,
Best of the 4 different super-hero trailers so far. Could've done without the spoiler for the main Villan at the end "The dreaded 3D"! More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 09:25 on 18 February 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Looking better,
Trailer looks nice and shiny... but at the end of the day, it's about a guy with a magic hammer. More

Posted by jmebaby25 at 09:11 on 18 February 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Its Strange..
Is that Inception score I hear in the background? Hmm... More

Posted by redpaw at 08:55 on 18 February 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Its Strange..
This looks fantastic- I'm official sold More

Posted by xzynomorpher at 08:06 on 18 February 2011 | Report This Post

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wasnt sold on the original trailer, but that now looks great!!! if only the dreaded 3D wasnt added it would be a must see More

Posted by Frank Castle at 00:40 on 18 February 2011 | Report This Post

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