Christopher Ecclestone on location in Iceland
See this man? Looks grumpy, right? That’s probably because he is. Christopher Ecclestone’s transformation into nasty Malekith took six hours – followed by 45 minutes in wardrobe – and left him with an acting challenge he likened to “washing your feet with your socks on”. While Ecclestone was doubling up as a Dark Elf warlord, Iceland’s volanic landscape was masquerading as Svartalfheim, the Dark Elves’ realm.