‘Thor: The Dark World’ Official Synopsis Revealed!

Chris Hemsworth returns as the Asgardian warrior who must stop Malekith from destroying Earth and the Nine Realms.

Thor: The Dark World reveals official synopsis
Thor: The Dark World reveals official synopsis
Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios have released the first official synopsis for Thor: The Dark World. This plot rundown confirms an earlier report that the sequel will explore all Nine Realms.

"Marvel's Thor: The Dark World continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel's Thor and Marvel's The Avengers, Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos...but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano and Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Thor: The Dark World is directed by Alan Taylor, produced by Kevin Feige, from a story by Don Payne (credit not final) and screenplay by Christopher Yost and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (credit not final) and is based on Marvel's classic Super Hero Thor, who first appeared in the comic book "Journey into Mystery" #83 in August, 1962.

Thor: The Dark World is presented by Marvel Studios. The executive producers are Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Victoria Alonso, Craig Kyle and Nigel Gostelow. The film releases November 8, 2013, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures."

Thor: The Dark World was released November 8th, 2013 and stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Eccleston, Jaimie Alexander, Zachary Levi, Ray Stevenson. The film is directed by Alan Taylor.

Sources: Walt Disney Pictures

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  1. Nicholaus XX

    Kat Dennings? Yuck. That aside, this might be a decent movie.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  2. the Narrator

    Agreed, @gandoff. That's simply a sign of bad writing for the comics, but then again Odin can't be all-knowing and all-powerful all of the time, either.

    2 years agoby @narratorFlag

  3. Gandoff

    My question is, if Asgard is so strong, to war with, and win against any of the 9 realms, why is it, once Thor comes to age, it seems there is things more powerful than Asgard? lol. I know Loki starts Ragnarok, and uses is inside information to use Giants and such in the "Last War". But just weird Odin is so powerful, then when his son gets to be a late teen, early adult, He starts to slip. What a god like immortal right? lol

    All kidding aside, sounds like a good story, but has so many questions, most will not be answer until 1) I see a trailer, and 2) Then see the movie.

    2 years agoby @gandoffFlag

  4. moviemouse

    awesome i honestly don't know which one im looking forward to more IM3, winter soldier, or this

    2 years agoby @moviemouseFlag

  5. Sean

    @crypt It sounds pretty good to me as well.

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  6. The Cryptkeeper: Resurrected

    Sounds pretty good to me.

    2 years agoby @cryptFlag

  7. David garcia

    Ah yes, Anthony Hopkins us in. Perfect.

    2 years agoby @David-garcia-67788063Flag

  8. Major Tom

    I am so excited for this! And what a great synopsis. Enough info that we know what's going on, but not enough as to ruin the movie. Well done, Marvel!

    2 years agoby @movie-nutFlag

  9. Kill-Bill

    I think Jane Foster will die. Is a good way to introduce Sif as a love interest

    2 years agoby @Kill-BillFlag

  10. ROFLitschristian

    They had me at "reunite with Jane Foster."

    ... Unfortunately, that was the end of the synopsis. XP

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  11. CUPID

    Nothing against Portman, but Jane Foster needs to go.

    2 years agoby @cupidFlag

  12. Cheetoboy

    @bawnian-dexeus Man, I agree I also want to see the Enchantress. Well like you said, maybe next time in Thor 3, but hey can't wait to see what Malekith will be like, hope he'll be a great villain.

    2 years agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  13. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @skywise Given the lack of information (thank Odin) it could be either an Asgardian character or a Human ally

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  14. skywise

    @bawnian-dexeus A hint or cameo would be cool and then a full blown story in the 3rd. With Enchantress being one of Thor's love interests (and villians) there may be too much of a love...er...square going on.

    For now focusing on the Jane Foster/Sif triangle would be the smart movie.

    There are rumors all over the web that a major character will die. I wonder who it will be...

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  15. the MovieGhost

    @bawnian-dexeus@ejk1 I'd love that too. Now the next thing to wait for... the first full-length Trailer.

    2 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  16. ejk1

    @bawnian-dexeus That would be cool. I think a hint of Surtur would be great.

    2 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  17. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Let's hope for a hint/cameo of Enchantress

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

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