Paramount Pictures and Marvel have released the first trailer for Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of the Norse god of thunder Thor. And it is quite an impressive look at the superhero, solid effects, a strong comic element and good acting. This has a real chance.
The story follows Thor, son of the great god Odin and a bit of a hothead. When his reckless actions reignite an ancient war he is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Oh but in his absence Valhalla isn’t safe and he must get get back to his rightful place.
Chris Hemsworth stars as the titular god of thunder, alongside Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Kat Dennings, Idris Elba, Stellan Skarsgård, Ray Stevenson and Rene Russo.
Thor is out in Ireland April 29th and in the States on May 6th.
Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present the epic adventure, Thor, which spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth), a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth by his father Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and is forced to live among humans. A beautiful, young scientist, Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), has a profound effect on Thor, as she ultimately becomes his first love. It’s while here on Earth that Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.