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Christopher Eccleston talks Malekith in Thor: The Dark World, opening everywhere this Friday

(From contributing writer Bo Bory)

With his return in Marvel Studios' Thor: The Dark World, the God of Thunder once again has to save Earth and the Nine Realms by battling the vicious and sinister villain, Malekith, who swears to avenge his race, the Dark Elves, and shroud the universe in darkness for all of eternity. It's a daunting task to be certain...Even for a God, and so for the producers to find someone with enough gravitas and stature to fill the role of the complex, vengeful, hell-bent, and older than time itself villain, Malekith...Kevin Feige and Alan Taylor turned to non-other than screen, TV, and stage veteran, Christopher Eccleston.

Eccleston, of course, is no stranger to the fantasy, sci-fi universe...He was Doctor Who for God's sake! But even though that may be »


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