PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.
The prologue was filmed in a blend of live-action and CGI, as the Asgardian/Dark Elf costumes were too constrictive, in which to fight effectively and convincingly. There are only three characters played by human actors in the entire scene, Malekith, Kurse, and Bor. All other characters are CGI.
Long before the birth of light, there was darkness... and from that darkness came the Dark Elves. Millennia ago, the most ruthless of their kind, Malekith, sought to transform our universe back into one of eternal night. Such evil was possible ...
(at around 46 mins) When Malekith enters the Asgard throne room, he detonates a grenade which destroys Odin's throne. However, when Odin and a host of soldiers enters the throne room seconds later, the throne appears to be still intact.
There's a statement at the end of the credits: "Thor will return." His next appearance in the MCU is in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).
£8,668,172 (UK) (3 November 2013)
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