Mikkelsen to Marvel viewers in 'Thor 2'
Though AVENGERS continues to dominate the global box office, Marvel is not slowing down on preperations for its future endeavors as Mads Mikkelsen is in talks to star as the villain in THOR 2, Variety's Marc Graser and Justin Kroll report. It is unknown at this time what part he will play, but what is known is that Tom Hiddleston, who played Loki in the original, will still have a big part as an antagonist. Most of the cast from the original, including star Chris Hemsworth, are returning, with Alan Taylor on as the pics director. Don Payne, who co-wrote THOR, penned the original draft with Robert Rodat doing the most recent polish. Marvel has skedded THOR 2 for Nov. 15, 2013, with production expected to start later this summer.