Now Showing: Thor

Many people are waiting for the second installation of Thor, which was released in 2011. Thor: The Dark World finally came here in Singapore on October 31st. The film is based on Marvel Comic’s character Thor, which itself is based on the Norse god of thunder. Thor is all about the story of Asgard’s crown prince, his challenges, difficulties and battles. The film brought us deeper and closer into the Nine Realms and the marvels of Asgard.

If you are into Norse Gods and deities, you will surely appreciate Thor. If you are having difficulties understanding the role of each one, here is a list of all characters and their roles:


  • Thor – Thor is played by Chris Hemsworth. He is the God of thunder and Asgard’s crown prince. He is known for his hammer.
  • Loki – Loki is played by Tom Hiddleston. He is the adoptive brother of Thor. He is the God of mischief and later on he became the archrival of Thor. He wants to take the throne of the Asgard king.
  • Jane Foster – Dr. Jane Foster is played by Natalie Portman. Naturally, she is not part of the Norse Myth but Marvel Comics included her as the love interest of Thor.
  • Odin – Odin is played by Anthony Hopkins. In the movie, he is a benevolent king who rules Asgard and protects the Nine Realms. He is the adoptive father of Loki and the father of Thor.
  • Heimdall – Heimdall is played by Idris Elba. In the movie, you will see that he guards the bridge. He is known for his all hearing and all seeing capabilities.
  • Sif – Sif is played by Jaimie Alexandre. She is a warrior and the childhood friend of Thor. She joins Thor and other warriors in battles.

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