‘Thor’ Sequel Set Photo: Malekith Joins The Battle

Malekith the Accursed isn’t a household name just yet, but wait one more year: he absolutely will be.

More photos from the set of “Thor: The Dark World” have emerged online, featuring Christopher Eccleston’s deadly super-villain engaged in battle against Chris Hemsworth’s God of Thunder. Take a look at their climactic battle in the photo below.

One would assume that our hero is winning the fight, considering that he’s throwing the mighty Mjolnir down upon the kneeling Malekith. But don’t underestimate the Dark Elf of Svartalfheim; in other photos, he’s seen getting the better of his brutish nemesis. Smart money puts the final outcome of the war in Thor’s favor, but as far as this particular battle goes, it’s anybody’s game.

Thanks to Splash News photographer Paul Hennessy for the photo!

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