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Malekith the Accursed

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Christopher Eccleston’s Malekith on the Set of Thor: The Dark World

We’ve gotten a teaser for Thor: The Dark World, due to hit theaters this fall, but if anything it focused most on old enemies rather than the new, so we didn’t really get much on the threat that Malekith and his dark elves pose to Asgard and/or Midgard. Nor have I gotten much opportunity to figure out whether it really is Christopher Eccleston underneath that makeup, and his casting hasn’t just been a clever ruse.

(via Collider.)

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Not Your Grandfather’s Elves: Set Photos Show Us The Dark Elves, Malekith the Accursed from Thor: The Dark World

These set photos from Thor: The Dark World give us our first good look at the Dark Elves and their leader, Malekith the Accursed, played by Christopher Eccleston. Well, the guy with the exposed face might be Malekith the Accursed. We don’t know for sure. A closer shot of him, whoever he is, is under the jump, as well as one of the masked elves.