old gods do new jobs
, veteran of many, many amazing television roles, this summer's Prometheus
and next summer's Pacific Rim
, talked to the Examiner about returning to the role of Heimdall in Thor 2
, otherwise known as Thor: The Dark World
. The actor delicately skipped around talking about the substance of the movie:
In the new film we're going to get to know Heimdall the Asgardian a bit better, and we're going to get to know Asgard a bit better," Elba said. "I can't say too much, but the expansion of Thor in his world is going to be huge.
We've already seen a few hints of the huge in T:TDW
, in leaked set photos that I initially took to be the most boring photos of a rainy graveyard I'd ever seen and wondered why anyone had even bothered posting them. Then I noticed that there was a blue van in the photo, and what I'd mistaken for tombstones were actually huge obelisks.