First "Thor" Trailer Debuts

Marvel Studios and Paramount Pictures have released the first trailer for "Thor," director Kenneth Branagh's eagerly anticipated adaptation of the classic comic character.

The movie stars Chris Hemsworth as the powerful but arrogant god of thunder who's cast down to Earth as punishment for reigniting an ancient war. But when the most dangerous villain from his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth, the hammer-wielding Thor discovers what it takes to be a true hero.

"Thor," which will be released in 3-D on May 6th, 2011, features a sprawling cast that includes Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Jaimie Alexander as Sif, Colm Feore as the king of the Frost Giants, Joshua Dallas as Fandral, Tadanobu Asano as Hogun, Ray Stevenson as Volstagg, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Rene Russo as Frigga and Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson.

Be sure to check out Comic Book Resources' set visit and interviews with the director and cast, then stay tuned to CBR and Spinoff Online for the latest "Thor" developments.

Update 6:00 PM - We have a large selection of screen grabs from the trailer for you to peruse.

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