<i>Thor: The Dark World</i> Unveils First Official Look Behind the Scenes

Marvel has released the first official photo from Thor: The Dark World, featuring star Chris Hemsworth and director Alan Taylor on the set of the upcoming sequel. Behind the two, you'll notice extras decked out in shiny Asgardian armor.

Opening Nov. 8, the film finds the God of Thunder fighting to save the Nine Realms from the vengeful Malekith, who seeks to plunge the universe back into darkness. Thor: The Dark World also stars Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano and Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins.

Marvel Studios’ “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

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