The very first teaser trailer for Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios latest title in the march to The Avengers, Thor, has been released online via Yahoo! Movies.
The movie is based on the Marvel comic book character of the same name, an immortal but cocky warrior from the lands of Asgard who’s cast out by his father, Odin, in order to try and instill some humility in him. He ends up on Earth, and eventually becomes the great superhero, defending the world from evil.
Directing the film is Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet, Sleuth), and it stars Chris Hemsworth (Star Trek, A Perfect Getaway), Natalie Portman (Black Swan, Garden State), Anthony Hopkins (Silence of the Lambs, Legends of the Fall), and Tom Hiddleston (Unrelated, War Horse).
You can see the trailer by clicking on over to the other side now. A brand new poster for the movie has also been released, which you can see in all its glory by clicking the image above.
Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior, is sent down to Earth has punishment for reigniting a reckless war. But after a dangerous villain from his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth, the hammer-wielding Thor will learn what it takes to be a true hero in order to save mankind.