'Casino Royale' star Mads Mikkelsen in talks for 'Thor 2'
Published May 25 2012, 01:56 BST | By Kate Goodacre
Mads Mikkelsen could be joining the cast of Thor 2
The actor is in talks to sign up for the Marvel superhero movie sequel, according to Variety
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Mikkelsen is probably best known to audiences for his international breakthrough role as Le Chiffre, the primary antagonist in James Bond movie Casino Royale
He has also appeared in King Arthur
, Clash of the Titans
and The Three Musketeers
, as well as a number of Danish-language movies.
Mikkelsen is thought to be in talks to play a villain in the film alongside Tom Hiddleston, who will reprise his role as Loki from Thor
and The Avengers
will star Chris Hemsworth as the titular Thunder God, with Natalie Portman
and Idris Elba
tipped to reprise their roles from the first film.Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones) will direct the movie
, which is due to start filming in London this summer
ahead of a November 15, 2013 release date.
Mikkelsen recently visited the Cannes Film Festival
promoting Thomas Vinterberg's new drama Jagten
Watch a trailer for Thor