‘Thor’ Star Christopher Eccleston Open To Marvel Return Under One Condition

Thor: The Dark World star Christopher Eccleston says that he would appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe again, but under one very specific condition.

It’s common knowledge that Christopher Eccleston wasn’t happy with his role as Malekith the Dark Elf during Thor: The Dark World. The actor wasn’t told about the fact he’d be in makeup for several hours before shooting, as well as the film’s lack of humor. But Christopher Eccleston has now said that he’d appear in another Marvel movie under one specific condition.

Radio Times reported that Christopher Ecclestone praised Thor: Ragnarok at New York Comic-Con, calling it “brilliantly written” before discussing the varying reactions to his role in Thor: The Dark World. He mentioned that if the writers of Thor: Ragnarok wrote the film he’d appear in (presumably another Thor entry), then he’d make a comeback. Since Thor: Love and Thunder is slated for November 2021, there’s still time for Marvel Studios to get Christopher Eccleston back on board. Take a look at his brief comments about a potential future Marvel appearance below.

“I understand that some people love that particular film, and some of you actually like Malekith the naughty elf, so that’s only my experience within it. But I know that people love the film and I accept that and I’m careful about it. I’m so diplomatic these days! If it was the guy[s] who wrote the third… I’ll do that.”

Would you want to see Christopher Eccleston’s Malekith return in another Marvel film? Tell us in the comments!

Directed by Taika Waititi, Thor: Love and Thunder stars Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, and Natalie Portman. The film will be based on Jason Aaron’s Mighty Thor comic book run, with Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster set to become the new Thor.

Thor: Love and Thunder is set to hit theaters on November 5, 2021. Stay tuned for the latest news on Thor, Christopher Eccleston and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

Source: Radio Times

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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