Chris Hemsworth Wields His Mighty Hammer in ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Trailer

By: Cory Lopez / August 7, 2013

When darkness threatens to take over the universe, it’s up to Thor to save the day.

That’s the plot of Thor: The Dark World, which picks up one year after the events of Marvel’s The Avengers. Chris Hemsworth returns as the titular cape-wearing, hammer-wielding god of thunder for a new mission: Teaming up with his unwilling brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Thor must to safeguard his ladylove Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) in his home world of Asgard as he faces off against a menacing supervillain, Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), the ruler of the Dark Elves, a race determined to destroy the universe.

Thor: The Dark World, which also stars Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, Kat Dennings and Idris Elba, hits theaters Nov. 8.

Watch the trailer, above.