Eccleston the villain in Marvel flick
Eccleston has been set for the villain role in Marvel Studios’ Thor 2, starring opposite Chris Hemsworth. Eccleston (pictured) plays Malekith The Accursed, ruler of the Dark Elves of Svartalfheim and a super-villain in the Marvel Universe. In the Marvel Comics stories, he clashed mightily with Thor. He will go up against the hammer-wielding god of Odin in the film directed by Game of Thrones’ Alan Taylor. British actor Eccleston is best known to viewers as Doctor Who.