Odin is one of the main gods on the planet of Asgard, when his son Thor acts naively and brings bring chaos in their peace-loving world he tells Thor he's unworthy, casts him out and revokes all his godly powers.
Finding himself on the lowly planet of Earth, Thor almost immediately finds himself in trouble, however he does learn lessons in humility and when the sinister demons of Thor's world reach planet earth, Thor will learn what it is to be a true hero.
Thor is the fourth Marvel comic to be turned into a film, it follows on from Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk and precedes the release of Captain America: The First Avenger which is also set for release in 2011 and stars: Chris Evans and Hugo Weaving.
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Rene Russo, Jaimie Alexander, Idris Elba, Colm Feore, Joshua Dallas, Tadanobu Asano, Ray Stevenson, Kat Dennings, Stellan Skarsgard, Adriana Barraza, Clark Gregg, Stan Lee, Eric Allan Kramer, Matthias Schweighoefer, Matt Battaglia, Michael Papajohn and Patrick O'Brien Demsey