Lost’s Mr Eko joins cast of Thor 2

Thor: The Dark World gains Lost’s Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as a bad guy, the sequel is due in cinemas 8 November 2013.

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Mr Eko in Lost

Lost and The Thing star Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has joined the cast of the Thor sequel Thor: The Dark World – which is being helmed by Game Of Thrones‘ Alan Taylor – as Algrim The Strong, a powerful dark elf warrior who is later transformed into the even more powerful Kurse.

Also, original Thor cast-member Kat Dennings, who played Jane Foster’s comedy sidekick Darcy Lewis, has officially signed up for the sequel – although we guessed as much two months ago, Deadline confirms her role has been expanded.

Thor: The Dark World is set to hit cinemas 8 November 2013.