class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-821″ style=”margin: 10px;” title=”thor” src=”” alt=”thor” width=”220″ height=”150″ />Despite being one of the lesser known faces in the Marvel universe Thor is attracting a host of talent to its 2011 big screen adaptation.

Aussie unknown Chris Hemsworth will play Thor and Empire have reported that Scandinavian actor Stellan Skarsgard will be joining the cast alongside Hemworth and Natalie Portman. There’s no news as to who Skarsgard might be playing but it adds a much needed dimension and depth to this project.

We’ll keep as many eyes as we can on this one – check here for the report.