Adewale lands role in Thor sequel

Press Association

Lost star Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has landed a role as a villain in the Thor sequel.

The British actor will play the dual roles of Algrim the Strong and Kurse in the follow-up to the 2011 hit, Variety reported.

The film has been set for a November 2013 release in the US, with Chris Hemsworth reprising his role as the Norse god Thor, and Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston and Idris Elba also starring.

Christopher Eccleston will apparently play the main villain Malekith the Accursed, the ruler of the Dark Elves of Svartalfheim.

Former model Adewale has previously starred in GI Joe, The Bourne Identity and TV shows Lost and Hunted.