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See Idris Elba as Heimdall in THOR

Idris Elba as Heimdall in Mervel's ThorWe get our latest look at Idris Elba in full "Heimdall" regalia in the forthcoming Marvel comic adaptation, Thor. Yes, he's black, Heimdall was white. So what, get over it. Heimdall is the guardian of Asgard, who stands on the BiFrost Bridge ready to defend the city from intruders.

You can pop on over to Marvel's site to see a larger image or just ogle it below. Too shiny and uh, fake looking?

The film is due to be released in 3D and 2D on May 6 of this year. Thor is directed by Kenneth Branagh and stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, and Rene Russo.

Offical Synopsis: Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present the epic adventure, “Thor,” which spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth), a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth by his father Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and is forced to live among humans. A beautiful, young scientist, Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), has a profound effect on Thor, as she ultimately becomes his first love. It’s while here on Earth that Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Idris Elba as Heimdall in Mervel's Thor

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