The Other Skarsgard Joins “Thor”

Stellan Skarsgard (“Angels and Demons,” “Mamma Mia!,” “Pirates of the Caribbean”) has revealed that he’s joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ “Thor” movie according to Ystads Allehanda

Skarsgard can not reveal what role he will play, though did say that he didn’t sign on to the film until after he looked over the difficult to get script.

Skarsgard son, Alexander Skarsgard (TV’s “True Blood”), was long rumored for the role of the titular Norse God until he was beaten by Aussie upcoming actor Chris Hemsworth (“Star Trek,” “A Perfect Getaway”).

Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Jaimie Alexander, Colm Feore and Samuel L. Jackson also star. Paramount will release the Kenneth Branagh-directed feature on May 20th 2011.