Hopkins will play Odin, the king of Asgard and the father of Thor and Loki reports Mike Fleming.
Chris Hemsworth will play Thor, and Tom Hiddelston plays Loki. The movie will be directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Natalie Portman is also set to play Thor’s love interest, Jane Foster.
The script comes from Mark Protosevich and Zack Stentz & Ashley Miller.
The Mighty Thor is a powerful but arrogant warrior of Asgard, but after his reckless actions reignite an ancient war, his father banishes him to Earth to live among humans. He learns the meaning of heroism when he stands tall as his arch enemy from home sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.