In 2011's Thor, played Volstagg, a member of the Warriors Three and big fan of food and fighting. Stevenson will be returning for Thor: The Dark World and the British actor spoke to Speakeasy about what to expect from the superhero sequel. When asked how Asgard has changed since the last outing, he responded:
In the first Thor, Asgard had this tremendous peace among the 9 realms. They were riding at the heights. Everything is working and looking as it should be. In this one, the realms are being whipped up into various rebellions. There is a darker malignant force out there and we are in the process of engaging in long protracted skirmishes and battles. The luster and shine of the city has been taken off and it all leads to a huge assault, an attack at the heart of Asgard. It could be completely wiped out, the stakes are a lot higher.
Considering that Volstagg is one of Thor's most trusted comrades, it looks like he'll have to lay some serious smack down in The Dark World. He also revealed what to expect from the rotund warrior this time out:
He’s great on a battlefield. He is one of the warriors three and doing what they do, their time is spent fighting on many different fronts. They’re not always fighting together. Volstagg is struggling, he has a brood, they are fighting for hearth and home as much as for the idea of Asgard itself. That’s where he has trouble. He's all too aware of how potentially threatening this new enemy is on both the home front and the battlefield
Bring on the carnage.
Thor: The Dark World lands in theaters November 8th.