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Brian Blessed cast as Odin in Thor? June 2nd, 2009

Bleed­ing Cool report that British actor Brian Blessed has been cast as the chief Nordic God, Odin, in Ken­neth Branagh’s Thor adap­ta­tion. Odin is also Thor and Loki’s father.

A good com­par­i­son between Blessed and his new role can be made via the Flash movie, wherein he played the King of the Hawk Men:

And in video: