Idris Elba as Heimdall in Thor: The Dark World


Fun fact: No special effects were required while filming Heimdall’s part in the Thor movies. Idris Elba is an actual god.

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This is a photo of Idris freakin’ Elba in a goddamn Viking helmet wearing a shirt that has the Oscar Wilde quote “I have nothing to declare but my genius”.

This is a glorious fucking photo.

"There has been a big debate about it: can a black man play a Nordic character?" he told TV Times. "Hang about, Thor’s mythical, right? Thor has a hammer that flies to him when he clicks his fingers. That’s OK, but the colour of my skin is wrong?"