Thor: Ragnarok features Idris Elba’s Heimdall in his biggest MCU role yet, but even that doesn’t change the fact that the God of Thunder’s solo movie series wasted one of the greatest talents working in Hollywood today. Elba first signed on to play the character back in late 2009, a few years removed from his breakout turn in The Wire and shortly after filming the first season of the acclaimed BBC crime drama, Luther. He wasn’t exactly an A-lister back then, but the part still seemed pretty small for an up and coming star like Elba. He later revealed that he decided to ink the four picture deal after receiving a call from director Kenneth Branagh, who was ...

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