THOR Concept Art Of Unused Nornheim Realm - Home Of The Rock Trolls

THOR Concept Art Of Unused Nornheim Realm - Home Of The Rock Trolls

Conceptual illustrator Wil Rees, helped designed the fantastical worlds seen in Kenneth Branagh's 2011 film, Thor, like Jotunheim and Asgard. What you may not know, is that Rees also designed the Nornheim realm, aka home of the Rock Trolls. Come check it out.

Concept Art by Wil Rees

The Rock Trolls are a race of creatures led by Ulik, the Unstoppable Troll. As part of his quest to make himself look like the ultimate and greatest hero of Asgard, Loki sent his adoptive brother Thor to Nornheim, where Thor battled Ulik. Contrary to his plans went wrong, Loki was forced to aid his brother in activating Frostgrinder, the Troll equivalent of the Bifrost Bridge in order to escape, realizing Mangog was too powerful of an adversary. -

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"Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present the epic adventure, "Thor", which spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth), a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth by his father Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and is forced to live among humans. A beautiful, young scientist, Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), has a profound effect on Thor, as she ultimately becomes his first love. It’s while here on Earth that Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth."

THOR - was directed by Kenneth Branagh, from a screenplay written by Ashley Edward Miller, Zack Stentz and Don Payne. The film stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Colm Feore, Ray Stevenson, Idris Elba, Kat Dennings, Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins. The film pulled in $449.3 million at the worldwide box office, against a budget of $150 million.
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GamerKT - 1/2/2014, 4:52 PM
Invictor - 1/2/2014, 4:53 PM
Good lord, that's a lot of hard work he had to put into those illustrations even though it wasn't even featured in the film.
McNyagano - 1/2/2014, 4:54 PM
Dear Lawd, that looks glorious!! :D
thebearjew - 1/2/2014, 4:54 PM
it does look like endor
ThePowerCosmic - 1/2/2014, 4:58 PM
Hmmm wonder where it was supposed to fit in? Would love to see it in the future.
ALmazing - 1/2/2014, 4:58 PM
Shame, I wished they would have showed more realms in TTDW.
DEVLIN712 - 1/2/2014, 5:04 PM
That looks incredible, this one looks a lot like Yoda's swamp (Dagobah) in the Empire Strikes Back
Darkknight23 - 1/2/2014, 5:10 PM
How many of the 9 realms can anyone name without looking them up? I can only name 4 and thanx to this article I'm up to 5.
Humby - 1/2/2014, 5:16 PM
"Contrary to his plans went wrong, Loki was forced to aid his brother in activating Frostgrinder, the Troll equivalent of the Bifrost Bridge in order to escape, realizing Mangog was too powerful of an adversary."

...this makes absolutely no sense.
Humby - 1/2/2014, 5:17 PM
The artwork is pretty cool though.
Jollem - 1/2/2014, 5:22 PM
dagobah. pretty pictures
TheOneAboveAll - 1/2/2014, 5:23 PM
Uhh... The Forest Moon of Endor?
chewish - 1/2/2014, 5:25 PM
Where are all the Ewoks?
Interestein - 1/2/2014, 6:08 PM
marvel72 - 1/2/2014, 6:11 PM
awesome kirby artwork.
Niklander - 1/2/2014, 7:01 PM
@grif hey Dennings and lame ass jokes pay MARVEL's employees!!!LMAO so much potentials for the movies wasted on Dennings boobs but hey MARVEL can do whatever they want at this point
MegatronLP9 - 1/2/2014, 7:38 PM
This was used in the Thor video game..
gurugeorge - 1/2/2014, 8:14 PM
It's amazing how one panel of Kirby looks (for all its anatomical flaws lol) better than 90% of the stuff seen on this website or any other modern comic.

Nobody since him has expressed dynamic action and godly power in a static visual form as well as he did. Truly the King.
AztecRainGod - 1/2/2014, 8:51 PM
There was a lot of stuff that was haphazard about this movie. What was the point of the scene in Vanaheim?

Plus, that Vanaheim battle scene sucked. Even the Dwarves from the hobbit movie are better fighters than the Asgardians. They totally failed to portray Asgardians as what they are, superhuman/super skilled warriors.

I liked the movie, but it wasnt very Epic.
MightyZeus - 1/2/2014, 9:20 PM
Amazing concept art. Looks stunning.

Maybe in a future Thor film it'll be shown.
Namor - 1/2/2014, 10:31 PM
So thats where Ulik is from, ey? Thats bad assery!
loki668 - 1/2/2014, 11:49 PM
Hey now!

I must use this article to remember and pay homage to the original "Rock Troll".

batmanvsuperman - 1/3/2014, 12:52 AM
They still should show the trolls and elf's at some point the elf that made Thor's hammer
loki668 - 1/3/2014, 1:38 AM

You mean the dwarf who made Thor's hammer. His name is Eitri.

NovaCorpsFan - 1/3/2014, 4:25 AM

RetroFit - 1/3/2014, 6:45 AM
The Forest Moon of Dagobah!

Bring on Ulik in the sequel with Surtur and all the other realms. They need to stay away from Earth and have it take place in the other Asgardian realms more. But let me guess...Surtur will attack Earth because Marvel will want an excuse to show more Darcy and Assistant scenes because OMG they're so hilarious...


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