Clark Gregg has been slated to join the cast for "Thor". According to Variety, the actor who plays Agent Coulson in "Iron Man" and forthcoming "Iron Man 2" will additionally reprise his role for the Kenneth Branagh-directed movie.
Coulson is an agent of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement, and Logistics Division (S.H.I.E.L.D). S.H.I.E.L.D director Nick Fury, who is played by Samuel L. Jackson, has also been set to make multiple appearances, one of which will be in "The Avengers".
Before widely known for his role in "Iron Man", Clark Gregg has had supporting roles in films such as "Lovely & Amazing", "In Good Company" and "The Human Stain". He has also guest starred in several TV series including "Will & Grace", "Sports Night", "Sex and the City" and "The West Wing". Most recently, he played in 2009 film "500 Days of Summer" as Vance.
"Thor" is an epic adventure that spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. The story centers on Chris Hemsworth's Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior, who is cast down to Earth due to his reckless actions, but he later learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of Asgard tries to invade Earth. It is planned to be premiered in the U.S. on May 6, 2011.