In this story, we are going to read about the Top 7 Characters From Mythology Featured in Movies.
Thor was the powerful god of thunder in Norse Mythology. He was the defender of gods and goddesses. Thor is played by Chris Hemsworth in the movies.
In the movie, he has blonde hair and groomed face but the mythical Thor had a bushy beard and red hair.In the movie is speaks Shakespearean speech but in mythology, he did not speak any English.
In the 2004 movie Troy, Brad Pitt played the role of Achilles. Achilles was the greatest Greek warrior and he was the leader of the Myrmidons.
There are several things in the movie that is different from what Homer wrote in Iliad. One of the primary things is the absence of Olympian gods.
In the 2004 movie Troy, Eric Bana played the role of Hector. Hector was the crown prince of Troy. He was the commander of the Trojan army.
In the movie, after slaughtering Hector, Achilles tied his corpse to his chariot and dragged him back to the Greek camp, the disrespect was authentic but the desecration is worse in the actual text.
Loki is the god of Norse Mythology and is referred to as a trickster for not being entirely good or evil. In Marvel movies, Loki played by Tom Hiddleston.
In Movies he was portrayed as being stubborn about taking over Earth and displacing the ruler of Asgard. But in the original Norse stories, Loki had no such ambition.
The 2010 movie Clash of Titans concentrates on Zeus’s son Perseus, who has to protect the world from the god of the underworld, Hades.
Greek god Hercules has several inaccuracies compared to what was portrayed in Disney Hercules. In the movie, he is the son of Zeus and Hera.
In the mythology, he is the son of Zeus and a mortal woman. In the film, he becomes a god after saving Meg, but in myth, he needs to complete 12 labours to be a god
Leonidas was a king of Sparta and the 17th of the Agiad line. Again is a dynasty which claimed to be decent from the demigod Cadmus and Heracles.
Director Zack Snyder’s epic movie 300 focuses on the story of Leonidas. In the movie the king of Sparta along with his force of 300 men battles against the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 BC