This would be in the upcoming Thor movie, you understand. Penny Arcade’s about as concerned as I am (my worries about the movie are concentrating on the levels of suck being threatened by the trailer); in fact, I think that this is pretty Much Ado About Nothing.
See what I did there? Yeah, I referenced a past Kenneth Branagh that had a traditionally-white dude’s part being played by a black dude – and I did it in a way to maximize my earning potential. That’s some high-end mercenary blogging there, people; you should be flattered.
*It’s funny; I first wrote that title out as “Heimdall’s African-American, huh?” – only to realize that there is no possible way that that particular description would be accurate.