Thor: Love and Thunder is rapidly changing into one among Marvel’s most intriguing tasks, and now, returning star Tessa Thompson has teased much more surprises to return. In a current interview, the actress not solely confirms her function as King of Asgard within the upcoming sequel, but in addition means that much more characters from the broader MCU may present up.
“Yeah. I can tease that she’s positively King of New Asgard once we discover her. And as was the case within the final 4, I’d say that she’s part of an journey that concerned Thor, within the sense that it is known as Thor: Love and Thunder. And I might say there’s some cool stuff happening. We’ve some new characters; we’ve got some people doubtlessly from different pockets of the MCU. After which we’ve got some people, perhaps, that we have seen earlier than.”
In the course of the finale of final 12 months’s Avengers: Endgame, Thor appoints Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie because the King of Asgard, the dominion of which now resides on Earth. Whereas Thor: Love and Thunder will present Valkyrie on this royal function, it sounds she is going to nonetheless discover time to get away and take part with the most recent journey.
Thor: Love and Thunder is starting to look an increasing number of like a serious Marvel occasion, with a number of members of the Guardians of the Galaxy set to affix each the Asgardian within the sequel. Chris Pratt has already been confirmed to be returning as Star-Lord, with rumors now circulating that the likes of Vin Diesel, Idris Elba and Jaimie Alexander can even return as Groot, Heimdall and Woman Sif respectively.
Thompson’s feedback actually vibe with current experiences, which have indicated that Thor: Love and Thunder will probably be lots like an unofficial Avengers film; “In January, Taika Waititi’s sequel Thor: Love and Thunder is beginning its Australian shoot with a sprawling solid assembling for what one insider is likening to “an Avengers 5 really feel,” because of its ensemble.” So, the burning query is, which different Marvel characters will be a part of proceedings?
Whereas sure components of the plot stay tightly below wraps, returning star Natalie Portman can’t cease revealing that she will probably be suiting up as The Mighty Thor within the film. Throughout a current interview, the actress confirmed that she has been in Australia for a while because the manufacturing gears as much as start filming, and, whereas discussing her coaching for the function and the way a lot she is aware of in regards to the upcoming film, Portman made it crystal clear that she will probably be taking on a sure superhero mantle. “No. Little or no, simply making an attempt to coach to appear like an motion determine….Sure, The Mighty Thor,” she teased earlier than doubling down. “The Jane Foster Thor is named The Mighty Thor.”
However it’s not simply Portman, with Tessa Thompson having additionally declared her pleasure over “seeing a girl wield the hammer.” Whereas discussing the film throughout an look at ACE Comedian Con, Thompson went on to say that “Natalie’s already getting buff and I will educate her my trick about grunting. Let me textual content her now about that, really. [laughs] I am actually trying ahead to the following section, I believe it is going to be an thrilling one.”
A number of particulars concerning Thor: Love and Thunder had been revealed on the current Disney Investor Day, most intriguing of which is The Darkish Knight star Christian Bale’s function because the villain. The Oscar winner will painting the formidable Gorr the God Butcher in Love and Thunder, an extra-terrestrial whose hatred of the gods leads him on a revenge mission throughout time and area.
Sadly, audiences should wait a short time earlier than seeing how all of the items match collectively, with Thor: Love and Thunder presently scheduled to hit theaters on February 18, 2022. This involves us from The Playlist.