The Oscar winner, Natalie Portmanmakes his big return to the MCU with Thor: Love and Thunderfourth solo installment of the Norse god of thunder, and the second directed by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok).
From the start of the marketing campaign of Love and ThunderPortman stole all eyes with her characterization as a new Mighty Thor, mainly due to her physical transformation for the role, and now, she does it again with the release of a new promotional image, in which she appears sitting on a throne right away from Tessa Thompsonwho resumes her role, now, as the Valkyrie Queen.
Both will team up with Thor (Chris Hemsworth) in his confrontation with the film’s main villain, Gorr the God Butcher, played by Christian Bale.
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“The film finds Thor (Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he has ever faced: a search for inner peace. But his retreat is interrupted by a galactic assassin known as Gorr the God Butcher (Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of the Valkyrie Queen (Thompson), Korg (Waititi), and his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Portman), who, to Thor’s surprise, inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjölnir, as the Mighty Thor. . Together, they embark on a harrowing cosmic adventure to unravel the mystery of the Butcher God’s revenge and stop him before it’s too late.”
In addition to Portman, Thompson, Hemsworth and Bale, the cast is made up of Jamie Alexander as Lady Sif, Waititi lending his voice to Korg, and straight from Guardians of the Galaxythey arrive Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Karen GillanBradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket, and Vin Diesel like Groot’s voice.
New faces include Bale’s debut in the MCU, and Russell Crowe like the god Zeus. On the other hand, the return of Tom Hiddleston as Loki was ruled out.
The script of Love and Thunder was carried out by Waititi and Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (Someone Great, Unpregnant).
Thor: Love and Thunder of Marvel Studios and Disney, will be released in theaters on July 7, 2022 in Mexico, the next day in the United Statesand is part of Phase 4 of the MCU.