Much of the world is on pause right now, but Marvel Phase 4 is still rolling. Taika Waititi and Tessa Thompson dropped a few Thor: Love and Thunder details on Instagram!
Waititi held a live screening party of Thor: Ragnarok, and promised to have special guests. The first person up was Tessa Thompson. She confirms there is a script for Thor: Love and Thunder, which she has read. Waititi jumps in and reveals there are actually about four or five scripts.
He continues to drop that Chris Hemsworth will return as Thor, and Natalie Portman will reprise her role as Jane Foster. He also states she will become a “Thor” in her own right. Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie will learn the ropes on how to rule Asgard. Valkyrie will also be on the search for a queen to join her side. Valkyrie is one of the first LGBTQ characters in the MCU.
Waititi will be handling double duty in this film as the director, and portraying Korg. Korg won’t have a romantic interest, but more will be revealed about the Kronan culture. Also, the Starsharks from the comics will appear in the film.
Thor: Love and Thunder will hit theaters On February 18, 2022.