Disney+ Thor: Love and Thunder US has confirmed that three episodes of Marvel Studios: Legends dedicated to the main characters of Thor: Love and Thunder will be released tomorrow. This release has been completely surprising and unexpected for many fans and viewers. After all, these Marvel Studios: Legends episodes were not on the July 2022 release list on the streaming platform. Be that as it may, the episodes will be available tomorrow in the catalogue.
Although Thor: Love and Thunder the Mouse House has not revealed which characters will be central to the episodes of Marvel Studios: Legends, it is reasonable to think that the great protagonist of Thor: Love and Thunder will have his own chapter on Disney +. We are obviously talking about the Asgardian god of Chris Hemsworth. On the other hand, we could almost confirm that Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who will be presented as Goddess of Thunder, will also have her individual chapter. And the same will happen with Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), since she is now the ruler of New Asgard.
Last May, Disney+ made a similar move by releasing episodes of Marvel Studios: Legends in preparation for the premiere of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Those starred Doctor Strange, Wong, and Scarlet Witch. The same is going to happen now with Thor: Love and Thunder and it will serve as a great prelude to the premiere of Taika Waititi's new movie. A movie that looks very good and will hit theaters next week.
Thor: Love and Thunder episodes will give viewers the opportunity to relive the most iconic moments of these heroes during the Infinity Saga. The journey of the Asgardian god has been tremendous, from the loss of his parents to the war with his stepbrother Loki. We can all live it and relive it tomorrow on Disney +.
Thor is one of the few original Avengers that remains active, so his return in Love and Thunder has become one of the most anticipated events by Marvel fans. After appearing in seven tapes of the production company, the God of Thunder will return to the screens on July 8. If you want to have his story fresh before going to the movies, you should take a look at these movies.
Obviously, if you want to keep up with everything that has happened with Thor so far, you can't miss the three movies he stars in: Thor, The Dark World, and Ragnarok. Still, we have to warn you that the character's first two films are pretty forgettable (and boring), so we recommend that if you can live without knowing all the details about Thor, jump right into Ragnarok. This film is from the same director as Love and Thunder, so it probably has a lot in common with it.
Taika Waititi, the director of the upcoming Marvel Studios movie Thor: Love and Thunder, talks about what the God of Thunder really needs in the movie.
In an interview for The New York Times, Waititi discussed Thor's approach and the Asgardian's motivations for his next film.
Waititi also discussed how, despite Thor's desire to have a partner, the love story of Thor: Love and Thunder would upset audience expectations.
Taika Waititi also talked about the possibility of further exploring other MCU characters, such as a fan favorite Korg, and even commented on a possible spin-off focused on Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie, who has taken on a different role than usual as a new Asgardian queen.
Aside from Valkyrie's new role, Thor: Love and Thunder will also give other MCU stars their own new roles. Natalie Portman reprises her role as Jane Foster, who will carry a Mjolnir along with the powers of Thor. Recently, Portman talked about her character transformation and how they made her look 10 inches taller in Thor 4.
Thor: Love and Thunder also marks the debut of Christina Bale as Gorr, the Butcher of Gods in the MCU, "probably the best villain Marvel has ever had" according to the film's director Taika Waititi. This character from the comics is an alien who is dedicated to hunting gods throughout the universe. The latter includes the Zeus-led Greek pantheon starring Russel Crowe, who also makes his MCU debut with the film's premiere.
Thor: Love and Thunder (Thor 4) opens on July 8, there is nothing left for us to enjoy the 29th UCM movie and that is why tickets to see it are already on sale in Spain.
The first installment of Avengers tells how the God of Thunder joined this team of superheroes, and also shows the beginning of the rivalry between Thor and his brother Loki, a theme that has become a constant in the history of the hero and also in the Marvel movies. For this, and much more, Avengers is one of the most essential tapes of the UCM.
There is little more than a week left until we can enjoy the fourth installment of Marvel's Nordic God in "Thor: Love and Thunder", a film that has given much to talk about in recent days and that promises to be crowned the best of the character . If you are looking forward to seeing it as much as we are, at Zavvi we have found a large number of products with very interesting offers.
There are not a few products that we have been able to see about the four films that Thor has, but without a doubt the t-shirts have managed to offer spectacular designs, and also in Zavvi we can take two for only 28 euros. In the store we can find designs like this t-shirt with the name of Thor and his characteristic Mjölnir. But we can also choose another similar design but with the face of the King of Asgard instead of his hammer.
We can even find other designs that are spectacular from Infinity War, where we can see Thor with his characteristic lightning bolts. But we can also take home a design of one of the most unforgettable fights in the entire UCM in which Thor faced Hulk in the "Thor: Ragnarök" movie.
Natalie Portman is an actress, director, producer and even a writer of children's books who throughout her career has participated in several productions that are considered cinematographic and has received numerous awards, including an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in the film "Black Swan" (2010).
Even so, what many may not remember is that in 2011 she participated in "Thor", one of the first films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), but after playing the character of Jane Foster in "Thor: The Dark World" (2013) she had not participated in that franchise again.
All that changes now with "Thor: Love and Thunder", the new installment of the MCU directed by Taika Waititi in which Portman returns to embody Jane Foster, who is now a superhero with the powers of Thor. Here the actress tells us about her experience returning to the MCU and finally playing a superhero.
I was very excited to work “Thor” (2011) with Kenneth Branagh in a great superhero movie, especially since it was inspired by Norse mythology.
It seemed to me that someone who comes from the theater of Shakespeare would make a very interesting version. And then Thor took off in an unexpected direction with Taika leading the way. It was very exciting to go back to the same kind of world, but under a completely different lens.
At Zavvi we find some very interesting offers on the Thor movies. We can take the collection of the entire Phase 3 of the UCM with a good discount to enjoy each of the films, in addition the first Spider-Man tape is included. But, if we prefer, we can also take the complete collection of Thor movies for only 42.49 euros.
We also have the possibility of getting the different films of the Nordic God individually for 18.49 euros each, since we can take the first tape of "Thor", "Thor: the dark world", and also "Thor: Ragnarök" . And all of them are in 4K so that we can enjoy the best quality.
Natalie Portman premiered Thor: The Dark World in 2013 and left Marvel without looking back. She didn't appear in Thor: Ragnarok -although there is a tiny mention that her relationship with the God of Thunder didn't go well- and she wouldn't have appeared in Thor: Love and Thunder either if it wasn't for the director's power of conviction, Taika Waititi. He knew there was a great story to be told about Jane Foster, and when she put her mind to it, Ella Portman returned to the screen's most famous cinematic universe.
During her speech at the press conference for the fourth installment of Thor, Love and Thunder, the actress explained how she has changed her vision of the world of superheroes over the years. She no longer has anything to do with the movies that she used to do the first times she played Jane Foster and she confesses that she saw what she was offered to appear in the new installment of the UCM as a great opportunity.
Portman has never publicly spoken ill of Marvel, but in 2011 The Hollywood Reporter published the differences that had arisen between the actress and the studio. When she signed on to appear in the Thor sequel, The Dark World, she did so because Patty Jenkins was the director and she wanted to push the female vision in the genre - it was going to be the first superhero movie directed by a woman. Following Jenkins's departure from the project, Portman was disappointed, and as she was contemplating leaving acting temporarily to take care of her family, she believed it was the perfect time for her.
Years later, Taika Waititi came to Marvel. He knew very well what he wanted to do and for that he needed Jane Foster. "Are you interested in coming back but doing something completely different?" he asked the actress. Some of what he presented to him would please Portman, which we will be able to see on the big screen starting on July 8 with the premiere of Thor: Love and Thunder.
In Thor: Love and Thunder, the protagonist of Annihilation dons the costume of Mighty Thor and takes command of Mjölnir. A unique moment for the audience and also for her, who experienced it as something surreal. "It was wild [putting on the Thor suit], after seeing Chris wear it for so many years and then trying the version on myself. Putting on the bracers, boots and everything was pretty surreal the first time," she says.
To bring to life the heroine of the new studio film, Natalie Portman has undergone intense training. Like her classmates, she has taken up weightlifting to take on the presence that only people with superpowers have. This has led him to admire much more what Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, Valkyrie, do in the film. "I see all the work that goes into it and I don't think I was aware when I was the girl in the first installment.
I didn't see everything that was going on behind the scenes. Now I've gotten into the choreography, the training and all that. It's three times as much work as I did before", he assures at the press conference.
All set, therefore, for Natalie Portman's big-door return to the MCU as Jane Foster, now also known as Mighty Thor, in Thor: Love and Thunder. In theaters July 8.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe will introduce one of the most powerful villains in comics: Gorr the butcher god. This character became extremely heartless and cruel when he lost his family to the hunger and thirst that afflicts his people. He made the decision to eliminate the gods that ruled his planet and stole the All-Black sword.
Since then, Gorr has been hunting the gods of the universe and only Thor and his team can stop him. This is the premise behind “Thor: Love and Thunder”, the fourth film in the god of thunder franchise.
It will hit theaters on July 8, 2022 and just days after its premiere, Marvel has shared new material. The character played by Christian Bale finally speaks and refers to all the suffering that Thor has experienced.
“Thor, I know your pain, your suffering, your loss. You can't protect them,” Gorr is heard saying. In turn, the advance reveals the reason why Thor visits Olympus: to form an army of gods to face him.
However, in the following images we never see Zeus or other gods fighting alongside the Norse god. For this reason, it is believed that the only ones who join his adventure are Jane Foster, Valkyrie, Korg and the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Thor: Love & Thunder director Taika Waititi is working on a Star Wars movie, but he still doesn't know when or if it will finally be made.
During an interview with The New York Times, Waititi explained what he is currently working on, after the upcoming Thor sequel.
Waititi's next Star Wars movie was first announced in 2020, but we've heard very little about the project since then.
While we know the movie will fit his signature style, there hasn't been anything in the way of official announcements, and not even a hint as to what the movie will be. What we do know is that it will be a completely stand-alone movie, with no trilogies or Skywalker stories involved.
The next Star Wars movie is expected to hit theaters in late 2023, but it seems that's not set in stone: "Yes. Well, not in 2023, but in late 2023," said the head of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy. "We haven't closed anything."
Considering Waititi's unique style, it makes sense to think of this film as a standalone. After all, it's easier to sell a wacky caper in the Star Wars universe than a wacky version of an established story.
But even if it doesn't get done, Waititi has planned for that too. "I'm also fine with taking six months off and hanging out with my kids," he said.
Still, the idea of a Taika Waititi Star Wars movie is promising. He's already had hit after hit with What We Do in the Shadows, not to mention his Marvel movies with Thor: Ragnarok and Thor: Love & Thunder.
After a June with few releases, it could be said that July presents a wide billboard with different options for lovers of drama, action, superheroes and animated films. And although these releases will compete with new titles from platforms such as Persuasion or Netflix's The Gray Man, they are also a good alternative to leaving home and enjoying a while in movie theaters.
The sequel to the 2015 film and the fifth installment in the Despicable Me universe. This new film transports us to the 70's. There, a young Gru with the help of his faithful minions Minions, will do everything possible to prove to a group of super villains called "The Super Six" that he is evil enough to join to them.
The film features the voices of Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, Taraji P. Henson, Julie Andrews, Michelle Yeoh, among others. In some European countries as well as in Latin America, it premiered on June 30, while it will arrive in the rest of the countries on July 1.
The expected fourth installment of the god of thunder. In it, the hero embarks on a journey in search of inner peace, but these plans will be threatened by the appearance of a galactic assassin known as Gorr, the Butcher of the Gods. In order to stop him before it's too late, he must enlist the help of Valkyrie, Korg, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Jane Foster, who has become a powerful hero.
Directed by Taika Waititi and starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale and Tessa Thompson, Thor: Love and Thunder is scheduled for release on July 7.
What do you remember about your work on the first “Thor” movie? It was amazing to work with such great talents like Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston in the early days of their Marvel characters. Seeing actors before the world sees them is something special and incredible, especially when it comes to actors of that caliber. So that was wonderful. Then working with Kat Dennings and Stellan Skarsgård, who I worked with the most on the film, was a lot of fun as they have such a special energy.
It's amazing to see Chris's talent. He has great agility to move from very serious scenes to extreme comedy. He has extraordinary comedic talent. He is very quick in his mind to change things, take in information, react in a creative way and come up with new ideas. He is very committed to his work and works very hard, and it is really very impressive to see him work. I always have to remind myself that I have to act on the scene and not just watch.
In previous movies, Jane was a scientist who needed help and was saved by Thor, but in this movie she is looking for her own solutions and following her own path. She's fighting alongside Thor and they're teaming up, but Jane is blazing her own trail, which is very exciting.
Taika came to my house to chat because I hadn't been at Marvel for a while. When he explained to me how Jane would become the Mighty Thor, he fascinated me to think what that experience would be like. Working on the film was a really exciting challenge because there was a lot of improvisation and Taika really makes you work.
First things first: When can we enjoy 'Thor: Love and Thunder' in our main theater? To answer this question, we have to take a tour of the calendar lurches so common in recent years, since its original release date, announced during the 2019 Comic-Con, was set for November 5, 2021.
Little more than half a year later, Marvel Studios moved the film to February 18, 2022. Later, after a thorough remodeling of the Disney grill that sent it to May 6 of this year, 'Love and Thunder' returned to be delayed one last time, its final date being July 8, 2022 —and it seems that, now, there is no room for last surprises.
As usually happens in these cases, the cast of 'Thor: Love and Thunder' will be made up of a combination of usual faces, old acquaintances and new additions. For the time being, of course, we can expect the return of Chris Hemsworth as Thor —which, according to Taika Waititi at the press conference prior to the premiere, is more Hemsworth than ever—and that of Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, who will continue with the cumbersome and late process of LGTBIQ+ visibility in the MCU after what was seen in 'Eternals'.
Joining them will be regulars from the Marvel franchise like Chris Pratt, who will play his Star-Lord from 'Guardians of the Galaxy', as well as Vin Diesel, who will repeat as the voice of Groot. Along with them, according to Deadline, Jamie Alexander would again put himself in the shoes of Sif and Karen Gillan would do the same as Nebula and Matt Damon would come by to make a cameo similar to that of 'Thor: Ragnarok' – like Melissa McCarthy and Luke Hemsworth.
Regarding the signings, Christian Bale will serve as Gorr the Butcher of Gods, the villain of the role, while Russel Crowe will be dropped to play Zeus in another cameo. Although, of course, most of the focus is on the return of Natialie Portman not only as Jane Foster, but as the new Goddess of Thunder.
As far as the director's seat is concerned, Taika Waititi will be in charge of re-occupying it after his fantastic work in 'Thor: Ragnarok', in which he perfectly combined the sense of adventure necessary in a production of this cut with that sense of the comedy that has proven to dominate in productions such as 'What we do in the shadows' —both the series and the movie–, 'The Conchords' or 'Eagle vs Shark'.
In this way, the winner of the Oscar for best screenplay adapted by the charming 'Jojo Rabbit' will once again be under the command of the Disney Factory after the aforementioned 'Ragnarok', the short films 'Team Thor' and 'Team Darryl' and the fantastic eighth chapter of 'The Mandalorian', entitled 'Redemption'.
As I always say, cinema is a collaborative medium, and without a good team behind him, Waititi would be nothing short of handcuffed. For this reason, to shape the script for 'Thor: Love and Thunder', the New Zealander has teamed up with screenwriter Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, scribe for the Sweet/Vicious series and the feature film 'Someone Special', and producer of the series ' Hawkeye' for Disney+.
Just as surprising is the choice of Barry Baz Idoine as cinematographer. As DOP, he only has credits in the feature film 'Lone Wolf Survival Kit' and in a good handful of episodes of 'The Mandalorian' —which is not a small thing, but when we take a look at his work in the camera department, the thing it gets more interesting, finding titles like 'The Master', 'Wells of Ambition', 'The Vice of Power', 'Rogue One', 'True Detective', 'Traffic' or 'Syriana'. Experience on set, of course, is not lacking.
On the other hand, the editing will be carried out by the veteran Maryann Brandon, nominated for an Oscar for her work on 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and responsible for titles such as 'Super 8', both parts of 'Venom', the two 'Star Trek' directed by J.J. Abrams with whom he maintains a close professional relationship or the animated films 'How to train your dragon' and 'Kung Fu Panda 2'.
The production design will be in the hands of Nigel Phelps, a professional accustomed to big productions who has credits to his credit in 'Pearl Harbor', 'The Island', 'World War Z', 'Troy', 'Pokémon: Detective Pikachu' or the second and third installments of Michael Bay's 'Transformers' saga. Of course, the show is guaranteed.