The last time fans saw Thor, he was boarding a spaceship for an adventure along with the Guardians of the Galaxy. A running joke throughout Infinity War and Endgame was the battle for supremacy between Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord and Chris Hemsworth’s God of Thunder. As first revealed by The Hollywood Reporter, it appears that friendly rivalry will continue as the MCU moves forward.
Pratt will reportedly have a role to play in the fourth installment of the Thor franchise. Previously, rumors 4 all members of the Guardians appearing in Thor 4. However, this news is the first confirmation of those appearances. At this time, it is not known how big of a role Pratt’s Star-Lord will play in the events of the film. He joins Tessa Thompson, who is returning as Valkyrie, and writer/director Taika Waititi, who will also reprise his role of Korg.
The news will undoubtedly be met with jubilation from Marvel fans. Many took to social media following Endgame to fantasize about what the “Asgardians of the Galaxy” team would look like.
The fourth film in the Thor franchise sees the return of Natalie Portman as Jane Foster. Additionally, Waititi confirms the actress will also take on the mantle of Thor within the events of the film at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Chris Hemsworth will also return as the Son of Odin. Additionally, reports claim Ford v. Ferrari star Christian Bale will play an intergalactic villain in the film. Moreover, the film will reportedly feature the Guardians of the Galaxy and Korg as well. Thor: Love and Thunder is due to shoot in Australia this January
The Loki Disney+ series will reportedly release sometime between now and the film’s release. However, it is unknown whether or not the series will connect with Thor: Love and Thunder.
Up next for Pratt is the recently-wrapped Jurassic World: Dominion. The actor last appeared in Pixar’s Onward alongside Tom Holland and will return for James Gunn’s third Guardians of the Galaxy. Additionally, the actor will appear alongside Chines actor Wu Jing in the upcoming film Saigon Bodyguards.
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Thor: Love and Thunder hits theaters on February 11th, 2022.
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