Taika Waititi and Tessa Thompson Update Fans on ‘Thor: Love And Thunder’ and Reflect on ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ in Instagram Live Chat

by Jeremy Spirogis
Taika Waititi and Tessa Thompson

While underneath quarantine lockdown, celebrities have been using social media platforms as an alternative to conventional interview alternatives to maintain followers up to date on their numerous tasks. Pairs like Reese Whitherspoon and rapper Offset participated in a joint Instagram dwell to talk about their new reveals on the streaming service Quibi to the delight of followers. The newest duo to observe the pattern are Tessa Thompson and Taika Waititi.

Taika Waititi and Tessa Thompson
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The two gave followers just a few issues to sit up for in Thor: Love And Thunder. They additionally reminisced on their time working collectively on Thor: Ragnarok and revealed some behind the scenes moments. 

Taika Waititi and Tessa Thompson give just a few particulars on ‘Thor: Love And Thunder’ In Instagram Live Chat

On Thursday, Apr. 9, Waititi hosted an Instagram dwell screening get together for his movie, Thor: Ragnarok. During the viewing, he stunned followers with a joint dialog with Thompson, who stars as Valkyrie within the movie. Thompson logged onto the dwell chat proper as her character within the movie made her entrance. Together, Waititi and Thompson spilled just a few beans in regards to the extremely anticipated fourth installment of the franchise.

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Thompson revealed that there’s a script for the movie and that she’s learn the newest draft. Waititi confirmed, explaining that they’re at the moment within the fourth or fifth model of the script draft for Thor: Love And Thunder.

Waititi additionally mentioned that Love And Thunder gained’t be a “run-of-the-mill” film. Instead, he mentioned the route has shifted. “It’s like 10-year-olds told us what should be in a movie and we said yes to every single thing,” he mentioned.

Taika Waititi and Tessa Thompson talked about engaged on ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and cooked throughout their dwell chat

Thompson and Waititi additionally mirrored on their expertise filming Thor: Ragnarok and revealed that Thompson’s first scene within the movie was the final scene they shot. Waititi described filming circumstances of the day, admitting they had been on a sizzling island surrounded by mud.

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Another factor Thompson gushed about what that she lately discovered early sketches of what her character would appear like. Waititi revealed there have been a number of concepts of how the character could be delivered to life on movie and that he was very concerned throughout display exams to create the ultimate search for Valkyrie. Thompson additionally hesitantly admitted that after throughout the filming of Thor: Ragnarok, she had a drink earlier than doing a stunt to calm her nerves. 

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Throughout the chat, they made small discuss how they had been dealing with quarantine. During the dwell, they had been each getting ready dinner. Thompson was in her kitchen cooking a stir fry dish whereas Waititi revealed he was cooking a rack of lamb with potatoes. They joked about Waititi’s kids who made noise throughout their dialog.

What else do followers already learn about ‘Thor: Love And Thunder?’

Fans discovered at Comic-Con that Valkyrie will likely be looking for her queen, which makes her one of many first LGBTQ characters within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was additionally found that although Waititi’s character Korg is homosexual within the comics, he won’t have a love curiosity within the sequel movie.  

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Deadline reported that Waititi defined why the choice was made. Waititi mentioned his character mentioned he gained’t have a romantic curiosity within the sequel as a result of he was “deeply in love and lost that love along the line” and that Korg “doesn’t feel brave enough to find love again.” 

Despite the absence of a love curiosity, Korg’s Kronan tradition will likely be explored extra in Thor: Love And Thunder. 

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