Thor: Love and Thunder might bid farewell to one of many unique saviors inherent to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, whereas Chris Hemsworth’s God of Thunder might swing his ultimate blow and take his ultimate bow (earlier than passing on the hammer to Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster), his exit might lay the muse for a number of new narratives.
The movie might function a bridge — linking the outdated to the brand new. While followers say goodbye to the God of Thunder’s emotionally fraught saga, the movie might reportedly introduce 5 utterly new tales. Let’s break down the person potentialities based mostly on insider studies and narrative plausibility.
1. The A-Force
With each Valkyrie and Mighty Thor set to characteristic within the God of Thunder’s upcoming installment, it goes with out saying that the film will start to trace on the formation of the A-Force.
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Captain Marvel (or Valkyrie) will possible come to assemble a fierce group of feminine superheroes and warriors prepped to fight intergalactic threats. With two of the group’s presumed members in a single movie, the A-Force is bound to return into focus because the narrative unfolds.
2. The Fantastic Four
Rumor has is that Galactus’ Herald, the Silver Surfer, might make an look in Thor: Love and Thunder, serving as one of many movie’s main or secondary antagonists. If such is true, the movie will present a doorway to Galactus — the devourer of worlds — and the household of explorers who develop intimately aware of each characters within the comics.
While it’s unlikely that Hercules will serve a serious position in Thor: Love and Thunder, the character might characteristic in a post-credits scene, establishing the idea for a complete trilogy (or extra) within the MCU. According to We Got This Covered, Marvel Studios is eyeing Jai Courtney (A Good Day to Die Hard, Terminator: Genisys) for the position in Thor: Love and Thunder.
4. The X-Men (by way of Starsharks)
Though particular members of mutantkind might not seem within the MCU’s Thor: Love and Thunder, a species inherent to the X-Men narratives might. ScreenRant notes that director Taika Waititi plans to incorporate Starsharks within the subsequent Thor film. So, what are Starksharks? They’re an alien race that first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #162. They characteristic alongside Xavier’s mutant squad all through the 1980s. Thus, the MCU might start to take small steps towards a bigger mutant introduction by way of Love and Thunder.
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5. Beta Ray Bill
Rumor has it that Beta Ray Bill might be coming into the MCU by way of Love and Thunder. As one of many solely different characters able to wielding Thor’s hammer, it’s simple to think about a story by which Jane Foster (Mighty Thor) and Beta Ray Bill go on to battle side-by-side following Thor’s departure.
Not to say, Thor and Bill go on to boast a brotherly bond (after a bodily confrontation). Their bond could possibly be the idea for brand new interpersonal dynamics within the upcoming movie (particularly with Loki now gone). Thus, the film might work to spell out a future collection for Beta Ray Bill and his go-to weapon within the comics, Stormbreaker.