‘Thor 4’: People Are Desperate for a Phil Coulson Name-Drop

by Jeremy Spirogis

Avengers: Endgame was the top of the highway for most of the unique Marvel Avengers, however Thor wasn’t considered one of them.

Taika Waititi is returning to jot down and direct the fourth Thor film, Thor: Love and Thunder, and Marvel followers expect fairly a bit from it. Currently, not a lot is understood concerning the film, however elsewhere within the MCU, chess items are falling into place that will enable Agents of SHIELD to actually be a part of the MCU by means of Thor: Love and Thunder.

While the present is a part of the MCU, there’s some debate about how linked the present really is with the MCU, because the motion pictures not often point out occasions within the present.

But, with the following Thor film, Marvel can do exactly that by name-dropping Phil Coulson.

A recap of ‘Agents of SHIELD’ 

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Before Marvel determined to go all-in on Marvel TV reveals through Disney+, Agents of SHIELD was the largest TV present within the MCU. The present lately ended after seven seasons, and there’s lots to unpack. After being killed by Loki in The Avengers, Nick Fury revives Phil Coulson within the first season of Agents of SHIELD. Lots occurs afterwards, however Coulson ultimately died once more. 

That stated, Coulson ultimately comes again once more, however this time he’s a robotic. While Coulson is a robotic, he’s a really superior robotic that has all of Coulson’s recollections. He helps the opposite brokers save the world within the ultimate season of the present, and afterwards, he will get an opportunity to discover the world in addition to himself.

That’s the place the present ends, however that will not be the top of Coulson’s story.

How ‘Thor’ connects with ‘Agents of SHIELD’ 

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Like Marvel followers on Reddit talked about, Sif, who was within the first two Thor motion pictures, really had a serious function in Agents of SHIELD. She appeared in a handful of episodes and he or she helped the SHIELD brokers of their time of want.

Sif was additionally performed by the identical actress in each the flicks and the present, and this reality lends credence to the concept the present and the MCU are very linked.

That being stated, resulting from some scheduling conflicts, Jaimie Alexander, the actress who performs Sif, couldn’t movie for Thor: RagnarokAvengers: Infinity War, or Avengers: Endgame.

However, as MCU followers stated, Sif is certainly nonetheless alive within the MCU and in reality, she’ll in all probability have a task in Loki. But, whereas Marvel followers are joyful that she’s nonetheless within the MCU, Marvel followers additionally need her to be the bridge between Agents of SHIELD and the MCU through the following Thor film.

Marvel followers need Sif to say Phil Coulson

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Since Sif has undoubtedly met and interacted with Coulson regardless of his first loss of life, followers suppose that she might simply be the individual to inform Thor that Coulson is in reality alive.

Like one fan stated on Reddit, “I’d be so glad if Sif advised Thor that his outdated buddy Phil Coulson wasn’t fairly murdered by Loki in spite of everything, and that Phil’s at the moment having a good time gallivanting around the globe. Sort of. It’s difficult. But regardless, don’t you suppose that will relieve Thor of a minimum of some of the guilt he’s been carrying round all these years? I certain do.”

Other Marvel followers suppose that Alexander can simply fly to Australia, the place Marvel is capturing Thor: Love and Thunder, after she finishes filming in Atlanta.

However, there’s no indication that Sif will really be returning in Thor: Love and Thunder, however some Marvel followers are merely determined for that to occur because it might assist construct on Thor’s story and, on the identical time, join Agents of SHIELD with the MCU once more.

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