The God Of Thunder first made it to the big screen with Thor in 2011. It followed it up by a sequel Thor: Love and Thunder in 2013. And after that, Thor: Ragnarok was released in 2017.
Marvel has introduced its Phase 4 timeline which includes several new films and TV shows based on Marvel superhero. After the events of Endgame, Robert Downey. Jr and Chris Evans have officially concluded their run with Marvel. However, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, and Mark Ruffalo are still very much in the picture.
With the introduction of the Phase 4 timeline, Marvel is all set to release the 4th installment in the Thor franchise.
Therefore, let’s dig into the details regarding the release date, cast, and storyline of
Thor: Love and Thunder.
When Will Thor: Love and Thunder Release?
When Phase 4 was announced, Thor 4 was scheduled to release in November 2021. However, the outbreak of the coronavirus has delayed every major project in the MCU. Black Widow was delayed and as a result, Thor 4 has been delayed as well.
Thor: Love And Thunder will now release on 11 February 2022.
What Will Be The Storyline?
After the events of Endgame, Thor went on an intergalactic adventure with the Guardians Of The Galaxy. He will be them at the start of Thor 4 as well. This is where Gorr will ambush them and attack their spaceship, brutally injuring everyone on board. While leaving, Gorr tells Thor that he’s going to Earth and will kill every Asgardian present. As Gorr’s sword is full of dark energy, Thor will take the help of Jane Foster to track Gorr down and defeat him.
Gorr, an alien, will be the main villain in the upcoming film. Hela has destroyed Gorr’s world and his entire race for which he will seek his revenge on every Asgardian. Gorr will find a Necro Sword with which he can kill each and everyone on Asgard.
How Does Jane Foster Become Thor?
As per the comics, Jane Foster becomes Thor as the original Thor grows unworthy. During the Original Sin, Nick Fury whispers something in Thor’s ear which makes Thor drop the Mjolnir. However, this time he cannot pick it up as he has grown unworthy. Therefore, as per the inscriptions on Mjolnir, only the worthy can possess the power of Thor. And as per the comics, Jane Foster is the worthy one and thus becomes Thor. There is a chance that Jane could become a Valkyrie.
What Is The Original Sin?
The Original Sin is a 2014 comic book published by Marvel Comics. According to the comic, there is a character in the MCU whose sole purpose is to watch and document happening to the Earth-616 characters. He has seen everything right from our successes to our deepest sins. Called as The Watcher, he is unseen and someone has shot him dead and removed his eyes. The Avengers are summoned to the spot by a large explosion and they plan on finding out the person responsible. However, Nick Fury warned them that the person responsible may be a friend and that The Avengers need to careful.
This is how the cast stands for Thor: Love And Thunder:
- Chris Hemsworth as Thor
- Natalie Portman as Jane/ Female Thor
- Taika Waititi as Korg
- Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie and
- Christian Bale as Gorr