Thor: Love and Thunder Trailer

Thor: Love and Thunder Trailer

Yesterday, May 23rd, saw the release of the first full trailer for Marvel Studio’s latest project, Thor: Love and Thunder, releasing July 8th of this year. The film will be Chris Hemsworth’s fourth solo film as the god of thunder, making him the first MCU hero to receive a fourth solo film. The story picks up Thor’s journey last seen in Endgame dealing with his depression and guilt of failing to stop Thanos from snapping half the entire universe for five years and deals with the return of not only his destroyed hammer Mjolnir, but also his ex, Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who somehow managed to rebuild and claim his hammer for herself, gaining powers akin to Thor himself. Alongside this, Thor appears to remain in New Asgard despite handing over the rule of the region to Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), and he also travels alongside the Guardians of the Galaxy as he continues to find himself, but as this all transpires, a new threat emerges as Gorr (Christian Bale) seeks revenge upon the gods of the MCU for their selfishness, gaining the title of Gorr the God Butcher. The trailer shows bits of Thor’s journey at finding himself, as well as the status of New Asgard, more of Jane Foster’s new look, and a first look at Christian Bale as Gorr. Initially, I was not too keen on the Thor franchise as the first two films have been okay at best, but following Taika Waititi’s take on the series as director in Thor: Ragnarok, and returning for this film, I’m excited to see where he continues Thor’s story.