We got a taste of Thor: Love and Thunder on Monday, as the movie’s first trailer offered a glimpse of what happened to the Asgardian Avenger after the events of 2019’s . The adventure, from director Taika Waititi, is scheduled to hit theaters .
Set to Guns N’ Roses’ 1987 song Sweet Child O’ Mine, the trailer shows Thor getting back into shape after his “ ” phase in Endgame, and hanging out with the Guardians of the Galaxy (and undermining Peter Quill’s leadership like a big jerk). It also hints at Russell Crowe’s Zeus and ends with the reveal of Jane Foster wielding Mjolnir as the new Thor.
It’s unclear if this is the same Jane we know from previous Thor movies (her last live-action MCU appearance was in 2013’s Thor: The Dark World), or some kind of variant from . In the comics, Mjolnir sought out Jane after Thor was deemed unworthy and she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. He gave her his blessing to use his name and went by “Odinson” to avoid confusion.
Thor: Love and Thunder, which also got its first poster on Monday, is actor Chris Hemsworth’s fourth turn in a standalone Thor movie. It’ll be director Waititi’s second Thor movie, having helmed 2017’s (he also plays rocky goofball Korg).
Other familiar faces will include Tessa Thompson as Asgardian King Valkyrie, and showcased a bunch of merchandise on Wednesday, showing us Gorr and revealing that the official name for Jane’s heroic persona is “The Mighty Thor.”as Jane Foster, and Chris Pratt as Peter Quill to name a few. Joining the cast is Crowe as Zeus and as Gorr the God Butcher. Marvel
However, there’s stillfor fans to consume before Thor: Love and Thunder comes out. is currently airing on Disney Plus, hits theaters on May 6 and kicks off on Disney’s streaming service on June 8.
On Tuesday, Square Enix revealed that Jane’s Thor will be the next playable hero to join the . It’s unclear exactly when she’ll be added.
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