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Thor: Love and Thunder
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Director: Taika Waititi
Writer(s): Taika Waititi
Jennifer Kaytin Robinson
Expected Release: July 8, 2022
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Thor: Love and Thunder is an upcoming sequel to Thor: Ragnarok and the twenty-ninth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe finds the former king of Asgard and Avenger after Avengers: Endgame who must battle Gorr the God Butcher and enlist his allies including Jane who's now the Mighty Thor.


The film finds Thor on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced — a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher, who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie, Korg, and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster, who — to Thor’s surprise — inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor.

Together, they embark upon a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher’s vengeance and stop him before it’s too late. Find the new teaser above, in addition to a poster for the upcoming cosmic adventure below!


Continuity and References to the Marvel Cinematic Universe


  • The One and Only!
  • Not Every God Has A Plan!
  • In Gods We Trust!

Production History

By the release of Ragnarok, Waititi and Marvel had discussed a spin-off Marvel One-Shot short film following the characters Korg and Miek, but it was unfeasible due to Marvel's commitment to producing three feature films a year. Feige said Marvel still had plans for those characters, but did not specify.[1] In January 2018, Hemsworth indicated his interest in continuing to play Thor, despite his contract with Marvel Studios scheduled to end after Avengers: Endgame,[2] saying the next month "if there's another great script that comes along" he would consider playing the character again,[3] and later added, "I’d play this character for as long as anyone would let me," crediting Waititi for revitalizing his interest in Thor.[4] He and Waititi had discussed what they would want in a potential fourth Thor film by then.[5] By April 2019, Thompson believed that a pitch had been made for a sequel to Ragnarok that involved Waititi returning.[6] By July 2019, Waititi had signed a deal with Marvel to write and direct a fourth Thor film.[7]


  • This marks the first Thor movie to be directed by the same director as a previous one with Taika Waititi returning.
  • The film was first announced on July 16, 2019 and the title was announced 4 days later on July 20, 2019 at the San Diego Comic Con.
  • This film marks Natalie Portman's return to the Thor franchise after appearing in Thor: The Dark World but not returning in Thor: Ragnarok.
  • Valkyrie, the new queen of New Asgard as of Avengers: Endgame, will be Marvel Comics' first LGBT superhero.
  • Taika Waititi clarified that Jane Foster will be known as the Mighty Thor rather than Lady Thor or Female Thor.
  • Kevin Feige revealed in interview that Taika Waititi convinced Natalie Portman to return as Jane Foster six months before it was announced at the 2019 San Diego Comic Con in July 2019.
  • Thor is the first MCU character to have 4 solo films.


Promotion, Filming and Concept Art



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Marvel Cinematic Universe
Phase 1 Iron Man | The Incredible Hulk | Iron Man 2 | Thor | Captain America: The First Avenger | The Avengers
Phase 2 Iron Man 3 | Thor: The Dark World | Captain America: The Winter Soldier | Guardians of the Galaxy
Avengers: Age of Ultron | Ant-Man
Phase 3 Captain America: Civil War | Doctor Strange | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Spider-Man: Homecoming
Thor: Ragnarok | Black Panther | Avengers: Infinity War | Ant-Man and the Wasp | Captain Marvel
Avengers: Endgame | Spider-Man: Far From Home
Phase 4 WandaVision | The Falcon and the Winter Soldier | Loki | Black Widow | What If...? |Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings | Eternals | Hawkeye | Spider-Man: No Way Home | Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness | Thor: Love and Thunder
One-Shots The Consultant | A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer | Item 47 | Agent Carter
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