Of all the incredible sequences and takes that have been broadcast on the Thor: Ragnarok trailers, one obvious character has been absent. Love interest Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) was a human conduit for the God of Thunder, being a mainstay in the original and sequel Thor: The Dark World.
Now a new sword-wielding superhero Valkyrie (Tess Thompson) has emerged on the scene to take the superhero's attention. Speaking with Screen Rant about the blockbuster that drops on November 3, star Chris Hemsworth indicated that the split will be dealt with in a humorous fashion.
Thor Over The Moon With New Love Valkyrie
With Portman outlining to the press that her time in the MCU has essentially come to a close, it appears as though Thor has moved on to grander pastures. As the Australian told the website, there is a connection that is manifest between himself and Valkyrie that other females have not been able to manage.
"It's like Thor's meeting his hero!" he remarked. "And he's absolutely smitten by her and because of her history, and being a Valkyrie and all of that. But she's also this beautiful woman so he's kind of caught off guard. And she can, you know, she could beat the s*** out of him if she wanted. So I think he hasn't come up against that very often. It certainly wasn't the case with Jane. There was a whole different affection and love there. So that was another, you know, 'How can we make that different from the previous one?'"
About that previous one Mr. Hemsworth, what exactly happened between himself and Foster?
"Umm," he contemplated. "No we have this, we have some... some very respectable fun with how that relationship may have come to an end (laughs)."
Casting Call Throws Light and Shade Onto SLJ's Marvel Rollercoaster
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Samuel L. Jackson's time with The Avengers might not have concluded as the actor has previously speculated. They published a casting call for Avengers 4 that seems to indicate a double for someone of Jackson's general appearance as Nick Fury.
"Man #1 - looks African-American and is age 30s to 50s, from 6'2" to 6'4" and has a chest size of 38 to 40. You'll need to be bald and must have a goatee or have facial hair that you're willing to cut into a goatee to match the actor."
Jackson was an absentee from Avengers: Infinity War, but his inclusion in Captain Marvel hints that his involvement with the ensemble has some currency yet. Being 68 years of age though, there is a hint that this casting call might have something to do with Falcon or Rhoadey.