Heavy is the hand that holds Mjolnir, so why not let Natalie Portman take it for a spin?
The primary trailer for Marvel Studio’s upcoming “Thor: Love and Thunder” arrived on Monday, giving followers a long-awaited first glimpse on the actor’s transformation from human scientist Jane Foster into the Goddess of Thunder.
The subsequent chapter within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, set to open in theaters on July 8, finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) “on a journey in contrast to something he’s ever confronted — a quest for interior peace,” in keeping with the movie’s official logline.
Certainly, a closely muscled Portman isn’t the one one placing on the features, because the trailer opens with Hemsworth’s character shedding kilos he placed on in “Avengers: Endgame” and returning to his former godly glory.
He’s additionally linked up with the Guardians of the Galaxy, together with Chris Pratt’s Star Lord, and by the appears of the trailer he’s turn into an unofficial member of the ragtag group of heroes.
“My super-hero-ing days are over,” Thor says within the clip to the sounds of Weapons N’ Roses’ “Candy Little one O’ Mine.”
“However his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer referred to as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods,” the outline continues. “To fight the risk, Thor enlists the assistance of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who — to Thor’s shock — inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, because the Mighty Thor. Collectively, they embark upon a harrowing cosmic journey to uncover the thriller of the God Butcher’s vengeance and cease him earlier than it’s too late.”
On the finish of the trailer, Portman — returning to Marvel for the primary time since “Thor: The Darkish World” — lastly seems totally decked out in Thor’s signature garb, together with a pink cape, winged helmet and sure, that hammer.
The newest sequel, directed by Taika Waititi, who additionally returns to voice the rock-like creature Korg, is impressed by the comedian guide run “Mighty Thor,” by which Portman’s character turns into Girl Thor whereas additionally battling most cancers.
Marvel Studios additionally launched a primary poster for the movie, that includes Hemsworth holding up the Stormbreaker ax to the sky, which crackles with lightning.
Watch the primary official “Thor: Love and Thunder” trailer under.