The fourth instalment in the Thor franchise, Thor: Love and Thunder, has officially begun production and in addition to Chris Hemsworth returning as Thor, the film is also set to feature several members of the Guardians of the Galaxy including Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord, Karen Gillan’s Nebula and – as he revealed on social media with a post from Sydney, Australia – Dave Bautista as Drax.
Now, taking to Twitter, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 director James Gunn has confirmed he is working as a consultant on the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film – which is set to be directed by Taika Waititi and looks likely include all of the Guardians (sans Gamora) as we pick up from Avengers: Endgame.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) January 27, 2021
Although plot details for Thor: Love and Thunder are currently being kept under wraps, Natalie Portman seemingly confirmed that the sequel will incorporate Jane Foster’s cancer storyline from the comic books.
Directed by Thor: Ragnarok helmer Taika Waititi, who also reprises his on-screen role as Korg, Thor: Love and Thunder stars Chris Hemsworth (Thor), alongside the returning Natalie Portman (Jane Foster), Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie), Jaimie Alexander (Lady Sif), Chris Pratt (Star-Lord), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Dave Bautista (Drax), and Christian Bale (Ford v Ferrari) as Gorr the God Butcher. The film is set for a May 6th, 2022 release.
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