'Thor: Love and Thunder': Meet new characters speculated to appear in Chris Hemsworth's MCU flick

With the release of 'Thor: Love and Thunder' nearing, fans are excited to know which characters from the comics are going to appear in the MCU movie


                            'Thor: Love and Thunder': Meet new characters speculated to appear in Chris Hemsworth's MCU flick
The cast members of 'Thor: Love and Thunder' attend the world premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, California (Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
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Following the critical and commercial success of 'Thor: Ragnarok' in 2017, MCU is bringing the fourth installment of the movie series titled 'Thor: Love and Thunder'. Taika Waiti is returning as the director and just like every other MCU movie, fans are excited to know about the characters that might make their debut.

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The rumors have been going on for the last few years following the announcement but unfortunately, we have to wait for the theatrical release on July 8, 2022. Meanwhile, let’s have a look at the characters speculated to appear in the fourth film of the ‘Thor’ franchise.

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Beta Ray

Beta Ray is a character that has been featured in the Thor comics and fans are eager to know about Ray’s MCU debut. Although many people thought that Christian Bale would play the character, it turned out to be false. Taika Waititi once stated that he loves the character but 'Thor: Love and Thunder' is not the right place for its debut.

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Amora The Enchantress

MCU fans have once pointed out that Amora the Enchantress, one of Thor’s enemies in the comics, will appear in the film. Amora is so powerful that she can give a tough fight to Scarlet Witch and Doctor Strange. Marvel has not announced anything regarding the character’s debut but it will be great if fans get to see a small cameo in the post-credits.

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Gorr the God Butcher

Christian Bale will play the role of Gorr the God Butcher (Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

Christian Bale gained recognition in all these years for his performance as Batman in 'The Dark Knight' trilogy. Bale is now stepping into the world of MCU as he has been confirmed to appear as Gorr the God Butcher in 'Thor: Love and Thunder'. Gorr has the power of shapeshifting, immortality, and the creation of shadow creatures called berserkers.

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Zeus

Russell Crowe will portray Zeus (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images for AFI)

Marvel Studios has always tried to hide the important details related to its upcoming projects. This time, however, Russell Crowe’s appearance on 'Thor: Love and Thunder' sets was revealed through some viral pictures. He later confirmed that he would play the Olympian god of Thunder Zeus, whose inclusion will open up the possibility of other Olympians appearing in the upcoming films.

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Mist

A few sources reported at the beginning of 2022 that Marvel might introduce a character related to Thor and the New Mutants. She could make a appearance in the movie. Mist, a Valkyrie and friend of Danielle Moonstar, is also a member of the New Mutants. Mist might take over as Valkyrie’s new Queen and having them rule together could lead to new changes in the MCU while Marvel incorporates Mutants into the equation and leads the upcoming films to a proper finale in Phase 4.

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