Taika Waititi calls Thor Love and Thunder a ‘midlife crisis film’, says Christian Bale is one of the ‘best villains’ in MCU

MD Merajul IslamMay 11, 2022

Thor: Ragnarok marked director Taika Waititi’s entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and by all accounts, it was a implausible debut. Waititi is now returning for Thor: Love and Thunder and in a latest chat with Leisure Weekly, the director revealed that he knew he needed to push the bostars undary this time so he thought – “What’s the least anticipated factor with this franchise?”

Waititi defined that whereas Ragnarok was like a “get together”, Love and Thunder is “deeper”. He mentioned, “It’s not a critical movie, and it’s not a drama, however we do cope with concepts that I believe a whole lot of people cope with — common themes about love and loss and our place on the planet. Everybody kind of asks this query within the movie: What’s your goal? What’s the purpose that you just’re a hero, and what do you do when you’ve got these powers?” The director known as it a “midlife disaster movie”.

Speaking in regards to the largest distinction between Thor: Ragnarok and Thor: Love and Thunder, Taika Waititi mentioned, “I assume the most important distinction could be that it was my first time enjoying within the Marvel sand pit on Ragnarok. This one, I felt like I’ve acquired a bit of extra expertise and knew tips on how to shoot this much more effectively.”

Thor: Love and Thunder additionally stars Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher and whereas Waititi didn’t reveal a lot in regards to the actor’s character, the director declared that “he’s most likely probably the greatest villains that Marvel’s had of their movies”. The movie additionally stars Russell Crowe as Zeus and Waititi guarantees that the viewers will see him in a manner they’ve by no means seen earlier than.

Additionally starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson and Chris Pratt amongst others, Thor: Love and Thunder releases on July 8.


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