Given that Thor is easily the coolest character in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (sorry, but he just is), the occasion of the Norse man-god’s third standalone movie should be met with white hot anticipation.
Chris Hemsworth is back as the titular comic book hero he was simply born to play, with Anthony Hopkins, Idris Elba and Tom Hiddleston reprising their roles and Tessa Thompson and Karl Urban joining the crew.
Taika Waititi, aka Kiwi’s finest, is on directing duties for what looks like a pure shot of unadulterated fantasy-action spectacle.
This Led Zeppelin-soundtracked trailer also gives us an early glimpse of Cate Blanchett’s villainess, Hela, who declares “Asgard is dead” before unleashing a wave of fire that sweeps through the mythical city seemingly destroying everything in its path.
So what does all this mean for our musclebound, luxuriantly-follicled protagonist? Well, care of Jeff Goldblum’s Grandmaster, Thor is left to duke it out with the Incredible Hulk in a winner-takes-all gladiator battle which judging by this teaser promises to be even more fun than it sounds.
Thor: Ragnarok hits cinemas October 2017. Watch the trailer above and let us know what you think @LWLies
Published 10 Apr 2017
By Poppy Doran
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