The first look at Taika Waititi‘s Thor: Ragnarok, thanks to that recent trailer, should tell you all you need to know about the excitement mounting for its debut later this year. But Marvel took things a step further yesterday when they invited a group of journalists to tour Marvel Studios, open house-style. That peek behind the curtain revealed a lot of tantalizing things, and among them, confirmation of a pair of alien characters in the upcoming third outing for Thor. And one of them will be played by Waititi himself.
Thor: Ragnarok opens November 3rd and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban with Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins. Waititi directs from a script by Craig Kyle & Christopher Yost and Stephany Folsom and Eric Pearson, but he’ll also get a starring role, as well.
Here’s the official synopsis for Thor: Ragnarok:
In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk! “Thor: Ragnarok” thunders into U.S. theaters on November 3, 2017.
For more on Thor: Ragnarok, click on the links below to take a look at our most recent write-ups; and check out the new character reveals after the jump.
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