Christian Bale is gearing up to play the villainous part of Gorr the God Butcher in Thor: Love and Thunder. The actor was sighted with a bald look on the set photos that have emerged on social media sites. While this is not as an extreme modification as some of his other roles, it is making fans fascinated nonetheless.
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Gorr the God Butcher is an interesting Marvel supervillain and should match straight into the MCU. Born on an unnamed planet, he was a man who was educated with a deep belief in gods. His parents died in childhood. He married and had children, but most of them died due to starvation. His pregnant wife died as well due to a tremor.
He began to believe there were no gods since not a sole divinity had responded to his prayers. But then he became aware of them and it became his quest to get rid of every single god from the universe.
Bale forays into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the Taika Waititi directorial. He is, however, no stranger to comic-book movies. He earlier headlined Christopher Nolan’s applauded Dark Knight trilogy.
Thor: Love and Thunder also bring back Chris Hemsworth’s God of Thunder. Apart from Thor, Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster will also wield Mjolnir, assuming Thor’s mantle.
Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie will make a comeback too, and Waititi will reprise the fan-favorite character, the Kronan warrior Korg. In extension to these, the Guardians of the Galaxy will also appear in the movie. In Avengers: Endgame, Thor was seen hitching a ride with the Guardians. Jaimie Alexander will essay Lady Sif from the first two Thor movies.
Thor: Love and Thunder, which is in production in Australia currently, is scheduled for release on February 11, 2022.