Christian Bale will be one of Marvel’s best villains in Thor: Love & Thunder

Thor: Love and Thunder, Christian Bale, Gorr the God Butcher, villain

While there have been exceptions, Marvel Studios has long been criticized for what it calls its “villain problem.” Fans have pointed out that many Marvel villains are simply mirrored versions of the heroes with the nuance removed. With Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Playing in theaters now, the next Marvel movie will be on the board Thor: Love and Thunder. Since we’re talking about villains, the Thor In the sequel, Christian Bale will play Gorr the God Butcher, and Taika Waititi thinks he could be one of the best Marvel villains in years.

Thor: Love and Thunder Director and co-writer Taika Waititi obviously wouldn’t give too many details about the film, but he did praise Christian Bale’s performance while speaking with him Weekly entertainment.

I personally think he’s probably one of the best villains Marvel has had in their movies.

Taika Waititi added that Christian Bale “very impressive‘ and that his performance as Gorr ‘very complex.“We haven’t seen anything official from Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher, but with release fast approaching I would imagine we’ll see the villain front and center in the next trailer.

During Thor: Ragnarokfelt a bit like a partysaid Taika Waititi Thor: Love and Thunder is kind of “midlife Crisis Movie,‘, with Thor struggling to find his purpose. “That’s the question we all ask ourselves: are we doing the right thing and are we doing all we can in the world?‘ said Waititi. “I think right now, while the world is still recovering from this pandemic, it’s a good question to ask. It’s like, well are we do enough to take care of each other and ourselves?

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The official synopsis for Thor: Love and Thunder:

The film follows Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey he has never known before – a quest for inner peace. But his retreat is interrupted by a galactic assassin named Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the annihilation of the gods. To fend off the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who – to Thor’s surprise – inexplicably wields his magical hammer Mjolnir as the powerful Thor. Together they embark on a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the secret of the godslayer’s vengeance and stop him before it’s too late.

Thor: Love and Thunder will come to the cinemas July 8, 2022. Who has been your favorite Marvel villain so far?

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