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Published December 10, 2020

Christian Bale Joins Cast of ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ As Gorr the God Butcher

Get ready for the Academy Award-winning actor’s villainous role in theaters May 6, 2022!

The highly-anticipated Taika Waititi-directed Thor: Love and Thunder received a thunderous reaction when it was announced at SDCC 2019. Well, we hope you’re sitting because we have a new development of epic proportions from Kevin Feige, president, Marvel Studios, and chief creative officer, Marvel, from The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day.

With Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Natalie Portman (Jane Foster), and Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie) returning to their roles, they will be joined by Christian Bale, who will portray the villain Gorr the God Butcher.

Christian Bale

The fourth film in the Thor franchise, Waititi previously revealed, "When we were shooting Ragnarok, I was reading one storyline by Jason Aaron, called THE MIGHTY THOR. And for those of you that don't know that storyline, it's incredible and full of emotion and love and thunder. And it introduces, for the first time, a female Thor,” confirming that Jane Foster, played by Portman, will become the Mighty Thor, Goddess of Thunder.

Thor: Love and Thunder opens in theaters on May 6, 2022!

Want more exciting information about Phase 4? Find the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe news out of Disney’s 2020 Investor Day right here — and stay tuned for more! 

This is just the beginning of the Phase 4 news. Stay tuned to Marvel.com for more details! And be sure to follow Marvel on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram

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