The next Thor movie is already high on a lot of people’s ‘most wanted’ lists. Though it’s still some way off, we have plenty of details about the Thor: Love and Thunder cast, release date and much more. Read on the find out everything you need to know!

Promising to be one of the most ambitious Marvel Cinematic Universe movies yet, Thor: Love and Thunder will become part of the ‘Phase 4’ line-up. Directed by Taika Waititi, Thor: Love and Thunder will be a direct sequel to Thor: Ragnarok.

Thor: Love and Thunder logo

Thor: Love and Thunder Cast

Of course Chris Hemsworth will return as the God of Thunder himself. Tessa Thompson has also been confirmed to reprise her role as Valkyrie. Also revealed is Natalie Portman returning as Jane Foster. However, this time Foster will become The Mighty Thor; a plot point taken directly from the comic books.

Taika Waititi himself will also appear as Korg after becoming a fan favourite in Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: End Game. Christian Bale has also been confirmed as the antagonist of the movie. However it’s not yet been revealed which character he will play.

The full confirmed cast at present looks like this:

Taika WaititiKorg (voice)
Chris HemsworthThor
Christian Bale???
Natalie PortmanJane Foster / The Mighty Thor
Tessa ThompsonValkyrie
Thor: Love and Thunder Portman

There’s more, though. Vin Diesel has alluded to an appearance of Groot and the Guardians of the Galaxy.

“[Taika Waititi] talked to me about how Thor will incorporate some of the Guardians of the Galaxy, which will be very interesting. Nobody knows, but maybe I shouldn’t have said anything,”

Vin Diesel, via Comic Book

That’s all we have right now. Essentially, Thor: Love and Thunder looks set to be a continuation of the movie franchise fans have already fallen in love with. That’s no bad thing, especially as imitation is hard: just look at the DCEU movies!