Korg From ‘Thor: Ragnarok‘ Will Have A Bigger Role in ‘Thor: Love and Thunder‘. Many Marvel fans thought Korg was simply a tool for comic relief in both Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Endgame, but it seems he will be stepping up for a bigger role in Thor: Love and Thunder.
According to HN Entertainment, Korg will have more screen time in Love and Thunder than in his previous appearances. Some fans would also be surprised to know that lovable lump of rocks, Korg, is voiced and motion captured by none other than Thor: Ragnarok director, Taika Waititi.
“[Waititi] would flip through and read that run while he was doing Ragnarok. And I think when he agreed to come back and do another Thor, he was like, ‘How do we—?’ This is a very big movie that’ll be folding in a lot of elements,” Feige said.
Taika has done more for the MCU besides his fun character appearance and work as director for Ragnarok, he is one of the reasons Natalie Portman agreed to return to Marvel Studios as Jane Foster, and soon to be Lady Thor.
“That is a huge important part of it, says Marvel Studios President, Kevin Feige, “He pitched it to us, and we were totally in. We loved it. We’d been in touch with Natalie. She’s part of the MCU family and we put she and Taika together. It took one meeting and she agreed to do it.”
Taika Waititi is also highly considered the savior of the Thor franchise among fans. With the relative flop that was Thor: The Dark World, many fans did not see a future for “The God of Thunder” and his companions in the MCU outside of the Avengers films, but the much needed upgrade in storytelling and humor of Thor: Ragnarok has left fans wanting more of Thor.
We can’t wait to see Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, and Natalie Portman lead the way in Thor: Love and Thunder, and to see Korg and his silent partner Meek have more screen time and surely share some iconic comic relief.
Thor: Love and Thunder is set to premiere in theaters November 5, 2021.
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