Thor Love and Thunder: Taika Waititi’s MCU Movie Guaranteed to Be Under 2 Hours
According to podcaster Joanna Robinson, Thor: Love and Thunder director Taika Waititi was mandated by Marvel Studios to “make this movie in two hours.” Interestingly, we wondered if this was the case in our Thor: Love and Thunder review – and lo and behold, it was. The fourth states that Waititi did not actually receive a “blank check.” Grid film, however, he took more liberties this time around than he did with his predecessor, Thor: Ragnarok. The director, however, had to “cut a ton of stuff,” resulting in a final runtime of 119 minutes.
But it is not known who issued the warrant, and nothing is known about the reason for it. Robinson said on a recent episode of The Ringer’s House of R podcast, “Tyka’s empty check on this is not. It was much more relaxed than Ragnarok. , but the mandate was to bring the film in under two hours. It comes in at under two hours and they cut a lot out of this movie.
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His comments come just days after it was reported that several episodes were cut from Thor: Love and Thunder. Jeff Goldblum and Peter Dinklage were set to return as The Grandmaster and Eitree, respectively. Meanwhile, Lena Headey will make her Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) debut with her fourth film. Grid film, but its scenes did not see the light of day.
Waititi acknowledged the cuts, saying they were necessary “in the natural course of editing.” He also said he’s not a fan of the Director’s Cut, which means it’s unlikely we’ll see an unedited version.
Natalie Portman, who plays astrophysicist Jane Foster/Mighty Thor, also addressed the changes last week, noting that “all the sequences, planets and characters have been cut.”
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Thor: Love and Thunder revolves around Chris Hemsworth’s Thor and Portman’s Mighty Thor as they battle Christian Bale’s terrifying villain Gorr the God Butcher.
In addition to Hemsworth, Portman and Bale, the Thor: Love and Thunder cast includes Tessa Thompson as the Valkyrie King of New Asgard, Russell Crowe as Zeus, King of the Olympians, Jamie Alexander as the childhood friend of Sif, the god of thunder, and Waititi as a gladiator. Cronan Corg.
The fourth will feature the Guardians of the Galaxy Grid Chris Pratt, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Sean Gunn, Karen Gillan, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper reprise their MCU roles as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Mantis, Drax, Nebula, Kraglin, Groot and Rocket.
Thor: Love and Thunder is playing in theaters worldwide.
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