To make matters worse, Thor: Love and Thunder has just recently shattered a long-standing record: it has become the first film to have a first teaser trailer and then a release date within the same project. The excitement is building among the fans. There is no doubt that summoning circles have begun to form in an attempt to pry some footage out of Marvel Studios HQ.
Despite the lack of a trailer, new images of Chris Hemsworth’s upcoming Marvel Legends figures have recently surfaced. New images of Gorr the God Butcher, Ravager Thor, Star-Lord, Jane Foster, and more have given fans a fresh look at these characters.
The description on the back of Valkyrie’s box has now been revealed in additional photos that have slipped through the security cracks. The box ended up effectively teasing the complete key plotline of the movie, even though it didn’t seem to reveal much at first.
Fans were treated to a new tease this time around, revealing more about the Thor 4’s instigating incident and main plot. A description of a “dangerous new visitor” who “threatens the livelihood of New Asgard” appears on the back of Valkyrie’s Marvel Legends box, prompting the character to take action:
“When a dangerous new visitor threatens the livelihood of New Asgard, King Valkyrie is forced to take up her sword once more to defend her people.”
This new villain’s mysterious sword can be seen on the back of the Gorr Marvel Legends figure packaging:
Since Gorr’s weapon has long piqued people’s interest, many have speculated that it could be the All-Black the Necrosword, which is related to symbiotes. Christian Bale’s villain may use the symbiotes’ power to conquer New Asgard, as this description suggests.
Christian Bale’s Gorr is most likely the “visitor” referred to in the description. Even though he is the main villain in this movie, attacking New Asgard is in keeping with his character.
Another leaked LEGO set, titled “The Battle of New Asgard,” coincides with this tease. A battle between Gorr the God Butcher and Thor and Jane Foster is depicted on the box’s front cover art. There is, however, no Valkyre depicted.
Gorr’s motivations for seeking out the rebirth of Asgard remain obscure. He specializes in killing Gods, and he doesn’t do anything else. Is it possible that their new home was the target of a random attack?
It’s possible that Thor just happened to be nearby when Gorr arrived in search of him, setting the entire village on fire by accident. As for Thor 4’s main plot, will this event be an inciting incident, or will it serve as a dramatic conclusion to the story?