Collider reports Christian Bale is in talks to join Chris Hemsworth in Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder.
While Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame marked the final appearance of several long-time heroes, Chris Hemsworth is set to return as the God of Thunder for at least one more adventure in Thor: Love and Thunder. Now, Collider reports Christian Bale is in talks to join the cast of Thor: Love and Thunder, although details on his role are currently being kept under wraps.
If Christan Bale ultimately signs on to join Chris Hemsworth in Thor: Love and Thunder, it will mark the acclaimed actor’s first foray into comic book films since he portrayed Batman in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy. The outlet reports Marvel had no comment on the matter and a representative for Christian Bale reportedly did not respond to a request for comment.
In addition to his role as Batman, Christian Bale is known for his acclaimed performances in projects such as The Fighter, American Hustle, The Big Short, and Vice. Most recently, Christian Bale starred as Ken Miles in Ford v Ferrari, for which he earned a Golden Globe nomination.
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Directed by Taika Waititi, Thor: Love and Thunder stars Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, and Natalie Portman. The film will be based on Jason Aaron’s Mighty Thor comic book run, with Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster becoming the new Thor.
Thor: Love and Thunder is scheduled to be released in theaters on November 5, 2021.