‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Director Responds To It Being Labeled ‘Gayest Marvel Movie’

Thor Valkyrie Ragnarok Tessa Thompson Taika WaititiThor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi responded to an article that labeled the Marvel film as the “Gayest Marvel Movie.”

Thor: Ragnarok won the hearts of many fans across the world when it hit theaters last November. Its simple story, bonkers production design, delightful characters, and humorous tone all collided to create one of the most unique Marvel films to date. According to Vulture, there are many things that make Thor: Ragnarok the gayest Marvel movie, including Thor’s haircut, Hulk’s nude scene, and the blue on Jeff Goldblum’s lips.

The article caught the attention of the Waititi himself and he had a brief, excited response to earning the title:

Thor: Ragnarok briefly became the subject of controversy after Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) had her bisexuality from the comics left out of the finished film. It was part of a line of films making characters gay or bisexual off-screen without embracing that on screen. Vulture did deduct points for that, but the rest of the movie delivered so much that it still landed on the number one spot on the list.

Thor: Ragnarok is now available to watch on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital Formats. Its cast includes Chris Hemsworth as Thor Odinson, Mark Ruffalo as Doctor Bruce Banner (The Hulk), Tesssa Thompson as Valkyrie, Sir Anthony Hopkins as Odin Borson, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Stephen Strange, Karl Urban as Skurge, Jeff Goldblum as En Dwi Gast (The Grandmaster), Tom Hiddleston as Loki Laufeyson, Cate Blanchett as Hela, and Clancy Brown as Surtur

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