‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Star Karl Urban Explains Why Skurge Joins Hela

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Marvel Studios unveiled a brand new trailer for Thor: Ragnarok, the third installment of the titular hero’s solo film series. The trailer offered audiences a look at Karl Urban as Skurge, an Asgardian warrior who guards the bifrost and aligns with Hela. In an interview with IGN, Urban explained why Skurge will betray Thor following Hela’s invasion.

Urban revealed that Skurge will join Hela out of a sense of self-preservation:

“When we find Skurge, he’s operating the Bifrost because Heimdall is missing in action, and then pretty soon after that Hela shows up. Skurge sees the writing on the wall and has to make a decision whether to die or join her, so his instincts of self-preservation take over.”

Urban added that the Skurge’s true allegiance will be the character’s core dilemma through the film.

Are you excited to see Karl Urban portray Skurge? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok“, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladictorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger – the Incredible Hulk!

Directed by Taika Waititi, Thor: Ragnarok stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson,  Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins.

Thor: Ragnarok will be released in theaters on November 3, 2017.

Source: IGN

Top 5 Moments From D23’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Sneak Peek

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Avengers Infinity War ThanosDisney broke the internet on Saturday when they showed the first footage from Avengers: Infinity War at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA. Lucky for all you guys, I was in the room and made a mental list of all the best moments from the teaser. While the movie only just reached the production half-way mark, the footage director Joe Russo showed to the audience still included some epic moments.

It wasn’t a trailer per se — more so just a compilation of random moments designed to excite the audience. Whatever you want to call it, it did a great job of expressing how emotionally charged this movie will be. Remember, this is the conclusion of nearly ten years worth of stories, so expect some big action and tear jerking moments as Marvel Studios starts to shift towards Phase 4 and a new game plan.

Hit Next to learn about some of the best moments from the Infinity War sneak peek.

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