For the most part, Marvel’s timeline within the Marvel Cinematic Universe is pretty easy to follow. It’s not as hard to follow, as say, Bryan Singer’s X-Men films. Then again, most things aren’t. Thor: Ragnarok may change that, though.
In a recent interview with ComicBook, executive producer of Thor: Ragnarok Brad Winderbaum revealed that things could become more confusing with the film’s release:
“It’s not like, five minutes after Ultron ends we start this movie. It’s a couple years later,” Winderbaum said. “In the timeline of the MCU, things kind of happen on top of each other, especially now in Phase Three. They’re not as interlocked as they were in Phase One, you know, during Fury’s Big Week and everything. So [Thor: Ragnarok] happens maybe on top of [Captain America:] Civil War, on top of Spider-Man [Homecoming]. Somewhere in that ball park.”
Thor: Ragnarok will feature the return of Chris Hemsworth, with Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Idris Elba as Heimdall and Sir Anthony Hopkins again portraying Odin. The film also stars Cate Blanchett as the death-obsessed Hela, Tessa Thompson as hero Valkyrie, Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster and Karl Urban as Skurge. The cast also features Sam Neill.
Thor’s world is about to explode in Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok. His devious brother, Loki, has taken over Asgard, the powerful Hela has emerged to steal the throne for herself and Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe. To escape captivity and save his home from imminent destruction, Thor must first win a deadly alien contest by defeating his former ally and fellow Avenger… The Incredible Hulk!
The film hits theaters November 3rd.