Christian Bale is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe with his upcoming role in Thor: Love and Thunder. Fans are ecstatic to see the celebrated actor give the MCU a try, and as always, Christian Bale is apparently undergoing a bit of a transformation for the role. This time, however, it seems he’s shaved his head for the part. This is all so that Christian Bale can become the fearsome Gorr the God Butcher.
As revealed in some new photos, which you can see below courtesy of DailyMail, Christian Bale was spotted at Sydney’s Palm Beach. The actor was apparently taking a break from shooting and as you can see – he’s sporting both a leaner appearance and the aforementioned shaved head. Obviously these two aspects will be major elements in allowing Christian Bale to fully become Gorr the God Butcher when Thor: Love and Thunder hits theaters next year.
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With production ongoing, let’s hope that we’ll continue to see these exciting glimpses at the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe flick. After all, this will no doubt be something of a game changer for Thor fans. As of this moment, plot details are scarce. But it seems that the new film Thor: Love and Thunder will take inspiration from Jason Aaron’s Mighty Thor storyline. These comic book issues saw Jane Foster becoming the new female Thor, aka the Mighty Thor.
Taika Waititi is currently directing Thor: Love and Thunder, which stars actor Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster aka the Mighty Thor, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher, Jaimie Alexander, Chris Pratt, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn and Jeff Goldblum. Matt Damon, Sam Neill, Luke Hemsworth, Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, and Russell Crowe are also part of the film’s cast.
The film is currently scheduled for a release date on May 6, 2022.