It’s been a while since Marvel Cinematic Universe fans have been in a movie theater to watch an MCU movie. With theaters being shut down and movies delayed because of the pandemic, everyone has had to sit back and wait to see what is going to happen with Marvel movies and movies in general. The good news, however, is that theaters appear to be opening back up, and (hopefully) before you know it, things will get back to normal. One thing that has been sorely missed in this time is all the speculation, theories and general fun that come with Marvel movies. Well, it appears that a new leak may just add to some of that – as it claims to reveal major things about Phase 4!
The rumor comes from 4Chan, so take it with a grain of salt – but certain things from that site have been proven correct before. Obvious potential spoilers follow.
– Idris Elba returns in Thor Love and Thunder.
– Gorr the God Butcher will kill The Grandmaster, Lady Sif, Korg, Fake Thor, Loki, Hela and Odin. Obviously not all at the same time. The Fake Characters dying are comical bits.
– He will also cause significant damage to Mantis and Nebula. In a very interesting scene Thor attempts to hold off Gorr as Drax picks up both Mantis and Nebula and carries them to safety. I do not know where Quill, Rocket or Groot are during that scene. Gorr defeats Thor and he is forced to run away to survive. He is found by Lady Sif and she nurses him back to health.
– The Greek Gods will be introduced in Thor LAT. I believe Russell Crowe is playing Zeus.
– Idris Elba also returns in Loki but its not the same Heimdall in this show.
– Hela and Kang will also briefly make appearances in this show
– Richard E Grant plays the Possessor in Loki.
– Clint Barton retires for good at the end of this show and this will be the last appearance from Jeremy Renner possibly forever.
– There are two secondary antagonists. Taskmaster and The Swordsman. AIM is the primary antagonists.
US Agent (John Walker) is also in this show. Hawkeye is “recruited” for his team but he decides to retire instead. Kate Bishop joins US Agents team at the conclusion of the show.
– Obviously we know that Abomination is the main antagonist. Thunderbolt Ross is also in the show and eventually becomes the Red Hulk.
– The Mutants will start to make an appearance after DS2. The Darkhold and the multiverse are the reason they start to show up.
– These actors and actresses have been cast in undisclosed roles for upcoming shows and movies.
– Charlie Hunnam, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Kiernan Shipka, Jim Carrey, Gwendoline Christie, Michelle Dockery, and Richard Armitage.
As you can see, there’s a lot of information there to unpack. Whether or not it all pans out remains to be seen, but hopefully, we’ll know whether or not very soon when we see some of these movies/shows get released sooner rather than later. As Kevin Feige puts it, there’s a lot to look forward to in Phase 4 of the MCU.
“Some of these films will feature characters that you already know. Some supporting characters will assume leading roles, while some new characters will be introduced. The reward for all of these films working is that we get to try to do it again and do it differently and learn from our mistakes and try something we haven’t tried before.”
Here’s hoping for no more delays.