Thor: Ragnarok Wants Your Money With Knockout Cast

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The recently released blockbuster Captain America: Civil War is still raking in box office grosses by the bucket full and has fans in a lather about the upcoming Black Panther and Spider-Man movies.

Not to be overshadowed is next summer’s release of Thor: Ragnarok, which had its cast confirmed by Marvel Studios on Friday.

It was already known that movie was being talked about as a bit of a Thor-Hulk buddy movie which means Chris Hemsworth …

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… and Mark Ruffalo will be reprising their roles.

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Cate Blanchett was long rumored to be among the cast and it was confirmed today that she will be playing the villain, Hela.

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Tessa Thompson (Creed) was also announced previously but her role as Valkyrie was confirmed in Marvel’s release.

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Two previously unannounced names sure to cause rumblings in pants everywhere include Jeff Goldblum as The Grandmaster.

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And Karl Urban as the tough guy Skurge.

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(It is worth noting that Urban is currently dating Katee Sackhoff, who is frequently included as a potential for the role of Captain Marvel.)

Add in the fact that these two guys are also back for more and that makes for one hell of a cast.

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Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters July 28, 2017.

Craig Wack

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  • HasenKlub

    Huh, I never figured it would be a Thor movie that turned me gay, but here we are. I just need McAvoy and Fassbender to show up and I’d be spent.

    • llp

      We live in magical times.

  • Grandmaster is a shirtless character, I presume.

    http://i.imgur.com/RWlI9Sq.gif

    • I think they are saving money by not including shirts in the male wardrobe budget.

      • Those Marvel folks are crafty.

      • ChainedVase

        That’s the kind of fiscal responsibility I appreciate.

  • AbbySaurus

    I may be a little excited about this.

  • I thought Elba wasn’t coming back?