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The Official Synopsis For Thor: Love And Thunder Is Extremely Revealing

Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has hit the ground running. "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" and "Eternals" brought new heroes into the fold, while "Spider-Man: No Way Home" and "Black Widow" gave some old favorites another chance to shine. Elsewhere, Disney+ shows such as "WandaVision," "Loki," and "Moon Knight" have all been appointment viewing for most Marvel aficionados. That said, viewers are now impatiently waiting for the arrival of new releases like "Thor: Love and Thunder," especially now that the first trailer has arrived and blown people's minds. 

 "Thor: Love and Thunder" is the latest Marvel effort to be helmed by Taika Waititi, who reinvented the Norse god's franchise in 2017 courtesy of "Thor: Ragnarok." The film was praised for bringing its comedic and adventurous qualities, with some critics stating that it "set a new standard" for the MCU (via Rotten Tomatoes). Needless to say, the upcoming sequel is hotly anticipated, but what can fans expect from the story?

Thor: Love and Thunder promises another cosmic adventure

Details about "Thor: Love and Thunder" have been kept close to the vest until now. We knew that it would feature the Guardians of the Galaxy and bring back important characters from the Norse god's past, but the plot remained a mystery for a very long time. The good news, however, is that Marvel has finally released a synopsis that reveals some interesting details about the film (per ComicBook). 

According to the summary, the movie follows Thor (Chris Hemsworth) as he searches for inner peace. Unfortunately for the Norse god, his plans are interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who wants to eradicate him along with all other deities. So much for Thor's plan to take it easy for a while, right?

Of course, Thor has plenty of people on his side who will follow him into battle any day of the week. So, in order to combat the threat, he recruits King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi), and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who now possesses the ability to wield his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor. With the team assembled, the gang embarks on a cosmic adventure to stop Gorr before it's too late.