Guardians of the Galaxy’s Chris Pratt Joins Cast of Thor: Love and Thunder

Wren Graves and Ben Kaye
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As the legends foretold — or at any rate, as Vin Diesel accidentally leaked — the Guardians of the Galaxy and the God of Thunder aren’t finished with each other yet. Via Collider, the Star-Lord himself Chris Pratt has officially joined the cast of Thor: Love and Thunder.

This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s seen Avengers: Endgame. At the end of that blockbuster extravaganza, Chris Hemsworth’s Thor hopped on the spaceship Benatar with Star-Lord’s team. It sounds like Love and Thunder will pick up right where Endgame left off, which begs the question: will the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy (or is that Asgardians of the Galaxy?) be gracing Thor 4 with their presence?

So far only Pratt is confirmed, but Diesel seems to think his character Groot will be involved. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see more of the intergalactic crew, especially considering the friendship between Thor and Rocket (Bradley Cooper).

Pratt joins a cast that also includes Natalie Portman, who will return to the franchise to wield Mjölnir as the Goddess of Thunder after skipping Thor: Ragnarok. Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie is also back in her position as the Queen of Asgard, and Christian Bale has been confirmed as a yet-unknown villain. Taika Waititi is back in the director’s chair, in addition to penning the script alongside Jennifer Kaytin Robinson and once again providing the voice of fan favorite Korg.

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Originally set for November 5th, 2021, a series of COVID-related delays now has Thor: Love and Thunder lighting up theater on February 11th, 2022.

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Guardians of the Galaxy’s Chris Pratt Joins Cast of Thor: Love and Thunder
Wren Graves and Ben Kaye

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