During a recent interview with GQ to promote his new film Amsterdam, Christian Bale reflected on his Marvel debut earlier this year and, in particular, his first extensive experience with green screen acting. The star of Thor: Love and Thunder he does not remember the experience fondly, calling it “the definition of monotony”.
“This is the first time I’ve done this. I mean, the definition of him is monotony. You have good people. You have other actors who are much more experienced than me. Can you differentiate one day from another? No, absolutely no. You have no idea what to do. I couldn’t even differentiate one phase from the next. They kept saying, “You are in the third stage.” Well, it’s like “What is that?” “The blue one.” I’m like, “Yes. But you are on stage seven. “Which is that?” “The blue one.” I was like “Uh, where?”
Since the experience of Christian Bale based mainly on dramatic roles and rarely so involved with Computer Graphics, it is understandable that, despite his many years of work, this type of set has disoriented him, however the performance delivered for the film still lives up to its name , as well as the best in the whole film by Taika Waititi.
Thor: Love and Thunder is the fourth chapter on the adventures of the God of Thunder in the MCU, but to wield Mjolnir this time will be Jane Foster, played again by Natalie Portman, as confirmed on Saturday during the Marvel Studios panel at Comic-Con. The film was released on July 6, 2022.
The film follows Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey different from those faced up to now, in search of inner peace. But his rest is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the Slaughterer of Gods (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor relies on the help of Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) who, to Thor’s amazement, inexplicably wields his magic hammer, Mjolnir, like Mighty Thor. Together, they embark on a shocking cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of Gorr the Slaughterer’s Revenge and stop him before it’s too late.
Taika Waititi will return to the direction of Thor: Love and Thundera Marvel Studios movie later Thor: Ragnarok, as well as Chris Hemsworth And Tessa Thompson will reprise their respective roles as Thor and Valkyrie after their last appearance in Avengers: Endgame. Also in the cast Christian Bale in the role of villain Gorr the Slaughterer of Gods, e Russell Crowe in those of Zeus. The inspiration for the project comes from the comic book “The Mighty Thor”, described by Waititi as “the perfect combination of emotion, love, thunder and exciting stories with the first female Thor in the universe”.