We have officially entered phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and with that Marvel has added several high profile stars to the next several movies in the lineup.
In Thor: Ragnarok, it was recently announced by Marvel that Jeff Goldblum is joining the cast as the eccentric Grandmaster, one of the Elders of the Universe who loves to invent games. Karl Urban will play and Asgardian bad guy called Skurge and Tessa Thompson will portray Thor’s love interest Valkyrie. Cate Blanchett was added in a role that is only known as the mysterious and powerful new villain named Hela. We will also see the return of Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston as Thor and Loki respectively. Mark Ruffalo is also heading to Asgard as the Hulk, which will mark his first time crossing over into a different realm.
In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Michael Keaton has been added as an unnamed villain. Tom Holland will lead the role as the titular character. According to screenwriter Jonathan M. Goldstein, this film won’t be another origin story.