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The Marvel Cinematic Universe Adds Several New Stars

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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.

 

Mark Ruffalo in Talks to Bring The Hulk to Thor: Ragnarok

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According to a report from Deadline, Marvel Studios is in the process of wooing Mark Ruffalo to bring the Hulk back in the upcoming film, Thor: Ragnarok. Rumors about the return of Hulk and Ruffalo’s involvement have been churning around the mill for weeks and might possibly be true considering the actor has been listed under the cast list for the film on Imdb.

Thor: Ragnarok, which will be the third installment in the Thor franchise, will see the return of Tom Hiddleston’s Loki, Chris Hemsworth’s Thor and Jaimie Alexander’s Lady Sif. However, the plot of the film has not been released.

The script for the film will be written by Christopher Yost (Thor: The Dark World), Craig Kyle and Thor comic book writers Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and Larry Lieber. The film will be directed by Taika Waititi (Green Lantern) and produced by Kevin Feige.

Thor: Ragnarok is set to be released Nov. 3, 2017.