New Thor: Love and Thunder Clip Reveals Venom-Like Villain
Gorr the God Butcher, a villain who has a pure hatred of gods. The character, who is portrayed by Christian Bale, has been a consistent figure in the sequel’s marketing ahead of its July premiere, and a good chunk of the promos have already revealed the villain’s creepy design and his passion for killing gods.
Aside from those, Gorr’s minions had a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance in one of Thor 4’s trailers, thus leading to different theories about their connection to Venom. In Marvel Comics, Gorr actually has a direct link to the popular anti-hero, and this was the main reason why diehard fans are pointing out the possible connection in the MCU.
Now, a new clip has emerged, further adding more evidence that the MCU’s Gorr could have a potential tie to Venom.
Thor 4 Features Venom-Like Villain
IGN shared a new clip from Thor: Love and Thunder, showcasing a first full look at Gorr the God Butcher’s minions.
The footage starts with a surprised Thor due to the return of Mjolnir, with the weapon blasting through one of the scary villains. The clip ends with Jane Foster’s Mighty Thor as she shows off the impressive new powers of Mjolnir to the God of Thunder.
As a result of these similarities, some fans have theorized that these minions have a connection to Venom. In the comics, the creatures are created from Gorr’s weapon, the Necrosword, which is a sword wielded by the creator of the symbiote, Knull:
Love and Thunder’s teaser trailer already showed a glimpse of the Black Berserker, but this full look managed to reveal more of the Venom-like features of Thor’s new adversary.