Idris Elba Says He Has a Small Part in Thor: Ragnarok


Outside of Loki, there isn't really a villain in the franchise that you just love to hate. Those that they do not choose go the realm of the dead, which is ruled by Hela (Cate Blanchett).

As Hela, the Goddess of Death, the Oscar victor becomes "the first female villain that we've had in a Marvel film", says director Taika Waititi, and Blanchett looks like she's having a fabulous time as the trailblazing antagonist.

Yikes. For more background on Hela, watch the featurette above, which also features thoughts from Hemsworth and director Taika Waititi.

Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok - the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization - at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

After those fantastic Thor: Ragnarok trailers, everyone's talking about Odinson.

Thor: Ragnarok stars Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston, Tessa Thompson, Idris Elba, Karl Urban, Anthony Hopkins, and Jeff Goldblum.

Disney and Marvel appear to be very confident about Thor: Ragnarok, with the film's embargo scheduled to lift earlier than usual.

There are some fantastic Thor stories in the Marvel catalog for them to take inspiration from. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is just too different compared to the Marvel Comics line, but that doesn't mean there aren't some incredible stories the movies could emulate. "It's been great, but I kinda think I need a bit more", he said.