That Thor Franchise was in danger of falling apart until Taika Waititi showed up. The 2013 sequel to the original, The Dark WorldIt was the worst Marvel film on Rotten Tomatoes in a long time. Four years passed before Waititi was delivered Thor: Ragnarok, But the wait was worth it. The director delivered one of the most popular films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and according to Waititi, it wasn’t long before Marvel boss Kevin Feige asked him to do it all over again Thor: Love and Thunder.

Taika Waititi attends a Thor: Love and Thunder screening in London in July 2022.  Waititi said his Thor: Ragnarok was such an instant hit that Marvel greenlit Thor: Love and Thunder almost immediately.

Thor: Love and Thunder Director Taika Waititi | Neil Mockford/FilmMagic

Taika Waititi does it all in Thor: Love and Thunder

Waititi may not think much about his acting skills, but it’s one of several hats he wears Thor: Love and Thunder. We don’t see the New Zealand native on screen, but he does provide the voice and movements for the CGI character Korg.

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