The teaser for Marvel’s upcoming superhero journey Thor: Love and Thunder launched on Monday night. The one-minute 27-second teaser provides a quick have a look at Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on the street to self-discovery after the occasions of Avengers: Endgame. And whereas there isn’t a dearth of jaw-dropping moments and divulges within the teaser, a hilarious scene that includes Thor and Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) has caught the followers’ fancy. Many followers appear to have caught on a same-sex romance subtext between the 2. Also learn: Thor Love and Thunder teaser: Chris Hemsworth is on a journey of self-discovery; Natalie Portman lifts Mjolnir. Watch
Chris Pratt is reprising his position as Peter Quill from the Guardians of the Galaxy collection, together with different co-stars Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, and Pom Klementieff. It is anticipated that the Guardians’ look in Thor 4 is an prolonged cameo. An alternate between Quill and Thor within the movie has the previous telling the God of Thunder to “look into the eyes of people that love you”. As Quill appears in direction of his fellow Guardians, Thor tries to gaze into Quill’s eyes as a substitute. At that, Quill replies, “Not me!” A flustered and embarrassed Thor says, “What? Just listening.”
Viewers identified that it seems Thor has a crush on Peter Quill right here, or at the least there may be some romantic/sexual rigidity between the 2 characters. One fan tweeted screenshots of the alternate between the 2 and wrote, “Does Thor have a crush on Peter Quill?” Another fan shared the unique tweet and wrote, “Omg Thor love and thunder it makes so much sense. Thor is gonna fall in love with Quill.”
Given Chris Pratt‘s seemingly conservative and orthodox views on LGBTQ relationships, followers are satisfied director Taika Waititi wrote the scene intentionally to mess with the actor. One fan tweeted, “If Taika Waititi created gay subtext for Thor Love and Thunder with Thor and Quill knowing the Way Chris Pratt is…he’s so insane and powerful.” There had been a number of memes referencing how shocked and indignant Chris Pratt could have been on studying the scene within the script. Chris identifies as a non-denominational Christian and is a part of the Hillsong church, which has been criticised for its anti-LGBTQ stance. The actor himself, nonetheless, has by no means brazenly shared his views on same-sex relationships.
Many have identified that the Thor in Marvel Comics and MCU is predicated on the Norse god, and within the Norse mythology, Thor is pansexual. Hence, it would not be out of character for him to fall in love with a person. However, whether or not the scene is only a throwaway reference or if there’s something extra to it stays to be seen.
Thor: Love and Thunder additionally stars Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, and introduces Christian Bale to the MCU as new villain Gorr the God Butcher. The movie will hit the screens on July 8, 2022.