Thor: Ragnarok
Thor: Ragnarok

'Thor: Ragnarok' trivia and fun facts


Thor wields a mace in his fight with the Hulk. In the Marvel comics, this mace was used by Thor's ally, Hercules.


Tony Stark creates a cyborg clone called Ragnarok in the Civil War saga with DNA obtained from a strand of hair of Thor.


The film, as the name implies, is based on the Ragnarok bow of Marvel comics. Thor discovers that Asgard is the victim of a curse and must avoid at all costs.


Cate Blanchett will be the villain in the film.


Chris Hemsworth trainer's Luke Zocchi revealed that Hemsworth put on twenty pounds of muscle for his role in the film, taking his weight over two hundred pounds for the film, by following an 'old-school bodybuilding regime lifting a large weight-load for small number of reps'. Zocchi revealed Hemsworth's favorite body part to train was his biceps, saying, "We design the workout around the body parts he's gonna be showing off the most, he's gonna have his arms and shoulders showing (through the sleeveless armor), so that's the thing we really focus on building up. He probably bicep curls thirty kilo dumbbells on average, each hand, so 120 pounds total. We always do seated incline curls, standing curls, and hammer curls. We started lighter and slowly, progressively get heavier." Zocchi said they are trying to deliver Hemsworth's best physique yet for this film.


Director Taika Waititi said in the Comic-Con that 80% of the screenplay for 'Thor: Ragnarok' has been improvised.

New Zealand director

Taika Waititi, is in charge of 'Thor: Ragnarok', a New Zealander director who became known with the excellent vampire comedy and false documentary 'What We Do in The Shadows'.


The trailer generated more than 136 million views in its first 24 hours after being released.


In the comics and Norse myth, Valkyrie was a blonde white Viking warrior woman. In this film, she is played by African-American actress Tessa Thompson. According to director Taika Waititi, this was a not deliberate decision to diversify the film but to choose the best person: "You're working with comic-book Vikings, so you have to look at the source material as a very loose inspiration. A character's skin tone and hair color doesn't matter... I think the story is king, and you want the best person for the job. And Tessa was the best person."

The fate of gods

Ragnarok is "the fate of gods". The mith tells the eventually destruction of the universe and the humanity in a god war. Gods like Odin, Thor, Loki, Heimdall, Freyr, Sol and Tyr and the monstersj otun Fenrir and Jörmungandr. Then a new generations of gods take the place of the old ones, repeating this cycle again.


The movi may happen in a different planet of Agard or Earth


To prepare for her role as Hela, Cate Blanchett studied capoeira.

Last film

It's rumored that will be the last film of Thor.

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett accepted a role in this movie to please her children, who are Marvel comics fans. Blanchett's eldest son Dashiell John Upton suggested she take the role of Hela, saying it'd be a career boost.

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