Date: 23rd April 2021

Russell Crowe Confirms He Is Playing Zeus in Thor: Love and Thunder.

Russell Crowe has revealed that the god Zeus is his mystery role in the upcoming Marvel sequel Thor: Love and Thunder.

Crowe revealed in an interview to JOY Breakfast With the Murphys that "I'm gonna get on my bicycle. I’m gonna ride up to Disney Fox Studios, and around about 9:15 I shall be Zeus!"

He also notes that this is his last day of filming on Thor: Love and Thunder. "It's my last day of Zeus-ing about and I’m going to enjoy it."

Another big name that's been announced for the cast is The Dark Knight star Christian Bale. He'll be taking on the role of the main villain as Gorr the God Butcher, a supervillain who's tussled with Thor in Marvel Comics stories. Fortunately, Hemsworth's Thor will have some help in the sequel, as Natalie Portman will be back as Jane Foster, aka the superhero called the Mighty Thor.

Thor: Love and Thunder will also star Melissa McCarthy as Hela, Jaimie Alexander as Sif, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, and Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster. The Guardians of the Galaxy stars will also appear, including Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Karen Gillan as Nebula, and Sean Gunn as Kraglin Obfonteri. Matt Damon, Sam Neill, and Luke Hemsworth will also reprise their roles as Asgardian actors after first appe aring in Thor: Ragnarok.

Source: Press Release