Tessa Thompson revealed Thursday that Christian Bale will play the villain in the fourth Thor movie, Love and Thunder. The actress, who plays Valkyrie and the new king of Asgard following the events of , offered up the news to CNET sister site ET.
"Christian Bale is going to play our villain which is going to be fantastic," Thompson said.
Thompson added that she's read the script and there've been "lots of excited text messages" between her and Lady Thor, Natalie Portman.
The Dark Knight Rises movie in 2012.movie, last played a super hero when he was Batman in DC's
, who directed . Waititi's Korg character will also be back for the new movie. , played by Chris Hemsworth and Portman. The release date is set for Nov. 5, 2021.