Love and Thunder streaming on Netflix
Thor: Love and Thunder, the latest entry in the MCU, is currently electrifying audiences exclusively in movie theaters. Although reaction to the film was mixed, love and thunder was undeniably a box office success right from the start, reaching a streak high for the Thor series.
However, viewers don’t need to leave their homes at all if they want to see some of their favorite stars from the film. In fact, almost every main cast member has a movie currently on Netflix, which means all it takes is the click of a button to see what some of the Thor the franchise’s biggest players know when they’re not protecting New Asgard.
Chris Hemsworth – Spider Head (2022)
While Hemsworth plays the titular hero in the Thor series, he plays a much more sinister role in spider head as a man overseeing mind-altering drug experiments conducted on prisoners. One of Netflix’s latest original movies, spider head is based on a short story by George Saunders.
The film is directed by the director of the recent hit Top Gun: Maverick, Joseph Kosinski, and here he finds one of the stars of this film, Miles Teller. It’s a trippy, suspenseful story that shows fans another side of Chris Hemsworth.
Natalie Portman – Leon: The Professional (1994)
Portman was only twelve years old when she starred in Leon: the professionala story in which a professional hitman befriends a recently orphaned girl, yet her performance was so powerful that it helped propel her to the superstardom she has today.
Although she was new to acting when she made The professional, there’s a reason the movie still ranks among Portman’s best films. It’s a fantastic action movie that still holds up today, and it’s fascinating to see where such an established actress who now plays the Mighty Thor got her start.
Christian Bale – Vice (2018)
Christian Bale looks almost unrecognizable love and thunder‘s Gorr the God Butcher, but that’s the kind of transformation the actor has been used to going through throughout his career. All everyone has to do is watch how he completely transformed into former Vice President Dick Cheney for his biopic. Vice to understand.
Bale would win a Golden Globe for his performance in this Adam McKay-directed film, while also receiving Oscar and BAFTA nominations.
Tessa Thompson – Sorry to Bother You (2018)
One of the most unique films in the current Netflix catalog is Boots Riley’s sorry to disturb youwhich follows a young black telemarketer named Cash who begins to achieve success using a “white voice”.
The film is both incredibly light and dark, keeping viewers on their toes with a brilliant mix of surreal comedy and poignant, heartbreaking social commentary. Tessa Thompson plays Detroit, Cash’s girlfriend who disagrees with how Cash achieves success.
Russell Crowe – Les Miserables (2012)
Russell Crowe just made the leap from the DCEU to the MCU, going from Superman’s father Jor-El to Steel man to the god Zeus in love and thunder. Before being in either of those films, however, Crowe was one of many A-list stars in the film adaptation of the beloved musical. Wretched.
Crowe portrays the iconic antagonist Javert, a tough lawman who becomes obsessed with capturing Jean Valjean from Hugh Jackman for breaking his parole.
Chris Pratt – Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
One of the things that excited fans the most love and thunder was the fact that it would feature Guardians of the Galaxy. Fortunately, they also star in many films to discover on Netflix.
While Chris Pratt is currently making waves with his new military action thriller The list of terminals, he also starred in a performance of an actual US military operation. This movie was zero dark thirtyKathryn Bigelow’s examination of the decade-long mission to find and kill Osama Bin Laden.
Dave Bautista – Army of the Dead (2021)
With Bautista pretending Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 to be his last turn as Drax, it seems love and thunder will therefore be one of his last MCU releases.
And, while he has yet to appear in a DCEU movie, he has collaborated with one of its most famous directors, Zack Snyder, to army of the dead. Bautista stars as the lead and showcases his dramatic qualities among a set in the cinematic fusion of the zombie and heist genres that features some of Snyder’s best action sequences.
Karen Gillian – Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)
Karen Gillian returns as Nebula for love and thunderbut fans can also see her, but without the blue makeup and bionic body parts, in Gunpowder milkshakean action thriller following a female hitman who assembles a team (including MCU star Michelle Yeoh) to protect a young girl from other killers.
The film is a Netflix original that has received many comparisons to the ever-popular John Wick franchise, and Gunpowder milkshake currently has a sequel in development.
Pom Klementieff – Thunder Force (2021)
Pom Klementieff just seems to pop up in the superhero fare, she clearly hasn’t been ranked in her role as Mantis in the MCU. In 2021 alone, she made two appearances in the superhero genre.
An uncredited cameo in James Gunn The Suicide Squad marked his DCEU debut and the Netflix Original movie thunder force allowed her to walk on the evil side playing the role of Laser, a destructive force of evil who repeatedly battles the heroic characters of Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer.
Taika Waititi – Hunting the Wild Peoples (2016)
The director of love and thunder, Taika Waititi also voices the adorable Korg. Taika has portrayed characters in all the films he has made, some of them major roles such as his appearances as Hitler in JoJo Rabbit and Viago in What we do in the shadowswhile some of his roles have been much smaller.
One of those small roles occurs in Waititi’s acclaimed film Wilderpeople Huntwhich sees him playing a minister in this adventurous Kiwi tale.
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