In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Mark Ruffalo described the Hulk in Thor: Ragnarok as “much more” than what we’ve seen in the Avengers movies and that the character was now “like a god”.
More plot details about Thor: Ragnarok have revealed that Thor will find himself on the alien planet Sakaar, otherwise known as Planet Hulk in the Marvel comics.
“Sakaar is basically where every wormhole across the universe dumps its trash, so you get people from all walks of life with all sorts of incredible abilities and powers,” Hemsworth says in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly. “No one cares what prince or King Thor may have been in another world. Also, his strength is pretty easily matched with those he finds himself amongst.”
“He’s much more of a character than the green rage machine you’ve seen in the Avengers movies,” says Mark Ruffalo, who returns for Thor: Ragnarok. “He’s got a swagger. He’s like a god.”
Entertainment Weekly also revealed that Chris Hemsworth thought he was fired after his character didnt appear appear in Captain America: Civil War. “I was like, ‘What?’ Are we being fired?'” Hemsworth said. “Marvel quickly reassured us, ‘No you guys have got your own journey going on, and in order for that to work you can’t be a part of this one.’ Look, it turned out just perfect because we got to do a whole different kind of thing we wouldn’t have able to do otherwise.”
Thor: Raganarok has a November 3, 2017 release directed by Taika Waititi starring Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk/Banner, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Cate Blanchett as Hela, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster, Anthony Hopkins as Odin and Sam Neill in an unknown role.