On the Hall H stage during the Marvel Studios panel last Saturday night, actress Tessa Thompson got a big cheer when she said that as the king of New Asgard, her character, Valkyrie, “needs to find her queen” in the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder. That was confirmation that we’ll get to see deeper aspects of her life explored on screen in the new sequel, and specifically that the movie will address her bisexuality after a scene that alluded to it was cut from Thor: Ragnarok.
And Valkyrie isn’t the only LGBTQ Marvel Studios character on the horizon: Kevin Feige confirmed that more were on the way, and we won’t have to wait long to see them.
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In an interview with io9 after the Comic-Con panel, Feige was asked if we’re getting an LGBTQ-friendly story in Thor: Love and Thunder and how that might impact Valkyrie’s story:
“The answer is yes. How that impacts the story remains to be seen. But that level of representation you will see across our films, not in just Thor 4.“
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Speaking with Collider, Feige also confirmed that The Eternals, another project which was officially announced during the presentation, will feature LGBTQ representation in its characters, but it’s unclear if any other movies will feature LGBTQ...
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