is coming Thor: Love and Thunder to theaters around the world, and now that the version of Cap the God Butcher Christian Bale’s version is coming July 8, and he’ll look very different from his comic book counterpart, and while both versions still feature a gray bipedal alien, Bale’s version is missing some of the character’s iconic elements. , as is the case with the tendrils coming out of his head and the character’s dark black robes, they instead added a nose to him, while the comic Gorr has a flat face.
Now, part of the reason behind all these changes in her appearance, according to Taika Waititithe director of Thor: Love and Thunder, is that the comic version looked too much like Lord Voldemort from the Harry Potter saga and avoided comments about his resemblance:
“His face in the comics, unfortunately, looks a bit like Voldemort”said the director at a press tour with IGN. “So I thought ‘people are going to make that connection automatically’. So we decided to move away from that design and keep elements of the tone and the fact that he had the sword. Really, his story was the most important thing to us.”
So when we talk to Christian baleThe actor said that the comic book look to Gorr was simply impossible with his portrayal of the role, but that he would seek to adapt it: “I was coming from a movie where it had been necessary to be a little under-muscled,” Bale explained. “And then I saw the footage and thought, ‘Well, that’s not going to be possible…and this thong thing going on there.'”
“He seemed in the comics like physically, you know, someone to look out for. And I said, ‘Well, you know, that’s not going to be possible in the state I’m in. And we literally have three days between us. finish a movie and travel to Australia for quarantine and all that. I like to have a lot more time in between, but the pandemic meant things were worked out that way.”