Idris Elba hints at surprise cameo in ‘Thor: Love And Thunder’

Is Heimdall set for a dramatic return?

Idris Elba has teased a potential unlikely MCU return in the forthcoming Thor: Love And Thunder.

The sequel to Thor: Ragnarok is set to be released on May 6 next year and will star Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Chris Hemsworth and more.

Now, it appears to be a possibility that Elba could reprise his role as Heimdall for the first time since 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War.

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After speaking to Comicbook.com about his role as Bloodsport in The Suicide Squad, Elba was asked if there was any hope of a return for his Thor character – and whether he considered himself a “DC exclusive” actor now after “seemingly” dying in Marvel’s Infinity War.

“I think that I’m excited about the possibilities in the DC world,” Elba said, before playfully adding: “And I think the word of choice to make note of is the word ‘seemingly.'”

Idris Elba
Idris Elba. CREDIT: Image Press Agency / Alamy Stock Photo

Earlier this month (July 10), Taika Waititi called Thor: Love And Thunder the “craziest” film he’s ever made.

Speaking to Empire about the forthcoming film, the director said: “Well, just between (me and) you and the readers, I’ve done some crazy shit in my life. I’ve lived, like, 10 lifetimes. But it’s the craziest film I’ve ever done.”

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He continued: “It’s almost like it shouldn’t be made. If you walked into a room and said, ‘I want this and this and this.’ Who’s in it? ‘These people.’ What are you going to call it? ‘Love And Thunder.’ I mean, you’d never work again. Maybe I won’t after this.”

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