Warning: SPOILERS for Thor: Ragnarok forward!
Matt Damon has a lot star energy in Hollywood that he might definitely lead his personal superhero film. As an alternative, the actor debuted within the Marvel Cinematic Universe final month throughout Thor: Ragnarok not as one of many leads, however as somebody enjoying one of many foremost characters, Upon returning to Asgard, Thor noticed a play about Thor’s earlier adventures within the modern-day MCU, and Damon’s Asgardian character was performing the Loki function. It was an amusing cameo, and Damon has revealed that his involvement originated from easy cellphone calls from Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth, and director Taika Waititi. Damon recalled:
Chris simply known as me up, and Taika known as me up, and I am associates with these guys. They pitched me the thought and I simply thought it was hysterical, the thought of mainly an intergalactic group theater actor form of residing out Tom Hiddleston’s character’s fantasy. I simply thought it was only a nice, humorous bit, and really simple to do. These guys had been quite a lot of enjoyable, and Taika runs a very enjoyable set. It was a lightweight raise for me.
As Matt Damon knowledgeable Collider, he did not have any aspirations to affix the MCU earlier than Thor: Ragnarok, however when Chris Hemsworth and Taika Waititi known as him, he noticed it as alternative to do one thing simple and enjoyable for probably the most fashionable film franchises. Together with Damon enjoying the Loki actor, Thor: Ragnarok‘s “stellar” stage manufacturing additionally featured Sam Neill (who Waititi beforehand labored with on Hunt for the Wilderpeople) because the Odin actor and Luke Hemsworth because the Thor actor. In fact, now there’s the query of if any of these three actors exist throughout the MCU, and in the event that they do, what would they consider there being Ashardians who look identical to them.
On the finish of Thor: The Dark World, Loki banished Odin to Earth and disguised himself because the All-Father in order that he might rule Asgard. As a result of Thor was so busy along with his Avengers duties and making an attempt to resolve the thriller of who was gathering the Infinity Stones collectively, the God of Thunder wasn’t spending that a lot time in his residence realm, and thus did not be taught what his misleading brother had accomplished till a number of years later in Thor: Ragnarok. However upon defeating Surtur, returning to Asgard with the hearth demon’s crown, coming throughout this play that made Loki out to be extra of a hero then he really was (one thing tells me it will not be profitable any Asgardian Tonys) and seeing how unusual “Odin” was appearing, he lastly realized what Loki had accomplished and compelled him to disclose himself to the Asgardian inhabitants. Minimize to the tip of the film, Asgard was destroyed, however Thor and his allies efficiently evacuated its residents, so one can solely hope that Matt Damon’s character and his fellow performers made it out alive as properly.
Thor: Ragnarok is wrapping up its theatrical run, however you may anticipate it to be obtainable on residence media within the coming months. Each Thor and Loki shall be again for Avengers: Infinity War on Might four, 2018.