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Film: Valkyrie’s Queer Scene Was Cut From 2017 Thor Film


Director Taika Waititi has revealed that a queer scene featuring Tessa Thompson’s bisexual icon Valkyrie was cut from his 2017 Marvel debut Thor: Ragnarok. In an interview with The i about LGBTQ+ representation, the New Zealand filmmaker explained that a scene was shot showing a woman leaving Valkyrie’s apartment in a nod to her sexuality. The scene ended up on the cutting room floor with Waititi saying “people were just so confused”, admitting it should have been more explicit and that “we should have just had her [Valkyrie] come out and kiss her”. Full Story from Pink News

MOVIES: Leak Teases Valkyrie and Captain Marvel in 2023 Film

The Marvels

Marvel fans are getting very excited about the possibility of queer superhero Valkyrie making an appearance in the upcoming Captain Marvel sequel. Marvel fans have been openly shipping Captain Marvel and Valkyrie as a future couple within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), so it’s no surprise that the idea of the two sharing a screen in The Marvels has left fans in a frenzy. Valkyrie is bisexual in the comic books. Played in the MCU by Tessa Thompson, she’s set to return in Thor: Love and Thunder where she’ll explore her queerness and “find her queen”. That film is due … Read more

Valkyrie Will ‘Push the Bounds of’ Queer Representation

Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson has said that the next phase of Marvel films will “push the bounds” of representation. The Thor star plays the superhero Valkyrie – who is bisexual in the comics but has so far had most references to her sexuality left on the cutting room floor. Thompson has already told fans to expect a queer storyline in in the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder, teasing that as Asgard’s new king, “she needs to find her queen.” In an interview with Ramy Youssef for Variety last week, the out film star again committed herself to more representation. She said: “In the next phase of Marvel, we’re looking at what … Read more

FILM: Marvel to Get a Major LGBTQ Character (Finally)


Valkyrie will be the first official LGBTQ superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, producer Kevin Feige has confirmed. Following on from the studio’s trailblazing panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday 20 July, he told io9 that the character – who was appointed King of Asgard by her pal Thor at the end of Avengers: Endgame – will definitely have a queer storyline when she’s next seen on the big screen. “How that impacts the story remains to be seen with that level of representation you’ll see across our films, not in just Thor 4,” he added. Feige was quizzed on … Read more

FILM: Ragnarok Giveth and Taketh Awayeth

Chris Hemsworth

Two articles about the new Thor: Ragnarok film today. First, the director promises a little something something. From It’s a big promise, but now it’s out there. Chris Hemsworth and Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi gave an interview to Yahoo Entertainment’s Kevin Polowy in which they were asked if the hulking Australian actor had it in his contract to remove the shirt. Said Hemsworth: “In the very first Thor, I’d be training for months and months and months and Kenneth Branagh said ‘aww, what do you think about a shirt off scene?’ I said ‘mate I’ve been killing myself in the gym for eight months! … Read more

FILM: Thor: Ragnarok to feature Marvel’s First On-Screen Bi Character

Thor: Ragnarok - Valkyrie

Thor: Ragnarok will feature Marvel’s first on screen LGBTI character. The actress playing Valkyrie has confirmed the Marvel Cinematic Universe character is bisexual. People accused Tessa Thompson’s character of being a ‘typical sexless marvel tomboy.’ She clarified the character’s sexuality – Not once, but twice. The comic book character of Valkyrie was bisexual according to fans. They questioned if she would also be bisexual on screen. By Charlie Mathers – Full Story at Gay Star News