This submit accommodates spoilers for MOON KNIGHT.
Gods have at all times been a part of the MCU. Wakandans thank Bast and Sekhmet, Captain The usa confident Black Widow that “There’s just one God,” and the Celestials proven in Guardians of the Galaxy and Eternals create and smash worlds. However with out query, the collection maximum excited by deities has been Thor. Because the first movie, Thor has handled no longer handiest the titular god of thunder, but additionally the All-Father Odin, the trickster god Loki, and the goddess of loss of life Hela. The one collection to rival Thor in god content material has been Moon Knight and its Ennead, the choice of Egyptian gods, together with Khonshu, Ammit, and Taweret.
Enthusiasts of each Moon Knight and Thor could have been shocked that the 2 pantheons by no means discussed one some other. However that wasn’t at first the plan. Moon Knight author Jeremy Slater instructed The Direct that he in truth did plan connections to Thor: Love and Thunder for the Disney+ collection. “[W]rooster we got to work at the display, we didn’t know once we had been debuting,” Slater defined, “and we idea we’d most certainly be following Thor[: Love and Thunder].” Beneath that assumption, Slater evolved the collection in some way that addressed the foremost adjustments to MCU’s deities promised via the Thor movie.
Adapting a 2012 comedian guide storyline via Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic, Thor: Love and Thunder pits the titular hero in opposition to Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale). As his identify suggests, Gorr has a grudge in opposition to the gods of a large number of pantheons and devotes his existence to wiping all of them out.