Thor: Love and Thunder added the Panther Goddess Bast.
Akosia Sabet has been joined the cast as Goddess Bast in Thor: Love and Thunder. In Marvel Comics, Bast was the protector of the Panther Clan and is also referred to as the “Panther God“. She was the one who gave Bashenga, and the rest of his lineage, the power of the Black Panther and control over Wakanda. Also in the comics, Bast is related to Khonshu and Sekhmet. Thor: Love and Thunder is slated for 8 July 2022. Check out the first look image of Akosia Sabet’s Bast below.
Marvel is exploring the supernatural aspect of the universe by exploring other mythologies beyond Asgard. In Captain America: Civil War, T’Challa mention the gods such as Bast and Sekhmet. both have a connection to the Moon God, Khonshu, as he is technically their half-brother.
In Thor: Love and Thunder, Thor has to deal with Gorr The God Butcher, also known as the Killer of Gods. In comics he is a creature of deadly reckoning, Gorr the God Butcher vows to kill all deities across the cosmos—a crusade that spans a millennia. Christian Bale will play the role of Gorr in Thor: Love and Thunder.
The film stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster/Mighty Thor, Tessa Thompson as Brunnhilde/Valkyrie, Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher, Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Jaimie Alexander as Sif, Jeff Goldblum as En Dwi Gast/Grandmaster and Russell Crowe as Zeus, directed by Taika Waititi.
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