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Hercules will make his first appearance in the MCU, and the character will appear in the upcoming Marvel projects.
Who is Hercules in Marvel?
Hercules was the son of Zeus, king of the Olympian gods, and Alcmena of Thebes in Ancient Greece. He was born as the result of Zeus seducing Alcmena in the guise of her husband, Amphitryon who was away at war battling the pirates of Taphos. Due to his Olympian lineage, Hercules was born with the potential for extraordinary superhuman strength. Zeus’ wife Hera grew jealous of his adultery, Alcmena tried to appease the goddess by naming her child Heracles “Glory of Hera.”
Thor: Love and Thunder is written and directed by Taika Waititi and stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher, Tessa Thompson as Brunnhilde/King Valkyrie, Jaimie Alexander as Sif, Taika Waititi as Korg, with Russell Crowe as Zeus, and Natalie Portman as Jane Foster/Mighty Thor.
Thor: Love and Thunder will hit theaters on July 8.