Marvel eyeing Christian Bale for a role in Thor: Love and Thunder.

Marvel Studios and Taika Waititi allegedly eyeing Christian Bale for in ThorLove and Thunder. According to Collider, Bale is in the early stage of discussion with Marvel Studios to join the cast of Thor: Love and Thunder in an undisclosed role. Bale previously played Bruce Wayne/Batman in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy.

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Thor: Love and Thunder’s Taika Waititi to join The Suicide Squad. ThorLove and Thunder will see Jane Foster take on the role of Thor and become Mighty Thor, the Goddess of Thunder. Natalie Portman returning to portray the character in the movie and possibly in future Marvel Cinematic Universe’s films.

Created by Stan Lee, scripter Larry Lieber, and penciler Jack Kirby, Jane Foster made her first appearance in Journey into Mystery #84 (Sept. 1962). She was introduced as Thor in the fourth volume of Thor by Jason Aaron and artist Russell Dauterman in October 2014, after the God of Thunder was no longer able to wield Mjolnir.

Thor: Love and Thunder star Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster and Taika Waititi as Korg. Waititi directing the film with a screenplay he wrote. The film is set to begin production in August.

Thor: Love and Thunder hit theaters on November 5, 2021.