Deadline has confirmed that Russell Crowe has joined Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, and Christian Bale in Thor: Love and Thunder.
Crowe's part is being kept a secret. He is supposed to have a minor role in the film.
The actor's participation in the project emerged was first speculated after images of Crowe and the cast of the film emerged over the weekend. According to insiders, Crowe will be one of the film's many surprises.
Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as Thor, Natalie Portman is back as Jane Foster, who will become a Thor, and Tessa Thompson reprises her role as Valkyrie in Thor: Love and Thunder. Christian Bale will play the villain Gorr the God Butcher. The cast of Guardians of the Galaxy films will also make an appearance in the movie. Taika Waititi is back as the film's director. The plot details are kept under wraps.
Crowe won an Oscar for his performance in Gladiator. Most recently, he appeared in the thriller Unhinged. He will next star with Zac Efron in Peter Farrelly's The Greatest Beer Run Ever.
Thor: Love and Thunder is set to hit theatres on May 6, 2022.