The next Marvel Comics movie coming out this year is "Guardians of the Galaxy 2," followed in July by "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and then in November by "Thor: Ragnarok." The cast and crew of the third Thor movie had a cover story in this week's "Entertainment Weekly" and talked about the film. One actress, Cate Blanchett, said that her character of Hela is starting a revolution from within Marvel.

Cate Blanchett as Hela in 'Thor: Ragnarok.'

Cate Blanchett plays Hela, the Goddess of Death in Norse mythology, in "Thor: Ragnarok" When Blanchett mentions that she is helping to start a revolution in Marvel Comics movies, she is talking about Hela being the very first female supervillain in a Marvel movie since they started making their films.

Of course, there have been female villains in the past such as Catwoman and Talia Al'Ghul, but when it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the villains have been all males. As a matter of fact, there still hasn't been a female-led Marvel movie and won't be until Brie Larson stars in "Captain Marvel" in 2019. DC Comics beat them to the punch with "Wonder Woman" this year. According to Cate Blanchett, Hela gives her a unique opportunity because she said that there is a lot of untapped potential for female villains in the Marvel Universe.

The plot of 'Thor: Ragnarok.'

That same Entertainment Weekly article also finally revealed the exact storyline for "Thor: Ragnarok." For those who don't know Norse mythology, Ragnarok is the end of days for the Norse gods, similar to the book of Revelation in the Bible for Christians. However, there is a lot more going on in this Thor movie. When the God of Thunder returns home after "Avengers: Age of Ultron," he finds Asgard in trouble because Hela has escaped her prison and she sends Thor to a planet called Sakaar.

Comic fans know this as the world from "Planet Hulk," and that is where the movie goes next as Hulk is brought in and gladiator battles ensue under the rule of The Grandmaster (The brother of The Collector from "Guardians of the Galaxy"). After this, it becomes a road trip movie on the way to "Avengers: Infinity War," which makes this seem like the strangest Thor movie of them all.

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