There are about two months left before Disney and Marvel Studios releases the latest installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and perhaps the final solo film outing of yet another of its heroes. “Thor: Ragnarok” is the third MCU movie featuring the eponymous superhero God of Thunder played by Chris Hemsworth, and its subtitle alludes to the end of the world scenario as laid out by the original Norse mythology from which Thor hails. Much has already been revealed about the plot, which sees our hero reuniting with “a friend from work,” but a new trailer released teases another development, like Thor leading his own “team” with a hilarious name.

Revengers ‘resemble’?

Marvel Entertainment has seen fit to whet the audience’s appetite for the upcoming film “Thor: Ragnarok” by putting out yet another trailer. This new preview takes a look at some scenes already revealed in past trailers, but from a new angle. Again we see Thor (Hemsworth) in the cosmic arena of the Grandmaster (Jeff Goldblum) after losing Mjolnir and being cast far out from Asgard. Also interesting are some extended flashback sequences with Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), former Asgardian-turned-bounty hunter for the Grandmaster that elaborates on her past connections to the movie’s big bad.

Said sequence shows Valkyrie leading an army of female Asgardian warriors on winged steeds against the Goddess of Death Hela (Cate Blanchette), who along with Sigourney Weaver on the Marvel Netflix series are the first female main villains of the MCU.

But the actual money shot has got to be a scene with Thor, Valkyrie, the long-lost Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffallo) and the sinister trickster Loki (Tom Hiddleston), forming an ad hoc team against either Grandmaster or Hela. The funny part is when Thor calls their group the “Revengers.”

Easter egg

For those who are not to Marvel-savvy, even for the film series, Thor is a member of the superhero team the Avengers, though MCU-wise he left after the events of their second movie “Age of Ultron” in 2015.

Now in the original Marvel Comics, the Revengers began as a gathering of super-villains put together to fight against A-Next, a new-generation Avengers team from the alternate MC2 comic label. Other villains have co-opted the name since, so Thor in “Ragnarok” using the name is a touch of hilarity in line with the trademark humor across most of Disney-Marvel’s movie productions.

The trailer closes with a shot of Hulk facing off against another figure that could be a bigger villain aside from Hela, all the more reason for fans not to miss “Thor: Ragnarok”, starring Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Jeff Goldblum, and Cate Blanchet, with a special appearance from Benedict Cumberbatch. The film hits cinemas on November 3.