The Major MCU Villains Set to Become Heroes in Phase 4 and Beyond
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has seen its fair share of villains. Some come to threaten a singular Avenger, while others come to threaten the world, wiping out 50% of the population across planets from galaxies far and wide. Yet, some possess a conflicted mindset — a heart capable of rediscovering the good inside. Others know when to put differences aside — and fight alongside a hero for self-preservation purposes. And, those villains may come into the spotlight once more in Phase 4 (and beyond).
Based on available information and leaked news surrounding Phase 4 and beyond, certain major villains seem destined to turn over a new leaf following the Infinity Saga’s Avengers: Endgame.
1. Hela may fight alongside Thor in ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’
Insider reports suggest that Cate Blanchett’s Hela could return to Thor: Love and Thunder since her dead body was never actually shown on-screen. Despite the character’s glorious sinister ways and lack of concern for life, she will reportedly team up with Thor to protect New Asgard from a new threat. The upcoming threat will be capable of wiping out the land and the people who inhabit it, including Hela.
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We Got This Covered notes that Hela will not be buddy-buddy with Thor, but she will rather come to understand that, together, she has a chance at survival. In other words, her reason for becoming a “hero” will not be about internal growth or forgiveness, but self-preservation ...
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