Six Thor Characters That Should Show Up in the Movies
One of the things I loved about the first one was its willingness to go all out on the cast. Sure, I already expected to see Loki and Odin in addition to the God of Thunder, but who would've known they'd give a good amount of screen time to Heimdall, Sif, and the Warriors Three (Fandral the Dashing! Hogun the Grim! Volstagg the Voluminous!)?
So I figured, what the hell. If they're gonna be willing to go all out on who shows up, then here are five guys I'd love to see adapted to live action at one point or another!
5 and 4. Karnilla, the Norn Queen and Balder the Brave
I'm surprised Balder wasn't in the previous movie when Sif and the Warriors Three were. Thor's half-brother is invulnerable even to other Asgardians, and is a friend to all. In early Thor stories, he was the one who usually came to Thor's aid, and eventually he and Sif became Thor's regular fighting partners. He's been a strong enough character to get a small spinoff, which might explain why he's not in the movie when the others are (his presence might upstage Thor). He's pretty uptight and really holier-than-thou, but he and Karnilla also have one of the most screwed-up relationships in comics — and that's fun to watch on screen, right? Right?
Meanwhile, Karnilla the Norn Queen sometimes works with Loki and hates Odin and Asgard, but she just finds Balder hot. That's all she is, and that's all she needs!
3 and 2. Amora the Enchantress and Skurge the Executioner
Amora the Enchantress, the Asgardian goddess who has no equal in matters of seduction, may be the most difficult character to cast since her entire power, to entrance any and all men, hinges on her being universally beautiful. But she'd provide a fun counterpoint to Jane Foster and Sif! She'd also inspire a lot of cosplayers, prompting the "Cosplay is bad and cosplayers are no good" crowd into a frenzy, which I'm all for, because those guys deserve to raise their blood pressure for no good reason.
I count Amora and Skurge as one because until Skurge's death in the mid-80s, they were really a unit, with Skurge being Amora's muscle. Skurge's death is also one of the greatest scenes ever, so any variation of that on screen would be great.
Hercules, the Prince of Power, is from another pantheon — the gods of Olympus! But where Thor has already learned humility, Hercules still has a ways to go. He's a good reminder of what Thor was like before his exile on Earth, but Hercules makes no apologies for it. He's all about fighting evil, having a good time doing it, and then partying afterwards, all while making sure everyone knows he's awesome. How can that guy not be a great addition to the cast of Thor? Or any movie?