One of the big questions facing Taika Waititi
’s upcoming Marvel sequel “Thor: Love and Thunder
” is whether or not Thor will maintain his weight gain as seen in “Avengers: Endgame
.” Thor’s larger appearance (widely dubbed “Fat Thor” online) was one of the big surprises in “Endgame
,” but it didn’t come without a bit of controversy. Some fans accused “Endgame” of being fat-phobic for the way it continually used Thor’s weight gain as a punchline for jokes. In an interview with Yahoo while promoting “Jojo Rabbit
,” Waititi said his “Thor: Love and Thunder
” script is completed but it’s not finalized whether Thor will appear as he did in “Endgame” or return to his more muscular physique.
“This is an ongoing debate that we’re still having at Marvel,” Waititi said. “‘Cause we’re trying to figure out how long — how many months or years — this is after ‘Endgame,