In case you handiest recall to mind Odin as Thor’s nagging dad, you wish to have to re-read your Norse mythology. The MCU’s Odin (Anthony Hopkins), is a comic book ebook model of the Nordic deity, even supposing the comics and films take a lot of liberties with the supply subject material. The Odin that we see in Surprise used to be if truth be told the pinnacle of an impressive alien species who got here to Earth many centuries previously and impressed the mythology of the time along with his may.
In the first actual “Thor” movie, Odin reminds him who the boss is when he is taking Thor’s mighty hammer, strips his son of his energy, and tosses him via a dimensional barrier onto Earth. This used to be however a tiny glimpse of the actual energy Odin wields. Later motion pictures shed additional mild at the persona’s historical past, revealing that he were a galactic conqueror the ultimate prior to he renounced violence and made up our minds to stroll a extra non violent trail.
It’s this violent backstory, and Odin’s eventual turning clear of that trail, that will make for an excessively compelling solo movie. We might additionally get to see extra of the delightfully evil Hela (Cate Blanchett), Odin’s firstborn who is named the Goddess of Demise. Odin and Hela conquered the universe in combination, till Odin betrayed Hela and buried all proof of her life. Now this is some juicy circle of relatives drama to discover in a movie.