MCU Commentary #16 - Thor: Ragnarok - “Smurf Baby”

Published April 9, 2019

In this episode, Joe and Todd learn about their new mixer and so much more in their Movie Commentary for Taika Waititi's Thor Ragnarok.

They guys discuss lightening the mood in the MCU. They talk about Taika Waititi's career and speculate on upcoming work (remembering that this was recorded BEFORE James Gunn was rehired for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3).

Joe reveals the voice talent behind Surtur and his connection to the Miscast Commentary Cinematic Universe (or MCCU, if you will).

They talk about the TV pedigree of the writers and the multiple connections between this movie and the latest Star Trek Franchise. They discuss test audiences and introduce you to the latest Disney Princess.

The source material that was combined to make this movie is revealed and the guys discuss the potential of Idris Elba as James Bond. Joe explains how this movie was its own Ragnarok.