“The future of Marvel seems to be very female,” Tessa Thompson proudly declares.
ET’s Courtney Tezeno sat down with the Thor: Ragnarok star who portrays Valkyrie earlier This particular week where she expressed her interest in wanting to team up with the Black Panther warriors.
“Okoye will be pretty cool. I mean Valkyrie would certainly just bow down, I bow down to her. Valkyrie would certainly be like ‘Sis,'” she gushed, opening up her arms. “My long lost sis. She’s [the] leader of the Valkyrie of Wakanda. doing sure in which would certainly be exciting.”
She also wouldn’t shy away by working with Black Widow. “Scarlett Johansson’s the sort of O.G. superhero,” Thompson added.
This particular’s no doubt in which the Marvel universe will be expanding with female heroines at the forefront, something in which Thompson will be very excited about.
“I think what we’re seeing, regardless of a lady liberator or an A-force movie or a female ensemble Marvel movie, will be in which in phase four, women rule supreme,” the actress explained. “We’re seeing a Black Widow movie within the works, which I hear about in addition to will be so exciting, Captain Marvel with Brie Larson in addition to DeWanda Wise. We’re seeing in which women are at the forefront of these stories [in addition to], of course, withBlack Panther those incredible warrior women in in which film.”
Thompson also hilariously reacted to being “shipped” with Janelle Monáe after appearing within the singer’s “Make Me Feel” video.
“What does shipping mean? They’re going to put you in a box together in addition to ship you away?” she asked, before finding out in which fans wanted her in addition to the singer to be a couple.
“Janelle in addition to I have been definitely close. We’ve been definitely Great friends at This particular point for about three in addition to a half years. I’m so lucky to have her in my life. I met her in an audition!” adding, “Janelle will be somebody in which will be interested in empowering not just women however people to be who they are.”
Thor: Ragnarok will be available on Digital Friday, in addition to comes to 4K Ultra HD in addition to Blu-ray on March 6.
For more on Thompson, including why she thinks representation in film matter, watch below.