'ey min, we're gonna hop on that spaceship and try to get away from this big purple guy. Wanna come?
Minor spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War
If you were hoping to see Korg say something like that after Thanos boarded the Asgardians refugee ship, you're out of luck. The fan-favorite character from Thor: Ragnarok didn't have any lines in Avengers: Infinity War. In fact, the Kronan — nor his larva-like best friend Miek — didn't even appear in the flick.
Infinity War continues immediately from the post-credits scene of Thor: Ragnarok. If you recall from Ragnarok, one of the post-credits scenes included Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston) standing on the bridge of the Asgardians refuge ship and they're suddenly cast into a huge shadow as a large space vessel dwarfed the ship.
That vessel, as was confirmed in Infinity War, belonged to Thanos. Fast forward to Infinity War and the movie starts with a distress call from that ship before we saw that Thanos and the Black Order had already boarded.
Not only had they boarded the ship, they killed half of the Asgardians in accordance with Thanos' plans of balancing the universe.
It was in this scene where we saw some major characters meet their Marvel Cinematic Universe death, including Loki and Heimdall (Idris Elba). Characters we didn't see, however, included Korg (Taika Waititi), Miek, and Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie.
That begs to ask the question then, where are those characters? After the tremendous fan response to both Valkyrie and Korg, it's hard to believe that Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige would agree to have them suffer off-screen deaths.
In fact, Feige himself said the studio has plans for Korg and company in future films.
So while it seems that the characters should be safe, that hasn't stopped the internet from wildly speculating the fate Korg suffered.
Twitter user @taikafan69 probably summed up all our thoughts by asking where Korg was while adding an "
where is SHURI where is VAL and where is KORG pic.twitter.com/6cifVuKEhI— belated loki stan (@taikafan69) April 29, 2018
It appears a fair amount people are still holding out hope that Korg is somewhere safe among the cosmos.
Im hoping the Korg and Miek (Mick) are ok somewhere, they were fantastic in Ragnarok— Andrew Dalton (@waplord) April 29, 2018
i rly hope korg is alive and well— rajal (@rajalsisodia) April 29, 2018
But, as Thanos would want it, the Korg reactions are balanced at best.
Don't mean to burst your bubble but isn't Valkyrie and Korg dead as of the start of Infinity War? Thanos killed everyone on the ship didn't he?— Boris Fraser (@Seraph_31) April 29, 2018
Valkerie was killed with everyone else and Korg got turned into a pile of rocks https://t.co/SWSsORhgW5— ScottyTooThotty (@I_JusBeChillin) April 29, 2018
Korg died bullrushing Thanos saying “piss off, purple man” & Valkyrie got outta there ASAP— Alan Rawls (@LoveMyTN) April 29, 2018
While the jury is still out on the fate of Korg,
Avengers: Infinity War is now in theaters.