One of the standout lines from the Thor: Ragnarok trailers has a surprising and touching origin story.
Director Taika Waititi has already revealed that much of Thor: Ragnarok was improvised, but the moment in which Thor first sees the Hulk in a gladiatorial arena and describes his as a "friend from work" came from an unexpected source.
It seems like the line worked, as it became one of the most memorable moments in the first Thor: Ragnarok trailer. The second trailer, which was released at Comic-Con International: San Diego and can be seen above, expanded the moment with Thor filling the Hulk in on some of the events that have transpired since the "Green Goliath" disappeared at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron, including the destruction of Asgard at the hands of Hela.
"Work" for the God of Thunder and his friend means being members of the Avengers. Both heroes left the team and Earth (or Midgard, as Thor would call it) after the battle with Ultron in Sokovia, but the Avengers will reassemble to defend the planet from Thanos and the Black Order in Avengers: Infinity War in 2018.
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In Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger – The Incredible Hulk!
Thor: Ragnarok is directed by Taika Waititi from a screenplay by Eric Pearson, and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, and Anthony Hopkins.
Thor: Ragnarok opens in theaters on November 3, 2017.
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