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Russo Brothers Have Discussed Bringing Beta Ray Bill to the MCU

During a Q&A for a special screening of Avengers: Infinity War, the Russo brothers confirmed they've thought about bringing Beta Ray Bill into the Marvel Cinematic Universe; they just haven't found the right moment yet.

A fan-favorite character from the comics, Beta Ray Bill is a horse-like Korbinite who is also one of the few characters worthy to wield Thor's hammer. First appearing in 1983's The Mighty Thor #337, Beta Ray Bill was created by Walt Simonson and has starred in animations like The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and the Planet Hulk movie. That being said, he still hasn't made his MCU debut.

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The Russo Brothers' thoughts come after Beta Ray Bill was previously cut from Taika Waititi's Thor: Ragnarok.  Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige explained that Beta Ray Bill's cameo was removed because there simply wasn't enough of him in the movie. Elsewhere, Ti Asha Ra — another famous Korbinite and love interest of Beta Ray Bill — was cut from Guardians of the Galaxy, which could've neatly set up the arrival of Beta Ray Bill.

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Beta Ray Bill is also known for his weapon of choice: Stormbreaker, which is currently being used by Chris Hemsworth's God of Thunder. Thor's future with the MCU is still shrouded in mystery, but -- with Tessa Thompson talking about a Valkyrie standalone and Feige planning another 20+ movie after Avengers 4 -- Beta Ray Bill might be closer than we think.

With Waititi wanting to make a Thor: Ragnarok sequel and the cosmic side of the MCU expanding in movies like The Eternals and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (when it eventually arrives), fans are expecting to see more strange creatures from the Nine Realms. Add this to the news of Tom Hiddleston's Loki TV series and there's a whole host of ways Beta Ray Bill could be introduced to the MCU.

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