Within all the thrills, chills, and good ol' belly laughs of the first trailer for Thor: Ragnarok, came a moment that was a rather crashing shock for the Marvel fandom.
It was the scene which seemed to show Cate Blanchett's emo-queen Hela stop the path of Mjolnir, which can only be lifted by those deemed worthy, before crushing the mighty weapon into a thousand tiny pieces.
Presumably, that was meant to be a final farewell to the iconic weapon, but a new set image from Avengers: Infinity War posted by the Russo Brothers on Instagram seems to suggest an entirely different story.
It shows Anthony Russo (dressed as a priest?) holding Mjolnir, apparently intact once more. Is this a flashback? Or an indication that the weapon is somehow forged anew by the end of Thor: Ragnarok?
Taika Waititi's film sees Chris Hemsworth's Norse god return, taking inspiration from the famous Planet Hulk narrative by pitting both Thor and Hulk against each other in the gladiatorial ring.
Thor: Ragnarok hits UK cinemas 27 October.
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