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Tessa Thompson blasts 'dumb' Hollywood writers over female action characters

Tessa Thompson blasts 'dumb' Hollywood writers over female action characters”

Tessa Thompson, who also appeared in the Sylvester Stallone film "Creed" in 2015, also spoke out on the pressure that Hollywood puts on women who play roles in superhero films such as "Thor: Ragnarok".

While describing her Ragnarok character Valkyrie (an Asgardian warrior "who has sort of lost her way") to the Los Angeles Times, Thompson said how much she can not abide one meaningless umbrella term describing a strong character. "If we were taking things a little too seriously, I would say, 'Never forget that we're making a cosmic adventure with a space Viking, '" director Taika Waititi recently told the Los Angeles Times.

In Marvel Studios' "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 threat, the ruthless Hela.

After all, not only does the threequel bring together MCU stalwarts in the vein of Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Tom Hiddleston as the meddling God of Mischief, but there are also big-name additions like Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban and Jeff Goldblum to look forward to.

Tessa Thompson added that she really dislikes the word "bada**", which she often comes across in many Hollywood scripts nowadays.

"Thor: Ragnarok" will arrive in theaters on Friday, Nov. 3. But first he must survive a deadly gladictorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger - the Incredible Hulk! That word has just crept into every script that is pushed around this town now.

Thompson and director Taika Waititi chose to update the character for their new movie, which is evident as soon as one sees Thompson's costume.

The actress, albeit somewhat obnoxiously said, "It's a dumb male writer's way of saying, 'Ah, uh, she's like, she, uh, she's tough.' Then straight after that it's like, 'She's badass, but she's got a beauty about her". Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.



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