Could A Female Thor Work In Marvel's Cinematic Universe?

July 16, 2014 5:59 PM

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Could A Female Thor Work In Marvel's Cinematic Universe?

The news is out: Thor has somehow disgraced himself to the point where he will now wield a battle ax instead of Mjolnir, his trademark weapon from Norse mythology. The announcement was made during that comic friendly hour of daytime we know as The View that everyone's favorite carpenter of justice is going to abdicate his hammer to a new female protagonist who's followed his ways and will now usurp his place as the wielder of lightning. Which leaves the public, myself included, asking the ultimate question: how's this going to affect the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

While Marvel is no stranger to lady badasses and this move definitely does something for the diversity of The Avengers crew, it's a move that threatens the core demographic of the Thor films: women. Yes, the comic scene is dominated by a predominantly male audience, but do you honestly think Thor wo...

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