Nebula’s been by means of so much up to now within the MCU. We first met her in 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy the place she was primarily introduced as a devoted daughter and henchwoman to Thanos (Josh Brolin), somebody decided to win his favor over her sister Gamora (Zoe Saldana). Nevertheless, issues began to vary throughout Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and by the point Avengers: Infinity Battle rolled round, Nebula had been by means of sufficient to compel her to modify sides and contribute to the combat to cease Thanos from buying and utilizing the Infinity Stones.
After all that combat wound up being futile and Thanos snapped away half of all sentient life all through the universe. Nebula, nevertheless, was not a member of that fifty% and in Avengers: Endgame teamed up with the remaining Avengers to avoid wasting those that have been misplaced. Within the course of, Nebula properly established herself as as a bonafide hero, a useful asset in taking down Thanos as soon as and for all.
Now it’s on to Marvel’s Might 5, 2022 launch, Thor: Love and Thunder. After all the things she’s been by means of, one would possibly assume there’s no wanting again and that Nebula skilled a clear break from her father. Nevertheless, based mostly on what Gillan advised us throughout an episode of Collider Girls Evening, it won’t be that easy. Though Thanos is lengthy gone, his affect on Nebula nonetheless lingers. Right here’s how Gillan put it when requested about Nebula’s headspace on the finish of Avengers: Endgame, stepping into Thor: Love and Thunder:
“I believe we left Nebula in a very attention-grabbing place the place she skilled the loss of life of her father, but additionally of her abuser primarily, the individual that made her life a dwelling hell. And so these emotions are actually conflicting. I believe for her, she’s feeling a way of aid, the catharsis of all of it, however she’s additionally most likely feeling a way of loss to a father figured as a result of these relationships will be actually, actually difficult the place regardless that they’re treating you so badly, you may nonetheless be determined for approval and love from that sort of determine in your life. And so for her, I believe it’s each.”
Gillan additionally took a second to look again on Avengers: Endgame and spotlight how properly composer Alan Silvestri managed to seize that in his work:
“I really feel like they actually captured [that] within the music for Nebula in that film. I’m simply remembering they did this actually twisted swoony music when she was taking a look at Thanos and I used to be like, ‘Sure! You get it! You completely get it!’”
So sure, Gillan did inform us that Thor: Love and Thunder director Taika Waititi “introduced out the bonkers facet” of Nebula, nevertheless it appears as if we’ll seemingly nonetheless get some lingering inside turmoil linked to her remedy by Thanos. We’ll get to see how issues pan out for Nebula when Thor: Love and Thunder arrives in theaters on Might 5, 2022.
If you happen to’re in search of much more from Gillan, we’ve obtained you properly lined in that division! Maintain an eye fixed out for extra clips earlier than we share her full episode of Collider Girls Evening proper in time for the July 14th launch of her new Netflix film, Gunpowder Milkshake.
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