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Marvel released the official trailer for “Thor: Ragnarok,” the third “Thor movie, at San Diego Comic-Con. While April’s teaser trailer revealed a few new faces joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Comic-Con trailer introduced a few more characters we’ll see in the sequel.

“Thor: Ragnarok” will be in theaters November 3, 2017.  Keep reading for a quick intro to the new characters.

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Two time-Oscar winner Cate Blanchett (“The Aviator,” “Blue Jasmine”) will play villain Hela, who destroys Asgard in the movie.

If her costume looks familiar, there’s a reason why.

In the comics, Hela is the Asgardian goddess of death, and the daughter of Loki.

Yup! Hela is the daughter of Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Angerboda, a Frost Giantress. We’ll see if the movie decides to rewrite Hela as another relative of Loki. 

In the comics, Hela rules over the dead in the realms of Hel and Niffleheim.

Here’s another look at her character with the huge thorn-like spikes coming right out her head.

This look is a throwback to the character in the comics.

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