We're far from the only ones rejoicing about this new Thor. Twitter is positively blowing up with responses, and we've picked out some of our favorites below:
i am woman hear me thor— t.c. (@LaughingStoic) July 15, 2014
The woman Thor news is even already inspiring some filmmakers. For example, Punisher: War Zone helmer Lexi Alexander is delighting herself by dream casting a possible Marvel movie about this female Thor.
Does that mean Thor will also be a woman in the movies? Gwendoline Christie! First! LOL.— Lexi Alexander (@Lexialex) July 15, 2014
Avengers: Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon has some casting thoughts as well:
A female Thor? What the hell makes them think THAT would be cool? pic.twitter.com/Tg2Ti8PIOo— Joss Whedon (@josswhedon) July 15, 2014
Now little girls everywhere can say, "when I grow up, I want to be Thor."— Josh Gad (@joshgad) July 15, 2014
To be fair, some little girls have been dreaming that dream for decades now.