– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Thor: Ragnarok isn’t due out for nearly a month, but thanks to the upcoming press junket, many critics are already smitten with the the film. Audiences may have been unsure about what they’d be getting when the film was first announced, but if the trailers haven’t made it perfectly clear, it’s an action-comedy.

One scene in the first teaser audiences can point to is the one in the arena where Thor calls out and says Hulk was “a friend from work.” EW has the first clip of the actual film, and it pulls from that very scene. Check it out above!

The scene starts out with Hulk calling out for the audience to chant his name. Thor calls out to the Grandmaster (played by Jeff Goldblum) before trying to get all chummy with Hulk by telling him his life story. Perhaps the highlight of the scene is when Thor points out Loki to Hulk, and Loki looks nervously on, likely remembering that painful moment back on Earth in The Avengers when Hulk slammed him from side to side.

It’s a great scene to kickstart what’s sure to be a handful of scenes or so leading up to the film’s release.

The synopsis for Thor: Ragnarok is below:

“Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization.”

Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters on November 3, 2017.

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Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.