As reported by cinemablend as many people have been wondering ever since Thor Love and Thunder was announced, where the hell could this movie take place in the MCU timeline? With Guardians of the Galaxy 3 and Thor leaving with them where does Thor 4 take place? Well, writer James Gunn ended that discussion with one word. “Before” So that settles it, Thor Love and Thunder takes place before Guardians of the Galaxy 3. Now it is just a matter of waiting for their inevitable release. Best wishes and may the gaming gods bring you glory.