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Taika Waititi, who directed Ragnarok along with last year’s Jojo Rabbit, will be directing Love and Thunder as well. In an interview with Den of Geek, he said he had wanted to use Immigrant Song in the movie since the beginning, even though it is hard for movies to get the rights to use Zeppelin songs.
“From the start we’d always talked about using Immigrant Song in the film because it just makes perfect sense for that character, doesn’t it?” he said.
He even included the song in the sizzle reel for the movie.
“I put Immigrant Song over the top of it, and then played it for them,” Waititi said. “And they were like, “Oh that’s really cool. That’s a cool song. What’s that?” I was like, ‘It’s Immigrant Song, Led Zeppelin, one of the most famous songs of all time.’ They were like, “Oh cool, never heard it before, very cool.’”