Natalie Portman is making a return to the MCU’s “Thor” franchise, however this time she will get her personal shot at swinging the hammer. That is proper, Girl Thor is right here, and she or he’s in a position to carry the thunder.
Surprise introduced Saturday at Comedian-Con Global in San Diego that Portman would play a feminine Thor within the fourth installment of the franchise, titled “Thor: Love and Thunder.”
The film, co-starring Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, might be directed by means of Taika Waititi and launched in November 2021.
Portman prior to now romanced Hemsworth as astrophysicist Jane Foster in 2011’s “Thor” and 2013’s “Thor: The Darkish Global,” despite the fact that she didn’t seem in 2017’s “Thor: Ragnarok.”
This time she’ll sign up for Hemsworth in doing the superhero heavy lifting.
“I have at all times had hammer envy,” Portman joked, consistent with Selection.
Surprise introduced a number of different film initiatives at its Comedian-Con panel Saturday, together with the long-awaited “Black Widow,” “Eternals,” “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” “Physician Abnormal within the Multiverse of Insanity,” and a reboot of “Blade,” with Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali taking on the Wesley Snipes position.
The brand new slate of movies position larger emphasis on superheroes who’re feminine and folks of colour, bringing recent pleasure to a Surprise global nonetheless adapting to lifestyles after Iron Guy and the OG “Avengers.”