Natalie Portman’s character in Thor: Love And Thunder is not going to be a female version of Chris Hemsworth’s Thor. When it was announced that Natalie Portman would be making a comeback to the MCU as Thor. From that time, a certain segment of the audience realized that the actress was ready to replace Chris Hemsworth in the superhero franchise. In a interview with Kelly Clarkson about Thor: Love and Thunder, Natalie revealed that she is playing a different character, also known as “Thor”.
The concept of gender-swag is an important character in the MCU. Doctor Strange’s guru The Old One is featured in Marvel Comics as an elderly Chinese man. Meanwhile in the films the character is definitely played by non-Chinese and non-elderly Tilda Swinton.
Still, while Swinton’s Hearing Comics was a conscious choice to depart from Canon, Portman’s upcoming Thor is actually based directly on the Marvel Comics series. This is clarified in the past by director Taika Waititi of Thor: Love and Thunder is.
So in Love and Thunder, Chris Hemsworth will still play the role of Thor Odinson. He will be joined by Natalie Portman as Jane Foster as the new version of God of Thunder. Whether Jane’s Mighty Thor is Odinson’s girlfriend from previous Thor films. Who comes into possession of the enchanted Hammer Magolin in the comics or an alternate universe version of Thor, remains to be seen.
While details about Love and Thunder are wrapped up. The film’s actors repeatedly praise its script and promise the audience that they are in for a treat. Portman himself described the story as “silly and funny”
While the film is scheduled to begin shooting in January. The cast of Love and Thunder has already started gathering in Australia to start pre and work. Christian Bale was recently seen arriving in the country. He gave Thor Funchem a fresh guess as to which character he was ready to play in the film.
According to Thompson, Bale will be the main villain of the story. As per strong rumors suggest that the villain has either come in the form of Gore God Butcher. Who travels in abundance to murdering gods, or a wealthy industrialist, a wealthy businessman. There is the industrialist, who has sold his soul to the Minotaur.
Directed by Taika Waititi, Thor: Love and Thunder features Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, and Natalie Portman as Jane Foster. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on February 11, 2022.