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Natalie Portman to Play Thor in Upcoming Marvel Movie

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It seems like fan dreams are going to come true. Actress Natalie Portman is all set to play the female Thor in upcoming Marvel franchise about the God of Thunder. Previously, she played Thor’s love interest Jane Foster in the first two Thor films. But this time, she will also take up the hammer to play the female version. What makes it even better is that Chris Hemsworth who last played the character in Avengers: Endgame will also reprise the same role. While there is not much about the upcoming movie revealed, fans are excited to see Natalie Portman is this new role.

Marvel Announces Female Thor in Fourth Installment of Movies on ‘God of Thunder’

The announcement was made by Walt Disney’s Marvel Studios just with the news of all upcoming Marvel movies. Coming superhero films include The Eternals with Angelina Jolie as the lead and a solo film for Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow. This fourth franchise of God of Thunder will follow with Natalie Portman playing the lead as female Thor.

Titled Thor: Love And Thunder, the movie will be directed by the very famous Taika Waititi. It is set for a release in September 2021, and Chris Hemsworth who plays Thor originally will return. Not just that, but Tessa Thompson, who plays fellow Asgardian Valkyrie will also be back. The inspiration behind a female Thor was derived from the  comic source material The Mighty Thor.

This film will also become a part of the Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This phase began in 2008 with Iron Man and followed up to the release of blockbuster film Avengers: Endgame.

Let’s see when do we get our first look at Natalie Portman as Thor!

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