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‘He prefers to throw it away and spitball’: Natalie Portman Confirms Taika Waititi Doesn’t Cares About Thor 4 Source Material

Thor: Love and Thunder, directed by Taika Waititi, is the upcoming movie every Marvel fan is excited to watch. It is a new adventure in the life of the God of Thunder and brings one of the biggest villains from the comics to the screens. And with Taika Waititi in the director’s chair, the fans know they are going to have a great experience. But the director is at it again, as he trolls the fans about his upcoming movie. In fact, Chris Pratt called him “madman” and “genius” at the same time. Now, Natalie Portman has also talked about her experience with the director.

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Natalie Portman talks about  her experience working with Taika Waititi

Natalie Portman talks about her experience with Taika Waititi
Natalie Portman talks about her experience with Taika Waititi

In her interview with Variety, Natalie Portman spoke about her upcoming film. She is returning to the franchise after 9 years and has come back as Mighty Thor. She also praised the working style of the director. She said that Taika Waititi has a unique style of working, she even called it “a real baller way to work on a movie like this.”

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She said, “There’s a script, but most days, he prefers to throw it completely away and just spitball. It’s a real baller way to work on a movie like this. It was daunting at first, because I was like, there’s no way for me to prepare. How am I supposed to do a good job? And then I think I learned how to enjoy it.”

Taika Waititi does not care much about the source material
Taika Waititi does not care much about the source material

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She further added, “I haven’t had particularly bad workplace experiences, but I was usually the only female around. It’s just imbalanced. So it’s nice to feel the awareness of it. There doesn’t have to be the girl in the movie. There can be many women who have many different personalities and many different desires.”

The upcoming Taika Waititi movie, Thor 4

The actress has given the idea of how Taika Waititi prefers not to stick to the source material and we have already witnessed it once while watching Thor: Ragnarok. The film had its premiere on June 23 and the early reactions have only fueled the excitement of the fans. The critics have praised the movie and especially the actress, Natalie Portman, for stealing the limelight.

Thor: Love and Thunder has positive critic reviews
Thor: Love and Thunder has positive critic reviews

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The early reviews suggest that this movie is going to be a massive hit, with a great cast ensemble of Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, and Christian Bale, along with the actress in talk.

Thor: Love and Thunder comes out on July 7, 2022.

Source: Variety

Written by Gargi Mishra

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