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Thor: Love and Thunder – Natalie Portman Says Jane Foster’s Mighty Thor Isn’t ‘The Passing on of the Torch’


Thor: Love and Thunder is a fascinating film with strong performances from its lead cast. One such member of the cast that stood out was Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster. She reprised the role after a substantial period of time and gave a good performance as the character in the movie.

Thor: Love and Thunder star Natalie Portman talks about her character
Thor: Love and Thunder

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However, questions remain about the future of Jane Foster as the Mighty Thor in the MCU. Natalie Portman addresses these questions and shared her thoughts on them in a recent interview.

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Natalie Portman Talks About Jane Foster and The Character’s Future in the MCU

Thor: Love and Thunder star Natalie Portman talks about her character
Natalie Portman

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In a recent conversation with Los Angeles Times, Natalie Portman opened up about her character Jane Foster and her future in the MCU. She said:

“I really love Taika’s ability to not have any rules about how [a comic book movie is] supposed to be. Having that kind of freeform and free possibility is so lucky, and really lucky for Jane as a female character, in particular. He really made room for her to be ridiculous and weak, and she didn’t just have to be this kick-ass tough girl all the time, which I think is sometimes the interpretation of what a feminist character would be.”

Talking about the future of the character, she said:

“I am open to anything. It’s such a cool character and I feel like anything is possible.”

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Finally, she remarked:

“I think a lot of fans are gonna potentially assume, ‘Oh, OK, this is the passing on of the torch’… I’m not privy to any plans Marvel has for the future, but I don’t think that’s the case.”

It remains to be seen what the future holds for both, Natalie Portman and Jane Foster.

Thor: Love and Thunder is playing in theaters worldwide.

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Written by Angad Singh

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