See Natalie Portman as Female Thor In ‘Love and Thunder’ Trailer

Talk about (literal!) girlpower! Natalie PortmanThe debut trailer shows her hammering her way onto the screen Thor: Love and ThunderThis gives fans their first glimpse of the first female Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The upcoming film’s teaser, which dropped on Monday, April 18, features Chris Hemsworth reprising his role as the hammering hero — and falling for astrophysicist Jane Foster (Portman). As Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” blasts in the background, Thor attempts to find himself — and in doing so, comes face to face with Foster, who is now sporting a silver mask and wielding her own metallic hammer.

While the Black SwanThe 40-year-old actress appeared in the Thor films, but she was not a superhero. (Portman wasn’t in Thor: RagnorakNeither any of these Avengers films.) The Thor: Love and ThunderTrailer marks the first appearance of the New York native as her superhero persona.

Chris Pratt’s Peter Quill (Star-Lord) is also in the trailer for the fourth Thorfilm, providing comic relief for his fellow Chris, 38. “You ever feel lost? Just look into the eyes of the people that you love,” Quill advises Thor, while the hammering hero jokingly ensures that he is the only one in Star-Lord’s line of vision.


Natalie Portman portrays Thor.
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The Where the Heart is star noted that the training she endured for the iconic role “definitely helps you get into character, and it’s definitely changed the way I move. You walk differently; you feel different.”

She elaborated, “I mean, it’s so wild to feel strong for the first time in my life.”

The Parks and Recreation alum, 42, for his part, joked about Hemsworth’s own training regimen — and his muscular build — for the film.

“Hey bud. Just heard from my trainer and he needs you to stop working out because since we’re gonna be in the same movie and everything he doesn’t want me to stand next to you if you look like that,” Pratt commented on one of Hemworth’s Instagram photos in November 2020. “So I’m gonna need you to put on 25 lbs real quick cool thanks.”

Thor: Love and ThunderDirected by Taika WaititiThe film, “The Great Gatsby”, will be released in theaters on July 8th.

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