Portman Is Thor’s Love Interest

Natalie Portman has been cast as Thor’s love interest in the forthcoming comic-book movie.

The actress will play Jane Foster, the first love of the Norse god of thunder, to be portrayed by Aussie movie hunk Chris Hemsworth in Kenneth Branagh‘s upcoming epic fantasy.

Foster was depicted as a nurse in early comic books, but Marvel Studios has confirmed the role will be updated for Portman to play a doctor or scientist heroine. 

Thor is due for release in 2010.

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