Is Natalie Portman the New Thor? Here’s the Answer.

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With the release of the new Thor: Love and Thunder movie trailer, you may be wondering about the characters in the new film. Specifically, you’re probably asking yourself, “Is Natalie Portman the new Thor?” We know that Natalie Portman is in the new Thor movie as Jane Foster, but the big question right now has to do with whether she is the new Thor. Another way to put it is, “Will Jane Foster wield Mjolnir in the new Thor movie?” In other words, will she be taking the place of Chris Hemsworth’s role as Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Luckily, we have the answer! Here is everything you need to know.

Is Natalie Portman the New Thor? Here's the Answer. [Source: Gage Skidmore on Flickr]
Is Natalie Portman the New Thor? Here’s the Answer. [Source: Gage Skidmore on Flickr]

Is Natalie Portman the New Thor?

Natalie Portman at San Diego Comic-Con [Source: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons]

Naturally, the brand new release of the teaser trailer for Thor: Love and Thunder has many fans of the MCU wondering about the characters in the film.

In particular, people are clamoring to know: “Is Natalie Portman the new Thor?”

Another question that keeps popping up is this: “Is Natalie Portman in the new Thor movie?

That second question is much easier to answer, because we know for a fact that she is in the movie.

AKA…

Is Natalie Portman in the new Thor movie? Yes! Natalie Portman plays Jane Foster in the new movie, which is called Thor: Love and Thunder.

So, we do know that Natalie Portman’s for sure in the upcoming movie.

But the biggest question of all at the moment has more to do with whether or not she becomes the new Thor and takes the mantle from Chris Hemsworth’s Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Since the MCU now spans across the movie theater screen and the Disney+ streaming platform, it’s a very important question to answer!

So, let’s get right down to it…

Is Natalie Portman the new Thor? Yes, Natalie Portman’s character, Jane Foster, is the new Thor. She will take over that role from Chris Hemsworth, who has played Thor in every other movie so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

How Do We Know That Jane Foster Is the New Thor?

Thor: Love and Thunder Movie Poster [Source: Marvel]

You’re probably wondering now, “How do we know that Jane Foster is the new Thor?”

With the release of the brand new Thor: Love and Thunder trailer, we have great reason to believe that Natalie Portman’s character, Jane Foster, will become the new Thor.

Before we go on…

If you haven’t seen the new Thor: Love and Thunder movie trailer yet, please take a moment to watch!

Here it is in all it’s glory:

Okay, now that you’ve seen the official teaser trailer for Thor: Love and Thunder

Let’s talk about Jane Foster!

At the very end of the trailer, you can clearly see Natalie Portman’s character, Jane Foster, wielding Mjolnir.

As a side note: Yes, we do say wielding instead of holding, because of what a big deal it is for someone to be able to actually use the hammer in the Marvel world. Don’t believe me? Just watch the scene below from Avengers: Age of Ultron.

In other words…

This is a very big deal, and seeing her wielding Mjolnir in the trailer means that she has proven herself worthy of doing so (much like another Avenger…).

If you’re curious to see a breakdown of the trailer, check out these videos for more info on what we can expect.

Have a marvelous day!

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