Kevin Feige Discloses Why Natalie Portman Returned for Thor Love and Thunder

There were a ton of important news that appeared of San Diego Comic-Con. However, few got followers as excited as the reveal that Taika Waititi, Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson and Natalie Portman were returning to the MCU. They would all return for Thor: Love and  Thunder. Not only that, but Portman’s Jane Foster is ready to end up being the brand-new God of Rumbling.

Kevin Feige, Natalie Portman

Kevin Feige, Natalie Portman

It’s a surprising sequel to Thor: Ragnarok, especially after the occasions of Avengers: Endgame. However Marvel Studios manager Kevin Feige revealed that it has actually been in the works for a long time. There was one moment that convinced Portman to go back to the MCU. It concerned Jason Aaron, and also Russell Dauterman’s take on The Mighty Thor.

Discussion With Natalie Portman

” We love the story. It is just one of the very best comic runs lately,” Feige lately clarified.”Waititi would certainly skim as well as read that run while he was doing Ragnarok. When he agreed to come back and do one more Thor, he was like, ‘Exactly how do we–?’ This is a vast flick that’ll be folding in a lot of aspects. That is a significantly important part of it. He pitched it to us, and we were completely in. We enjoyed it. We ‘d been in touch with Natalie. She became part of the MCU household. We placed her as well as Taika with each other. It took one conference, and she concurred to do it.”

Kevin Feige Shares Importance Of Thor 4

Kevin Feige Shares Importance Of Thor 4

Feige likewise explained the thinking behind Marvel Studios’ slate for Phase 4. He hinted that it’s teeing up a larger plan for the future of the dominant, multi-billion franchise. With Portman readied to return as the brand-new Thor, we may be introducing an entirely new wave of New Avengers. However, that’s a story for afterwards.


Thor: Love and Thunder premieres in movie theatres on November 5, 2021. The previous Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok was also directed by Taika Waititi. Watch the trailer here:


Source: Comicbook, CNN


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