Natalie Portman is the actress who plays Thor's character in Thor: love and thrones, the next movie of the franchise. And the superheroin Valkyrie, also present in this fourth film of the saga, will become the first openly LGBT character in the Marvel universe.
After playing Thor in 2011 and later a Thor : An obscure world (Thor: The dark world) In 2013, Natalie Portman will resume her role as astrophysics Jane Foster. a Thor: love and thrones, the American actress will mark Mjolnir, the famous hammer of Thor, the god of lightning and thunder.
This is the first time the character of Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth in the three previous films of the saga, will be played by a woman.
Valquiria is looking for her queen
Already on invoice Thor : Ragnarok, the third installment of the adventures of Thor, African American actress Tessa Thompson will enter the skin of Valerian the superhero Thor: love and thrones.
As a new king [d’Asgard], [Valkyrie] You will have to find a queenTessa Thompson told fans of the San Diego Comic-Con, revealing that her character is attracted to women.
Later, the president of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, confirmed this information on the IO9 website.
Increase in diversity in front and behind the camera
The concern of Marvel Studios to represent the best ethnic, gender and sexual orientation on the screen is also evident behind the camera.
Of the five new Marvel universe films announced on Saturday at Comic-Con San Diego, only one feature film will be directed by a white man.
The exit of Thor: love and thrones is scheduled for November 2021.