Posts Tagged ‘Thor’

FLIRTING with Natalie Portman in ‘Thor’

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Jane Foster Natalie Portman

(Left) Marvel’s Jane Foster, Art by Marko Djurdjevic (Right) Hellz yea – Portman could totally be Jane

I’m not sure if I’m over this comics-into-movies craze yet. Sometimes I feel very over it then something like Iron Man comes out and I’m all over it again. Marvel Studios is a machine – and they’ve reeled in one of Hollywood’s darlings to play the female lead in Thor: Natalie Portman.

Again with the rundown of the story for us non-comic geeks: Thor (according to Marvel, not Norse legend) is a warrior that pissed off a bunch of people by reigniting an ancient war in his hometown of podunk Asgard. As punishment, he is cast down to Earth and has to live amongst puny little humans. But then he gets lucky and bangs Natalie Portman’s character. Okay, I’m not sure about that last part.

Anyway, Portman will play Jane Foster, sometimes a nurse, sometimes a physician depending on which Thor series you read. I’m sure men all over the world will be happy with Portman in either getup – their fantasies, played out on the big screen.

So, will we see it or won’t we? There’s plenty of time to decide. It doesn’t come out until May 2011. But let’s not forget the LAST time someone was sent down to live with us puny humans: