Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Is Natalie Portman Finished with Her Marvel Scientist Character Jane Foster?

Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Is Natalie Portman Finished with Her Marvel Scientist Character Jane Foster?

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Actress Natalie Portman may be done with her portrayal of character Jane Foster, an astrophysicist, in the Marvel films about the Norse god Thor.

Ms. Portman starred in the 2011 movie "Thor" and 2013's "Thor: The Dark World" as Jane and said recently in an interview that unless she hears otherwise, she believes her time in the ultra- successful Marvel universe is finished.

"As far as I know, I'm done," she said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. "I mean, I don't know if maybe one day they'll ask for an 'Avengers 7' or whatever, I have no idea. But as far as I know, I'm done, but it was a great thing to be a part of."

It had previously been revealed that Portman was not appearing in the upcoming "Thor" movie "Thor: Ragnarok," which will be released in November 2017 and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Tessa Thompson, and Mark Ruffalo. …

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