Overlook V for Vendetta — it is M for Mjølnir for returning Marvel Cinematic Universe participant Natalie Portman. After vacating the MCU within the wake of 2013’s widely-disliked Thor: The Darkish World, the Black Swan Oscar winner is again for extra cosmic shenanigans in Thor: Love and Thunder, Taika Waititi’s sequel to 2017’s course-correcting hit, Thor: Ragnarok. And the primary teaser trailer for the movie confirms that Portman’s alter ego, Jane Foster, is getting a serious tools improve. (Watch the trailer above.)
That is proper, as initially teased at Marvel’s star-studded Part 4 panel on the 2019 San Diego Comedian-Con, Jane is now wielding the Mighty Thor’s mighty hammer, which has apparently been resurrected from its Hela-induced dying. Decked out within the most interesting Asgardian warrior put on, she seems to be each inch the superhero that her now-aimless ex (Chris Hemsworth) used to be. She confirmed up simply in time, too, as Thor has to confront Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), a serious league menace he appears very unprepared to battle.
Whereas Jane has been mastering Mjølnir, Thor has been goofing off with the Guardians of the Galaxy, and it is clear that the group is able to offload the boisterous buffoon on another poor saps. In addition to Jane, these saps embrace Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) — who has change into head of the surviving Asgard inhabitants since Thor’s post-Endgame abdication — and the affable rock monster Korg (voiced by Waititi). This new Warriors Three goes to should whip Thor again into combating form in the event that they’re ever going to have an opportunity of defeating Gorr.
Talking of combating form, Marvel followers on Twitter instantly seen that Portman did some severe bulking up previous to lifting Mjølnir, and obtained Hemsworth-level muscle groups within the course of. The actress previewed her exercise routine throughout an look on Watch What Occurs Stay in 2020. “[Chris Hemsworth] would eat like a child animal each half-hour or one thing to maintain protein going,” stated Portman, who famously sticks to a vegan weight loss plan. “I’ll have to determine the non-animal equal of pounding protein.”
“I am in a lot ache,” she continued, laughing. “I am an virtually 40-year-old mom of two. It’s a completely different situation making an attempt to get jacked! … [My biceps] aren’t occurring. I am like, ‘When do they arrive in?'” Primarily based on her look within the trailer, Portman completely crushed these exercises … identical to she’ll crush being the brand new Thor.
Thor: Love and Thunder premieres July 8 in theaters