Natalie Portman joins the cast of `Thor’
Posted by GoreMaster Special Effects on July 13, 2009
AP – “Star Wars” co-star Natalie Portman is storming back into action films with a role in the comic-book adaptation “Thor.”
The 28-year-old Portman has been cast as Jane Foster, who was a nurse and first love of the title character in the Marvel Comics. According to Marvel Studios, the character is being updated for the movie version of “Thor,” in which the Norse warrior is cast down to Earth to live among humans.
The movie is part of an ambitious schedule for Marvel Studios, including “Iron Man 2,” “The First Avenger: Captain America” and “The Avengers.”
Bo Welch (Men in Black, Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns) is the Production Designer
Diana Giorgiutti (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions) is the visual effects producer
Wesley Sewell (Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Iron Man) is the visual effects supervisor