About to open in theaters in Thor: Love and Thunder, Natalie Portman commented on gaining muscle to return to the role of Jane Foster, and compared her effort to losing nearly 10 kg to black swan (2010).
The magazine Varietythe star recounted the request for the production, which won her an Oscar for Best Actress:
“For ‘Black Swan’ I was asked to get as thin as possible. Now I’ve been asked to get as strong as possible. It’s an extraordinary challenge – and it’s also part of my state of mind as a woman. I have been.”
“You think, ‘This must be so different, walking around the world like this.’ As a 5’6″ woman, I don’t know if I’ll ever get called back for a 6’6″ role. seeing myself so big,” he said. Portman further stated that he is happy to be able to entertain his children by returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as a heroine.
“I feel like I’m at a stage in my career where I’m trying to impress my kids. My 5 year old girl and my 11 year old boy were impressed with this process, they went to set and saw me with the cape. It left everything still cooler. It’s very rare for my kids to say, ‘Please go to work!’. Usually the opposite happens.”
Mother of 5-year-old Amalia and 11-year-old Aleph from her marriage to the dancer Benjamin MillepiedNatalie stars alongside Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Cris Pratt, Russell Crowe, Dave Bautista and Karen Gillan. The feature, directed by Taika Waititi, opens in theaters in Brazil on July 7.