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Natalie Portman Excited to Play Mighty Thor in Upcoming Marvel Movies

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Actress Natalie Portman says she is very excited to take on the avatar of Mighty Thor in an upcoming instalment of the superhero franchise. The Oscar-winning actress is set to return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with “Thor: Love and Thunder”. The film sees her become the first female to play the superhero Thor. According to Portman, her version of Thor is not considered ‘Lady Thor’ but rather ‘The Mighty Thor’, reports people.com. Natalie Portman Reveals Why She Initially Feared to Support ‘Defund the Police’ Movement

“She’s actually The Mighty Thor,” the actress told Serena Williams in a recent Instagram Live session. “The comics had the female Thor when Jane becomes Thor, and she’s The Mighty Thor,” she added. Portman explained to Williams that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the upcoming film has yet to start production. “We haven’t started. More time to get jacked. Which I have not. I’ve got the carbo-loading down, but not the exercise part,” the actress said. Urvashi Rautela Opens Up About Attending Natalie Portman’s Online Master Class

Despite production delays, Portman said that she is “very excited” for the film, which will begin shooting in Australia in early 2021. “Obviously everything is weird because of pandemic time, who knows what’s happening. It will be exciting and I’m interested to see if I can gain muscle,” she said. The actress also spoke about her favourite Marvel character — Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie, who will also appear in “Thor: Love and Thunder”.

“Major love for that woman,” she said of Thompson. During the chat, Portman also opened up about her hopes for the future, specifically for her three-year-old daughter Amalia. “I just want there to be every opportunity. You’re fighting for different ways of being a female athlete. In my profession, there’s different ways of being a female actress. We have the opposite thing, we’re like expected to frilly. You know, that everyone has the most possibility of being their truest self,” she said.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 27, 2020 04:27 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)

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Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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