Love and Thunder’ earned her ‘Cred’ with her children

Natalie Portman said at the UK premiere of ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ that she felt “very lucky” to have been able to impress her two children with her role in the comic book film.

Portman didn’t appear in 2017’s “Thor: Ragnarok,” but is now reprising her role as Jane Foster, who would become the superhero, Mighty Thor.

Asked on the “Thor” red carpet in London on Tuesday what her children think of her role, Portman told Insider, “It was very lucky to get this role at a time when it was really impressive for them. He there’s not a lot I can do to impress them. I was very lucky that Taika and Marvel gave me this opportunity to have some credibility with them.”

In a interview with entertainment journalist Kevin McCarthy last month, Chris Hemsworth, who plays the title character, revealed his children star in the film, alongside the children of the film’s director, Taika Waititi, and Portman and costar Christian Bale.

Portman told Insider that she felt “privileged” to be able to bring her children to the film set as the film was shot in Australia during the pandemic.

“It was such a kid-friendly set,” Portman said. “I think Taika really created an environment that was so fun for everyone and we were so lucky that Sydney had this very strict quarantine system. Back then they were running around playing, and it was such an environment. unbelievable.”

Thor: Love and Thunder Red Carpet

Taika Waititi and her daughters Matewa Kiritapu and Te Kainga O’Te Hinekahu on the red carpet in London for ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’.

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Tessa Thompson, who stars in ‘Love and Thunder’ and was also on the red carpet, told Insider the movie is a “family affair.”

According IMDb, Waititi’s daughters Matewa Kiritapu and Te Kainga O’Te Hinekahu, and Portman’s children Amala and Aleph play the Asgardian children in the film. Hemsworth’s son, Sasha, plays another Asgardian child, and Sasha’s brother, Tristan, plays a younger version of Thor.

Hemsworth confirmed in the interview with McCarthy that his daughter India Rose plays a character called Love.

Hemsworth added: “It felt like a unique and fun family experience. I don’t want them to leave now and be child stars and actors. It was just a special experience that we all had and loved it. They had a great time.”

“Thor: Love and Thunder” hits theaters July 8. Read Insider’s review here.

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