In March Nikki Finke reported that Natalie was up for a role in Marvel’s upcoming Kenneth Branagh directed Thor film. My source told me it was a no go but according to the president of Marvel, Natalie must have at least been considered.
Q: Can you address some of the Thor casting rumors: Brian Blessed as Odin and Natalie Portman as the love interest?
Feige: Well, there’s truth that we think that Natalie would be great for the love interest. There’s truth in that Ken has had a long relationship with Brian Blessed. In terms of those particular roles, not necessarily.
The interview was here but has been taken down for the moment.