As is well known, the character of Jane Foster, played by Natalie in Thor’s first two movies, has not appeared in the MCU for years (she had a couple of mentions in “Age of Ultron” and “Thor Ragnarok”). Natalie stated long ago that “As far as I know, I’m done (with MCU)” … but this could change in the next Avengers movie, brand new in 2019. According to a Huffington Post article, in which ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ directors reveal who died and survived off screen, the fate of Jane Foster could be considered a “potential spoiler”:
Jane Foster (Natalie Portman)
Status: Too spoilery.
Director comments: “When we say spoiler, [we mean] potential spoiler,” Anthony clarified after I was a bit shocked they couldn’t comment on Jane.
Thoughts: Whoa, what? Natalie Portman hasn’t been a part of the MCU since “Thor: The Dark World” back in 2013. However, Portman has said she’d be open to returning to the Marvel realm, so maybe a Thor-Jane reunion is on the horizon.
Does this mean that there is still one last chance to see Natalie playing the character in the next Avenger movie? Natalie said in an interview for Screen Rant in February that “I’m completely open to everything, but I have no news about that”, so, who knows…