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THOR: RAGNAROK (2017): Kevin Feige Says Jane Foster Will Not Appear

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Kevin Feige Reveals Jane Foster Will Not Appear In Thor: Ragnarok

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced today that Natalie Portman‘s character Jane Foster will not return for Thor: Ragnarok.

The news will undoubtedly come as a shock to fans of the series as the physicist was not only Thor’s love interest but also played a vital role in bringing the Asgardian hero to our world in the first place. Yet it appears that she has most unceremoniously been given the axe off-screen, with Feige simply stating that the two ended their relationship sometime between The Dark World and Ragnarok.

As the Marvel Studios chief explained, the movie’s producers decided that it would be more interesting to see encounter a love interest who was his equal as well as superior to him in certain ways. All that being said, one wonders why they couldn’t come up with a more artful way to end Thor and Jane’s relationship.

Per Superherohype, the source of this story:

In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger – the Incredible Hulk!

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