Taika Waititi: ‘Thor 4’ Could Include Breast Cancer Storyline for Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster

Taika Waititi: ‘Thor 4’ Could Include Breast Cancer Storyline for Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster
Marvel fans are eagerly waiting to see Natalie Portman back as Jane Foster and become the female Thor in “Thor: Love and Thunder,” and many are wondering how closely the film will adapt the comic book storyline that includes Jane’s battle with breast cancer.

Speaking to Variety’s Marc Malkin at the “Jojo Rabbit” press junket on Saturday, director Taika Waititi said Jane’s cancer could make it into the movie.

“I think that’s a really powerful part of the books. I think it’s really cool that she’s fighting this thing and there’s two battles going on. Personally I really love that storyline,” he said. “But whether it ends up in the film is yet to be seen.”

In the Marvel comics, Thor becomes unworthy to wield his magical hammer, Mjolnir, and loses his title as the Asgardian superhero. Meanwhile, his former love interest Jane
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