Since the moment Natalie Portman first held Mjolnir on stage at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, audiences everywhere have anxiously awaited the moment we finally see her as the Mighty Thor. This week the moment happened earlier with the release of Thor: Love and Thunder’s first trailer.
Fans of the MCU run where Jane Foster became the Mighty Thor knew the story was much more complex. And some rough connections in comics and Film.
Note: Spoilers Ahed
“Suffering from cancer, astrophysicist and Thor’s ex-girlfriend, Jane Foster visited New Asgard, and her life was changed forever. Mysteriously, the broken pieces of Mjolnir, the thunder god’s hammer, transformed her into the Mighty Thor and gifted her the superpowers of Thor to battle internal and external threats. Wielding Mjolnir herself, she had become a godly protector, and a new hero was born!
With the help of Thor, Valkyrie, and the Guardians of the Galaxy, the Mighty Thor was faced by the powerful Gorr, the God Butcher. With divine powers himself, Gorr was driven to rid the universe of gods wherever he found them. Battling cancer in her human form and Gorr in her godly form, Jane Foster was embroiled in an epic struggle with plenty of love and thunder!”
While visiting the broken pieces of Mjolnir in New Asgard, Jane Foster’s life is forever changed when she mysteriously transforms into the Mighty Thor. Now armed with Mjolnir and the power of Thor herself, Jane embraces her new life as a godly protector.”