Video: Natalie Portman on Thor: The Dark World

Returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Natalie Portman reprises her role as Jane Foster, the astrophysicist who won the heart of the “Mighty” Avenger in Thor: The Dark World, hitting North American theaters on Thursday evening.

ComingSoon.net sat down to talk with the Academy Award-winning actress about the growth of the franchise since the 2011 film, her involvement with Marvel Studios’ science mentoring program and working with a new director in Alan Taylor.

Check out the interview in the player below and, if you missed them, be sure to watch our previous conversations with stars Tom Hiddleston, Kat Dennings and Christopher Eccleston, director Alan Taylor and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige. Check back soon, too, for our final video interview with Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth.