UPDATE: Kat Dennings will play Darcy, who works with Natalie Portman’s character, Jane Foster.
Natalie Portman revealed to MTV this weekend that Kat Dennings (Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist) will have a role in director Kenneth Branagh’s Thor. She didn’t reveal what role Dennings will be playing, however.
Dennings is joining a cast that includes Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Jaimie Alexander, Colm Feore, Samuel L. Jackson, Stellan Skarsgard, Stuart Townsend, Ray Stevenson, Tadanobu Asano and Idris Elba. The Marvel Studios adaptation will be released in theaters by Paramount Pictures on May 20, 2011.