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Natalie Portman wants to play a superhero

Thor: The Dark World actress regrets being cast as Jane Foster

Natalie Portman, who stars as Jane Foster in the upcoming Thor sequel, 'Thor: The Dark World,' has revealed that she regrets being cast as the character because she can now never be a superhero.

Portman told Static Multimedia, "I think I blew it. Because once you are Jane, then you are like, 'Oh my God, I am a superhero over here,' then you can't be another character in a Marvel movie."

The 'Star Wars' actress quickly came up with a plan for how to get her own superhero character though, but I don't think it will cut the mustard.

Portman explained, "I don't know, maybe Jane can have an alter-ego." Nice try.

She also discussed Jane Foster's role in the upcoming sequel, confirming that she is more than just a pretty face with a broad knowledge of science this time round.

Foster makes her way to Asgard, Thor's planet, and acts as a connection between earth and her beau's home.

"She's really helping," explained the 'Garden State' star. "But not in like a physical superhero way, but her scientific understanding kind of helps understand what's going on with the correspondence of different worlds with each other."

Portman did reveal though that she was a bit of a handful on set, even going as far as to punch her British co-star while filming.

In the trailer, Portman's Foster belts Tom Hiddleston's villainous Loki in the chops, but don't mistake her cinematic assault for a dose of movie magic.

Portman explained, "It was actually a punch. We did a few that were fake, but they could tell because I am just bad at that. (laughs) So there were a few real ones because they were like, 'you are just a little girl, you really can't hurt him'. So I don't know, he acted like he could handle it, but I think I actually hurt him."

Which superhero do you think Natalie Portman should play?

Gregory Wakeman is a bona fide film enthusiast who believes 'Thor: The Dark World' could surpass 'Man of Steel' and 'Iron Man 3' as the comic-book movie of the year.

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