Natalie Portman got as big as possible' for 'Thor: Love and Thunder'

After deciding to rejoin the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Natalie Portman told Variety that

she was requested to become "as huge as possible."

In the upcoming Marvel film "Thor: Love and Thunder,

Portman is reprising her role as Jane Foster, who appears to have received an update. 

Natalie Portman got as big as possible' for 'Thor: Love and Thunder'

Jane has now assumed the role of Thor herself rather than

being a helpless damsel in need of heroic rescue by Thor (Chris Hemsworth).

In her 30-year career, Portman stated in an interview with Variety that this was the first time

she had been requested to bulk up and get muscular for a part.

I was told to get as thin as I could on "Black Swan," Portman recalled.

 "I was told to grow as big as I could here,"