The world of Thor is about to change. Since Thor: Dark World, it has been an exciting route for Thor. Under the direction of Taika Waititi, Thor expressed his jovial side. Now, we have another special character returning. She was last seen in Thor: Dark World as Thor’s love interest. Jane Foster will return and it’s huge for her arc in the MCU.
Since she returns, it wouldn’t be to just be a bystander for the movie. Definitely, Taika wouldn’t want that for his Oceanic counterpart. Natalie Portman’s character in the comics makes her the lady Thor. With her acquiring cancer after the blip, she would now be experiencing her stage of life that may end with the powers of Asgard in her.
In a recent art leak, you can look at her magical hammer, though. It looks like it’s broken and then just put back together. This has been a point of discussion for the public since.
Chris Hemsworth stars in his fourth solo outing for the franchise. Taika Waititi brings Thor is a new style and characterization since Thor: Ragnarok. One of the best pairs in a franchise, they both revived the sub-franchise and resurrected fans’ interest in the Avenger. Thor: Love and Thunder will be out in July.
Waititi is going bigger with his next movie by putting together a bigger cast that includes some members of the Guardians of the Galaxy, as well as the first appearances of Russell Crowe’s Zeus and Christian Bale’s villain, Gorr the God Butcher. There is a good chance that Portman’s first appearance as the Mighty Thor is what people will find most exciting in the movie.
There are a lot of things that Marvel Studios are trying to keep under wraps about her role in Thor: Love and Thunder. The best look at Jane Foster’s broken Mjolnir came from new movie tie-in merchandise, but it didn’t answer why she used one that was already broken. It can’t be the hammer from Avengers: Endgame because of this. In addition to the fact that Captain America is played by Chris Evans, he brought it back to its original time, the one from the 2014 Asgard period.
Instead, this one could be the Mjolnir from the Sacred Timeline, which Hela played by Cate Blanchett, destroyed at the start of Thor: Ragnarok. This one could also be the one from the Sacred Timeline. Eitri played by Peter Dinklage, the master blacksmith who made it in the first place, may have helped put it back together. Other Asgardians may have also helped.
With the debut of the God of Thunder, Jane Foster made her first appearance in the MCU. With Erik Selvig and Darcy Lewis, she found Thor right after Odin had exiled him from Asgard and deemed him unworthy of the Mjolnir. Jane helped Thor get Mjolnir back and return to Asgard. During the Chitauri invasion, she was sent to a safe place and didn’t have to fight back.
During Thor: The Dark World, Jane came back, and she had been made host by the Aether. That was the last time that viewers saw her. Jane Foster’s actions made her look worthy for Mjolnir. She helped Thor even though he was a complete stranger and even though Selvig thought he could be dangerous. Jane was important in defeating Malekith in The Dark World, so with all that in mind, hence being worthy of it. She wouldn’t know it until the events of Thor: Love and Thunder.
Some fans have pointed out to people that Odin is in charge of making sure that only people who are good enough can lift Mjolnir. Now that the Allfather is dead, this could change. What makes someone worthy of wielding the legendary hammer depends on that person. If they truly believe they are worthy of it, they will be able to lift the thing. There are a lot of things that might make Jane worthy of Mjolnir, such as how she sees herself after all this time.
Even if Jane Foster hasn’t always been a good person, there are still ways she could be. It’s possible that this worthiness isn’t measured with a specific scale, or that the person doesn’t have to meet certain standards in order to be worth it. It’s all about how the person sees themselves. Depending on what Jane did after The Dark World, Thor: Love and Thunder will have to explain whether she thinks she’s worthy or not.
Her history in the MCU isn’t the only way she can become worthy. She can bond with the Aether, for example. Unlike Malekith and Thanos, Jane didn’t plan to use the Aether and absorbed it when she came into contact. Even though she had so much power thanks to the Aether, she didn’t want to use it at all. This could make her a good candidate for Mjolnir.
It was because of the addition of time travel to the MCU that the multiverse exists. Thor: Love and Thunder may or may not deal with the multiverse in some way. It’s not out of the question that the Jane who will become the Mighty Thor is a different one. For example, Jane could come from a different timeline or part of the multiverse because of the multiverse of madness that’s coming up. Hence, her backstory and reason for worthiness would also change too.
It didn’t look like anyone took the time to find the pieces of the broken hammer in Thor: Ragnarok. As a side note, Valkyrie played by Tessa Thompson, Korg played by Taika Waititi, and about half of the Asgardian refugees all settled in a spaceship at the end. It was then that the Thanos invasion occurred. This is because Thor was fighting Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War. At the end of Endgame, Thor allows Valkyrie to be the new ruler to Asgard’s people.
Perhaps they thought it was a sign that this was the right place to build New Asgard on Earth. Jane might have been able to get the pieces out of the hammer and put them back together because she was worth it. She has spent a lot of time in Troms, Norway doing her research work with Darcy.
Marvel Studios wants Jane to use the same Mjolnir that Thor used in the past, no matter what the reason is for that. So, this makes sense. It would be lazy to take another hammer from another world and use it for Thor’s arc.