Chris Hemsworth says it was 'intimidating' seeing Natalie Portman as Mighty Thor for the first time

Natalie Portman was transformed into Mighty Thor by Chris Hemsworth for the first time in "Thor: Love and Thunder."

At the Los Angeles premiere of the film on Thursday, Hemsworth said the film was intimidating

She gave me a little stab to the ego, but I quickly got over it and I was in awe of everything she did. I'm a big fan

Hemsworth and Portman will return as Thor and Jane Foster, respectively, in the upcoming fourth "Thor" film

Portman will play Mighty Thor, the superhero version of the character from the comics

Portman has spoken about the physical preparation that went into returning to the MCU after her time as an astrophysicist

During a 2021 interview with Vanity Fair, she discussed how she developed a muscular physique for "Love and Thunder."

I worked with a trainer, Naomi Pendergast, before and during filming. We did a lot of weight lifting and protein shakes. I had never done that kind of training before"