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With kids aged just 3 and 9, it’s understandable that Natalie Portman hasn’t yet shown the prequel trilogy to her children, and speaking with Fatherly she discusses the films they have seen, her upcoming return to the MCU in Thor: Love and Thunder and much more besides.

You’ve got the cool mom thing covered since you were also in Star Wars. How do you look back on those films?

It’s so fun to be part of something that kids relate to so much. I haven’t shown my kids the movies yet — I think it’s so weird for them to think of me as anything other than their mom. They’ve seen the recent Star Wars movies that I am not in — my son has, my daughter, is too young. It feels really lucky to be part of something that’s every child’s imaginary world. It’s very exciting to be able to impress my kids a little bit.

It would seem that thanks to her kids, her somewhat frosty past relationship with Star Wars is Thor-ing.

How to Speak Astromech with BB-8
  • Hardcover Book
  • Chronicle Books (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 22 Pages - 08/25/2020 (Publication Date) - Chronicle Books (Publisher)