Natalie Portman says Thor: Love & Thunder co-star Chris Hemsworth was forced to ‘hide behind a tree’

Natalie Portman has revealed Chris Hemsworth had to hide behind a tree while picking his children up from school in Sydney.

The actress, 41, said that she sent her kids to the same school as the Hemsworth kids while filming Thor: Love & Thunder and that while she managed to go incognito, Chris’ 1.9m frame meant he caught the attention of the other school run mums.

Speaking to Jimmy Kimmelthe Marvel star, who plays Thor’s love interest Jane in the upcoming film, said: ‘One day, we ended up at school pick up at the same time and I just felt so bad for him.

Natalie Portman has revealed Chris Hemsworth had to hide behind a tree while picking his children up from school in Sydney

Natalie Portman has revealed Chris Hemsworth had to hide behind a tree while picking his children up from school in Sydney

‘Because I’m small and can kind of camouflage with the mums. And then he comes in, he’s like a Greek god walking through.

‘He’s really famous everywhere but especially in Australia, he’s so, so well-known.

‘So to see him kind of by the tree, hiding….

Chris and his Spanish model wife Elsa Pataky share three children, daughter India Rose, 10, and twin boys Tristan and Sasha, eight

Chris and his Spanish model wife Elsa Pataky share three children, daughter India Rose, 10, and twin boys Tristan and Sasha, eight

The genetically blessed family stepped out to promote Thor: Love and Thunder in Sydney on Monday

The genetically blessed family stepped out to promote Thor: Love and Thunder in Sydney on Monday

‘It felt like some weird sitcom of the superheroes at school pick-up.’

Chris and his Spanish model wife Elsa Pataky share three children, daughter India Rose, 10, and twin boys Tristan and Sasha, eight

The family are based in Byron Bay, but Natalie’s comments suggest the children attended school in Sydney during filming on the 29th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The actress, 41, said that she sent her kids to the same school as the Hemsworth kids while filming Thor: Love & Thunder and that while she managed to go incognito, Chris' 1.9m frame meant he caught the attention of the other school run mums.

The actress, 41, said that she sent her kids to the same school as the Hemsworth kids while filming Thor: Love & Thunder and that while she managed to go incognito, Chris’ 1.9m frame meant he caught the attention of the other school run mums.

Meanwhile Natalie, who was  based in Sydney throughout late 2020 and early 2021 to film the Taika Waititi-directed blockbuster, shares two children – Aleph, 11, and Amalia, five – with husband Benjamin Millepied,

During her time Down Under, the actress was spotted enjoying Sydney’s famous sights, including the Blue Mountains, Bondi Beach and she was even seen in the pub.

The actress didn’t attend the Sydney premiere of Love & Thunder this week though.

Chris, his brother Luke and their wives and children represented the Aussie talent on the red carpet with an array of Sydney-based reality stars.

Chris Hemsworth and his wife Elsa Pataky made a rare red carpet appearance with their children at the Sydney premiere of Thor: Love and Thunder. Natalie  didn't attend the Sydney premiere of Love & Thunder this week though. Chris, his brother Luke and their wives and children represented the Aussie talent on the red carpet

Chris Hemsworth and his wife Elsa Pataky made a rare red carpet appearance with their children at the Sydney premiere of Thor: Love and Thunder. Natalie  didn’t attend the Sydney premiere of Love & Thunder this week though. Chris, his brother Luke and their wives and children represented the Aussie talent on the red carpet

The fourth Thor film sees the hammer-wielding superhero go up against the villainous Gorr the God Butcher, played by Christian Bale.

The film is set in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame, where Thor (Chris Hemsworth) has given up his superhero ways.

He enlists the help of Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and other friends to help fight Gorr.

Thor: Love and Thunder, directed by Taika Waititi, hits Australian and UK cinemas on July 7, and on July 8 in the United States.

Stunner: The actress, 41, dazzled on the red carpet in a shimmery one-shoulder champagne beaded dress that showed off her toned arms and long legs at the LA premiere

Stunner: The actress, 41, dazzled on the red carpet in a shimmery one-shoulder champagne beaded dress that showed off her toned arms and long legs at the LA premiere

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