Natalie Portman confirms Kat Dennings for Marvel’s Thor

Kat Dennings -of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist fame – has confirmed for a role in the upcoming Marvel movie Thor.

Natalie Portman broke the news to MTV adding:

“Well I’m really excited that Kat Dennings is going to be in it with me and she’s a good friend and an amazing actress, so I’m looking forward to that.”

Portman did not reveal, however, what role Dennings had in the film. .

Thor stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Jaimie Alexander, Colm Feore, Samuel L. Jackson, Kat Dennings and will be released on May 20, 2011