Thor: The Dark World is getting the rom-com treatment, courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel.
During his monologue on Thursday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, the funnyman couldn't resist noting how every comic book movie sequel these days seems to have the word "dark" in the title in defense to its mostly male fan base.
So imagining what a Marvel marketing campaign might be like if the studio ever decided to appeal to the hunky hammer-wielding hero's female fans, Kimmel offered up one of his signature send-ups on the eve of Thor's release—a fake trailer as told from the female-centric point of view of NataliePortman's astrophysicist character, Jane Foster.
"Jane Foster was looking for love in all the wrong places until a blast from the past came out of nowhere to sweep her off her feet," intones the narrator in the clip set to Katrina and the Waves' peppy 1983 hit, "Walking on Sunshine. "
Naturally, the parody plays down most of the blockbuster's CGI explosions and action in favor of shots of Foster gazing longingly at the Norse God, played by Chris Hemsworth, and his strapping hot bod (sans shirt, of course).
"This November, sometimes the strongest force in the universe is love," adds the narrator, revealing the title, Thor Actually—the "first romantic comedy in 3D," quipped Kimmel.