According to Deadline, Kat Dennings will return as Darcy Lewis in Marvel Entertainment’s upcoming sequel to 2011’s Thor, titled Thor: The Dark World. In the original, Lewis was the sidekick to Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and existed solely for comic relief. But now that Dennings has become a star in her own right, the site is reporting that her role will be beefed up quite a bit.
Dennings will be joining a cast that also includes Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Jaimie Alexander, Stellan Skarsgard, Idris Elba, Zachary Levi, and Christopher Eccleston.
Thor: The Dark World will hit theaters on November 8, 2013.