See Kat Dennings in 'Daydream Nation' (Exclusive)

4:52 PM PST 04/27/2011 by Lauren Schutte

The 'Thor' actress stars in Michael Goldbach's indie opening May 6.

Next weekend is going to be a big one for Kat Dennings.

The actress will appear alongside Natalie Portman and Chris Hemsworth in the comic-book come-to-life portrayal of Thor, opening May 6 and concurrently, the Mike Goldbach-helmed indie, Daydream Nation, opening in NYC and L.A. the same day.

Dennings stars in the film as Caroline Wexler, a sixteen-year-old who moves to a small town and finds herself entrapped in a love triangle with her teacher (Josh Lucas)  and classmate (Reece Thompson). 

 

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The indie, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, and is being released by Anchor Bay Films, is writer-director Goldbach's feature-film debut. 

Dennings recently signed a deal to star in the CBS pilot Two Broke Girls. Goldbach is now writing Castaway on the Moon, a remake of a Korean mystery drama. Mark Waters (Mean Girls, (500) Days of Summer) is attached to direct. 

 

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