Jenkins previously directed Monster and becomes the first woman to direct a superhero film.

Thor will open on Nov 15, 2013 and once again stars Chris Hemsworth as the Norse god of thunder out to save the people of earth.

Marvel Studios is scheduled to release The Avengers on May 4, 2012 and Iron Man 3 May 3, 2013.

Jenkins is represented by CAA, Anonymous Content and Alan Wertheimer.