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Trek People’s Choice Nominees

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

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The People’s Choice Awards nominees have been announced and Star Trek is included in the list of nominees.

The People’s Choice Awards celebrates fan favorites in movies, music and television.

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Hemsworth Joins Crime Thriller

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Chris Hemsworth (George Kirk) will be starring in the crime thriller Candy Store.

Directed and written by Stephen Gaghan, Candy Store is the story of a “deep-cover operative who loses everything, ultimately disappearing into Brooklyn where he must start again.  He ends up as a “beat up cop [who] … discover[s] the global organization he was dedicated to fighting is operating in his new backyard.”

Hemsworth will be seen next week in the remake of Red Dawn, where he plays Jed Eckert, the leader of an armed resistance against occupation forces.

Hemsworth Proposed To Star In Whale Tale

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Star Trek XI‘s Chris Hemsworth is set to star in In The Heart of the Sea, which is currently making the rounds of the studios.

Based on the National Book Award-winning book of the same name, In the Heart of the Sea was written by Nathaniel Philbrick. Herman Melville‘s classic Moby Dick was inspired by this tale.’

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New Baby For Hemsworth

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Chris Hemsworth, best-known to Star Trek fans as George Kirk in Star Trek XI, has become a father.

Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky welcomed a daughter into their lives last Friday.

The little girl, named India Rose, is the first child for the couple, who were married in 2010.

Hemsworth As Hunt In Rush

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

The first pictures from Rush have emerged showing Star Trek XI‘s Chris Hemsworth as racing legend James Hunt.

Rush is the story of a rivalry between James Hunt (Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl) for Formula One circuit dominance in the 1970s.

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Hemsworth And Wife Expecting

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

The actor who played James T. Kirk’s father in Star Trek XI will become a father himself later this year.

Chris Hemsworth and actress wife Elsa Pataky (Fast Fives, Snakes on a Plane) were married in December of 2010.

The couple is “delighted and very excited,” said Pataky, and “having the person that you love by your side and starting a family with them is the best thing that can happen to you in this life. You can’t ask for more.”

This will be the first child for the couple, who have no children from previous relationships.

Hemsworth On BAFTA Short List

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Star Trek XI‘s Chris Hemsworth (George Kirk) is a finalist for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2012 Orange Rising Star Award.

The others on the finalist list with Hemsworth include Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids), Adam Deacon (Casualty), Eddie Redmayne (My Week with Marilyn) and Tom Hiddleston (Thor).

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Hemsworth Up For BAFTA Award

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Star Trek XI‘s Chris Hemsworth (George Kirk) is on the initial list of nominees for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2012 Orange Rising Star Award.

Hemsworth joins seven others on the list of up-and-coming actors for 2012.

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Hemsworth In Talks For Rush

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Chris Hemsworth is in negotiations for the role of a race car driver in next year’s Rush.

Hemsworth has time in-between his Thor projects (a sequel to Thor, which was released in May, is due out summer of 2013) to take on new projects, and if all goes well, he will be seen as a British Formula One driver in Rush.

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Hemsworth To Star In Thriller

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Chris Hemsworth, Star Trek XI‘s George Kirk, will be starring in an original thriller to be produced by Tripp Vinson, Beau Flynn and Will Ward.

Hemsworth will be starring in Shadow Runner, which has just been picked up by Sony.

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Hemsworth In Talks For Huntsman Role

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Chris Hemsworth, Star Trek XI’s George, Kirk, is in negotiations for a role in Snow White and the Huntsman.

In Snow White and the Huntsman, Hemsworth’s Huntsman would be a mentor figure to Snow White.

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Hemsworth Married

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Chris Hemsworth, best-known to Star Trek fans for portraying George Kirk, father of James T. Kirk, has married his longtime girlfriend, Elsa Pataky.

The Australian actor and his Spanish girlfriend were married over the Christmas holiday, according to a representative for Hemsworth. The wedding location was not revealed.

Pataky will be familiar to movie audiences for her role as Maria in 2006′s Snakes on a Plane, which starred Samuel L. Jackson.

Hemsworth Thor Poster Released

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Chris Hemsworth, best-known to Star Trek fans for his role as George Kirk, father of James T. Kirk, can be seen for the first time as Thor in a newly-released poster.

Like with the Star Trek reboot, those involved with Thor are hoping to draw in new fans. “You’ve got to look after the fans,” said Hemsworth, “but you’ve got to make the film appealing to audiences outside of the fan base too.”

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Pine Heading For The Top

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Chris Pine, Star Trek XI‘s Captain Kirk, is one of a handful of “hot, young Hollywood lights” who are on tap to replace old guard box office stars.

Pine, who can be seen on the cover of the second weekly edition of the Hollywood Reporter, is one of a new “A-list” which includes Taylor Lautner, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Reynolds, Jeremy Renner, Shia LaBeouf, Taylor Kitsch, Sam Worthington and another Star Trek XI actor, Chris Hemsworth.

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Hemsworth As Thor

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Chris Hemsworth faces the challenge of being involved with Thor, which like Star Trek has a pre-existing fan base.

As with Star Trek, fans of Thor know what they like and Hemsworth is sensitive to that and is hoping to please the fans as well as help to tell a good story. “It’s a challenge,” said Hemsworth. “You walk into something which has a pre-existing fan base. People are very passionate about it and know what they want to see. As far as how you bring the excitement or challenge, a lot of that, the script comes along. That’s not my department. For me it was reading as much as the comic books and things that inspired me.”

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