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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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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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Hemsworth Thor Role Thanks To Brother

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Chris Hemsworth, best-known to Star Trek fans for his role as the doomed father of James T. Kirk, can thank his brother, Liam Hemsworth, for helping him land the role of Thor.

The help came as a result of a failed audition for Liam Hemsworth, who was also auditioning for Thor.

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Hemsworth As Thor

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Artwork featuring Chris Hemsworth as Thor wielding his hammer has appeared online.

Hemsworth, best-known to Star Trek XI fans as George Kirk, father of James T. Kirk, will be seen as Thor in the upcoming movie of the same name next year.

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