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They say that the clothes make the man, but in playing Thor, the clothes aren’t enough for actor Chris Hemsworth. He also needs a hammer.
Hemsworth stars in the title role of director Kenneth Branagh’s “Thor,” the upcoming adaptation of the thunder-cracking Marvel Comics character. Naturally, every superhero features an iconic accessory â€” Captain America has his star-spangled shield, for instance, while Iron Man has his sophisticated suits of high-tech armor â€” and in Thor’s case, he’s got the mighty hammer Mjolnir at his disposal.
Chris Hemsworth was named one of Australians in Film’s Breakthrough Award winners at the May 2010 ceremony in Hollywood. Hemsworth’s career is skyrocketing, and with a starring role in ‘Thor,’ his popularity in the US is growing by leaps and bounds.
Transcript: Chris Hemsworth Thor Interview
Rebecca Murray from About.com Hollywood Movies at the Australians in Film 6th Annual Breakthrough Awards Red Carpet.
The costume looks amazing. How did it look when you first tried it on? What did you think?
Chris Hemsworth: “Oh, it was crazy. I remember the first camera test and putting it on and going, ‘Oh my god,’ and then everyone who came and looked at it was like, ‘Wow, this is a monumental sort of moment.’ And standing in it was a very odd experience, you know? But it was beautiful. I mean, Alex Byrne designed the costume and they spent I think almost two years kind of leading up and building that thing and setting it up. It really paid off. The thing is incredible. It’s not very comfortable, butâ€¦” Continue reading About.com Interview with Chris