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Chris Officially Offered “Snow White and the Huntsman” Role

Chris Hemsworth is quite the “It” boy these days. The Thor star has officially been offered the role of the huntsman in Snow White and the Huntsman, co-starring Kristen Stewart as the female lead, EW.com reports.

The huntsman role had once been attached to both Viggo Mortensen and Hugh Jackman, but it seems that after the $66 million opening week “Thor” enjoyed, Hemsworth has landed as a frontrunner. Reports that Hemsworth was being eyed for the part surfaced earlier this month. Now the Australian actor signing on for the project seems to be hinged on whether or not shooting for The Avengers will get in the way.

Based on the legendary fairy tale, Snow White and the Hunstman follows the titular princess after the evil queen Ravenna calls for her death, centering on the huntsman who disobeys orders and allows the fair maiden to live. The updated story will break from convention by having the huntsman mentor and train Snow White to fight off Ravenna herself. Directed by Rupert Sanders, Snow White and the Hunstman is scheduled for release on December 21, 2012.

While Hemsworth’s participation hasn’t been inked just yet, Stewart has found her Prince Charming in British actor Sam Claflin, who will soon be seen in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides:

“I’m very excited,” he recently told MTV News. “I’m a big fan of her work. I’m truly sort of flabbergasted — that’s a good word, I love that. I’m just looking forward to getting my teeth into something new as well,” Claflin continued. “I’ve never had so much fun [as I did] doing [‘Pirates’] … Being able to get my teeth into something new is something I’m really looking forward to.”

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“Thor” Interview with Chris, Kat and Kenneth

Alison Haislip of Attack of the Show! joins Chris Hemsworth, Kat Dennings and director Kenneth Branagh to talk about their new film, Thor and try to figure out how to pronounce Thor’s hammer, Mjolnir. A big thank you to Stef for sending this to my attention!

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What’s Coming Up Next For Chris?

With Thor expected to have a $60 million debut at the box office this weekend, Chris Hemsworth has quickly become Hollywood’s man of the moment. So, what roles will he be tackling next?

Red Dawn: Hemsworth’s fit physique will come in handy playing Jed Eckert in Dan Bradley’s action-packed remake of the 1984 film (originally starring Patrick Swayze), in which a group of teenagers try to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers (originally Soviets). The film is set to hit theaters sometime this year.

The Cabin in the Woods: The Aussie actor joins Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford and Jesse Williams in Drew Goddard’s 3D horror film. Co-written by Joss Whedon and produced by MGM, the film does not yet have a release date.

The Avengers: Hemsworth will reprise his role as Nordic god, Thor, in Marvel’s super-hero mash-up set to hit theaters April 2012. The film also stars Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Chris Evans (Captain America) and Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner).

Snow White and the Huntsman: No role has been confirmed, but it is rumored that he’s being considered for the lede male role in the Universal Pictures’ pic starring Kristen Stewart.

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Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Last night, Chris was a guest on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show to promote Thor. Take a look at the two part video interview below. And remember, Thor is now in theatres!

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“Thor” Is Now In Theatres!

Just a quick reminder that Thor was officially released today! I recommend everyone to check their local listings and head to the theatre this weekend! You won’t be disappointed!

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The Tonight Show With Jay Leno

Last night, Chris was a guest on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Chris spoke about growing up in the Outback, acting role in Aussie soap Home and Away, Thor and Rene Russo’s attraction to him. Take a look below! Also, my friend Jess sent some gorgeous photos of Chris from last night’s interview!

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Australians In Film Screening of “Thor”

Last night, Chris was in Los Angeles for the Thor Australians in Film Screening! As per usual, Chris looked great! Head over to the gallery for the latest additions. (Just a reminder Chris is on Leno tonight and Kimmel tomorrow!)

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Upcoming Television Appearances!

Chris has a couple busy days ahead of himself … he is set to appear on not one, but two late night talk shows! Here is the talk show schedule for Chris – check your local listings for channels and air times! Chris will be on both shows to promote Thor.

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (NBC)

Thursday, May 5th, 2011
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)