Welcome to Chris Hemsworth Network - your online resource for all things featuring the talented Australian actor, Chris Hemsworth. Chris may be best known as "Thor" in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Fans may also recognize Chris from other projects such as The Cabin in the Woods, Rush, Snow White and the Huntsman and In the Heart of the Sea. Online since May 2009, our goal is to bring you all the latest news and images regarding Chris and his career. We hope you enjoy your stay, bookmark the site and visit often for all your Chris needs.
Screen captures of the bonus material from the 2012 film, The Avengers have been added into the gallery. A big thank you to my friend, Ann for capping the bonus features and sharing them with our site. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
Winners of The Saturn Awards were announced. The award ceremony was held at the Castaway Event Center’s Starlight Ballroom in Burbank. The awards were presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, honoring genre entertainment released between Feb. 1, 2012, and Feb. 11, 2013.
Best Science Fiction Film:
Best Horror/Thriller Film:
“The Cabin in the Woods”
Best Supporting Actor:
Clark Gregg (“The Avengers”)
Joss Whedon (“The Avengers”)
Best Special Effects:
Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams, Dan Sudick (“The Avengers”)
Earlier today, the 2013 Academy Awards nominations were announced. To our delight, both Snow White and the Huntsman and The Avengers received nominations. The 85th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 24th, 2013 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and broadcast live on ABC. Seth MacFarlane will be hosting the ceremony. Take a look below:
Best Visual Effects
“Snow White and the Huntsman”
While The Avengers posed many visual efffects challenges, one of the larger challenges was pulling together the “tie-in” shot during the third act of the film. Rather than frames, this single shot is measured in minutes on screen and is one of the longest effects shots in the film. It incorporates both practical special effects and extensive digital visual effects by ILM. The New York City environment that serves as the setting for this shot (and virtaully the entire alien invasion) is computer generated by the visual effects team at ILM.
Take a look below at a behind-the-scenes look at The Anatomy of a Shot featurette.
Earlier today, the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards 2013 announced their annual nominations. To our delight, two of Chris’ films received nominations! The winners will be announced Thursday, January 10th. Take a look below:
Best Action Film
Best Actor in an Action Film
Robert Downey Jr. – “The Avengers”
Chris Hemsworth was named the “Man of the Year” by Empire Magazine and he has an interview to go along with his title. During the interview, the interviewer asked Chris if he thought Thor and The Avengers will ever bring him the kind of ‘stratospheric fame’ that Twilight bought Kristen Stewart.
Take a look below on Chris’ response:
“Um… I think it’s a different sort of fame. With the utmost respect, Twilight’s is certainly a teen audience, and there was such, um… It’s that sort of, ah, what’s the word? Sort of hysterical kind of fan base, you know? Whereas Avengers is across all ages and people just love the films – all the Marvel films – and it’s a little different from what she experiences.”
The official list of nominees for the Peoples Choice Awards 2013 have been released! To our delight, Chris and several of his co-stars have received nominations! Voting is free, and you can vote as often as you want! So make sure to vote for Chris, Snow White and the Huntsman and The Avengers in their respective categories! Take a look below:
The Avengers (2012)
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Favourite Action Movie Star
Favourite Face of Heroism
Scarlett Johansson (“The Avengers”)
Kristen Stewart (“Snow White and the Huntsman”)
Favourite Movie Franchise
The Avengers (2012)
Favourite Movie Superhero
Chris Hemsworth as Thor
Chris Evans as Captain America
Robert Downey, Jr. as Iron Man
Favourite On-Screen Chemistry
Scarlett Johansson / Jeremy Renner (“The Avengers”)
Kristen Stewart / Chris Hemsworth (“Snow White and the Huntsman”)
I’ve added screen captures from the commercially successful film, The Avengers into the gallery. The Avengers is now available on DVD and Blu-ray – and it is definitely worth checking out! Please be advised the gallery contains spoilers so view at your own risk! Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
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Although, Cabin in the Woods isn’t based on a comic book, it is nonetheless the film where one of the greatest comic book movie alliances was born: producer Joss Whedon and star Chris Hemsworth, who would, of course, go on from this horror romp to blow the world away with The Avengers.
But there’s another “Cabin” player that could one day rise to superheroic heights: Fran Kranz, already a Whedon veteran from his days on Dollhouse. Ask him which Marvel character he wants to play, and the answer is simple — just a random dude who gets annihilated by Thor.
“I told Joss when he was doing ‘Avengers,’ because I did ‘Cabin In The Woods’ with Chris Hemsworth and I love that guy, I just told him, ‘Can I be in it and just be someone Thor kills?'” Kranz told our Weekly Whedon columnist Tami Katzoff in a recent interview. “‘Like I just want to be killed by Thor, for a day, I’ll be in and out. ‘You don’t have to pay me, no credit, I just want the satisfaction of knowing that I was hit with Thor’s hammer.'”
For those fanboys (and girls!) who thought The Avengers should’ve had a more melancholy tone à la The Dark Knight Rises, this is for you. Yahoo! has now posted a deleted scene that ended up on the cutting-room floor but is being included on The Avengers’ Blu-ray edition, out Sept. 25. Take a look below:
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