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.
Chris attended the Cinema Society screening of Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok while in New York City. Chris was joined by director, Taika Waititi on the red carpet. Thor: Ragnarok hits North American theatres on November 3rd. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
Chris stopped by the set of Good Morning America to promote the upcoming Marvel film, Thor: Ragnarok. During the interview, director Taika Waititi made an appearance. You can watch the interview below and find screen captures in the gallery. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
Disney-Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok has grossed $28 million in its first three days in 28 international markets — a week ahead of the tentpole’s U.S. launch.
The U.K. is the top market so far with $6.7 million, followed by South Korea with $3.8 million, France with $3 million, and Australia with $2 million (the biggest industry opening day ever for an October release). The movie earned $1.6 million in Brazil, the largest launch day for an October release. “Thor: Ragnarok” generated an 89% market share.
Disney said the results are ahead of “Doctor Strange,” which opened at the same time last year, as well as substantially ahead of 2013’s “Thor: The Dark World.” “Doctor Strange” ended up grossing $458 million internationally at current exchange rates.
“Thor Ragnarok” will be open in 52% of the international marketplace by Sunday. Friday openings include Spain, Iceland, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, Turkey, and Vietnam.
The third “Thor” movie should dominate the early November box office with as much as $125 million in its opening weekend in North America, early projections show.
Thor: Ragnarok is directed by Taika Waititi from a screenplay by Eric Pearson and the writing team of Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost. It stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, and Anthony Hopkins. (Source)
Having helmed The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron, as well as stepping in to oversee reshoots and complete post-production on Zack Snyder’s Justice League, there’s no question that writer and director Joss Whedon certainly knows a thing or two about superhero movies. And he’s now taken to Twitter to sing the praises of the latest, stating that Taika Waititi and Marvel have created a “modern masterpiece” with Thor: Ragnarok.
I have added several additional high quality production stills from Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok into the gallery. Directed by Taika Waititi, Thor: Ragnarok stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Mark Ruffalo, Karl Urban, and Anthony Hopkins which hits theaters North American theatres on November 3rd, 2017.
“Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization.”
I have added scans from the November issue of Men’s Journal magazine into the gallery. The magazine featured a closer look at the upcoming Marvel film, Thor: Ragnarok and how he transformed his body for the role — again. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok is off to a thundering start with early reviews indicating that the newest addition to the Thor trilogy may just be the best yet!
Some of that may be down to directer Taika Waititi, whose unique sense of humour and emphasis on Jack Kirby-influenced visuals plays on the successes of Guardians of the Galaxy whilst carving a niche that only Taika could fill. Revitalising the character, continuing the arc of the Hulk and bringing in brand new Marvel characters like Valkyrie, Ragnarok has the potential to catch lightning in a bottle.
And, based upon the film’s Rotten Tomatoes rating, this may not only be the best Thor to date, but also the best the MCU has to offer. Currently sitting at 98%, Ragnarok is ahead of the competition, with the closest competitor being the first Iron Man sitting at 95%. It’ll be interesting to see how those stats change from here, but Hemsworth’s latest outing as the God of Thunder may well prove to be Marvel’s most critically successful release yet.
Rotten Tomatoes currently pitches the blockbuster as: “Exciting, funny, and above all fun, Thor: Ragnarok is a colorful cosmic adventure that sets a new standard for its franchise and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
Thor: Ragnarok hits theatres on November 3rd. (Source)
Angela Bishop of Studio 10 sat down with Thor: Ragnarok stars Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo, as well as director Taika Waititi to discuss the upcoming Marvel film. You can watch the interview below and find screen captures in the gallery. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
Chris, Mark Ruffalo and Taika Waititi spoke with Australia’s The Project to promote the latest Marvel film, Thor: Ragnarok. While sitting at a table with a number of reporters, the pair were friendly, making jokes about Thor’s hammer and lose of hair in this sequel when suddenly, one of the reporters blurted out one of the movie’s best kept secrets. You can watch the interview below and find screen captures in the gallery. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS INTERVIEW CONTAINS CONTENT SOME MIGHT VIEW AS SPOILERS**
While in Sydney, Australia, Chris posed for a set of photos with his Thor: Ragnarok co-star, Mark Ruffalo and director, Taika Waititi. Thor: Ragnarok hits theatres on November 3rd. Head over to the gallery for the latest additions.
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