Chris Hemsworth Hammers it Home that the All-New Thor is More Fun than Ever



Thor: Ragnarok star Chris Hemsworth was loving life while working with Kiwi director Taika Waititi and Hulked up Mark Ruffalo.
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It’s not often a blockbuster movie drops where the lead star is an Aussie and the director is from New Zealand. But Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth, reckons that Hollywood could be on to a winner.

After Kiwi director Taika Waititi let Hemsworth off the leash in Thor: Ragnarok – classification (M) – the Byron Bay local admitted he was having a ball playing fast and loose with the God of Thunder’s character.

It’s Hemsworth’s fifth feature in the guise of the Norse God. This time out he may be hammerless but he’s certainly not humourless.

Source: Thor on Twitter

“It’s the most fun I’ve had playing this character,” Hemsworth told Collider.com

“I love the stuff with Mark Ruffalo, or Hulk, and Thor, because we’ve never really spoken on screen before so we had all the room in the world to sort of invent that relationship.”

“A number of times Mark looked at me after we did an improvised scene and he said ‘oh man, are we wrecking this? Are we destroying this film?’ And I’m like good, we need to break it, we need to start again! And that was kind of every day.”

Source: Chris Hemsworth on Twitter

Viewers can expect to see a different side to the all-new Thor, especially when he’s riffing with his brand new love interest, hard-as-nails bounty hunter Valkyrie.

“It was the same with Tessa,” Hemsworth adds. “Tessa Thompson came in with this sort of Han Solo, sort of, brash confidence - that was so different to Jane [Foster] in the previous movies, that it brought out a different quality in Thor.”

Thor obviously didn’t need his trusted Mjolnir hammer to smash his old ways to smithereens. Expect Hemsworth to produce thunder and lightning like you’ve never seen before in Thor: Ragnarok.

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