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Last we heard back in November, Australian action star Chris Hemsworth had attached himself to Stephen Gaghan’s crime thriller “Candy Store”, but that may no longer be the case. In an interview with MTV at the Oscars on Sunday, Hemsworth’s fellow countryman Jason Clarke offered up that he will star in the film. The film follows an elite operative who retires to Brooklyn, only to find the enemy he once fought setting up shop in his new neighborhood. It’s possible Hemsworth is still attached to the role of the protagonistRead More
Director Michael Mann has not made a movie since 2009’s “Public Enemies” but appears finally ready to get back behind the camera, and Variety reports he has boarded an untitled thriller set up at Legendary Pictures which has Australian action star Chris Hemsworth attached to the lead role. There are not plot details, other than to say the film takes place “in a world of cyber threats and attacks.” Mann has been developing the project for over a year and co-wrote the screenplay with Morgan Davis Foehl. Filming is tentativelyRead More
You better not be teasing us now, The Wrap. Buried in a story about Chris Hemsworth becoming attached to Stephen Gaghan’s crime thriller “Candy Store,” the paper also reports Hemsworth is being eyed for a role in “Triumph”, a biopic of iconic American actor Steve McQueen, and that film has also offered a role to Liam Hemsworth, Chris’s younger “Hunger Games” star brother. The film is set up at Sony Pictures and the script – following the story of McQueen and his stunt double Bud Elkins – is still beingRead More
November 9, 2012 UPDATE: Hemsworth will not join this project, Deadline reports. A deal could not come together. Could Chris Hemsworth be any more in demand? Star of “Thor“, “Snow White and the Huntsman“, and “The Avengers” is currently filming “Thor: The Dark World” in the UK and has Formula One drama “Rush” in post-production awaiting a release date. The thesp has alsoRead More
First Anne Hathaway, now Ben Whishaw. Steven Spielberg certainly is moving fast on his adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson’s “Robopocalypse.” Chris Hemsworth had been chosen for the lead role back in July, but over the past 24 hours two more of Spielberg’s casting choices have emerged in quick succession. In addition to Hathaway, Variety reports the director is also eyeing “Skyfall” actor Whishaw for a pivotal role. Hemsworth is the furthest along in the negotiating process, most likely playing Cormac Wallace, with Hathaway described as being in “early talks” forRead More
With a rising profile thanks to “The Dark Knight Rises”, Anne Hathaway could be heading towards becoming quite an action hero. THR is now reporting Steven Spielberg is interested in Hathaway taking on the female lead role in his “Robopocalypse”, the big blockbuster adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson’s sci-fi novel. She is now in early negotiations for the part, but it is still far from official. Back in July, Spielberg chose Chris Hemsworth for the male lead, and with Hathaway now circling, it seems the project may finally be movingRead More
Filming has only just begun on Marvel superhero sequel “Thor: The Dark World”, and they’re wasting no time in jumping right into a big scale epic battle sequence. Today Chris Hemsworth was pictured donning Thor’s armor and red cape, wielding Mjolnir alongside Jamie Alexander as Asgardian friend and fellow warrior Sif in a fight against some nasty looking aliens, and Comic Book Movie has gathered up some nice shots of the action. Alan Taylor takes over the directing duties from original helmer Kenneth Branagh, and “The Dark World” will takeRead More
Indie darling turned bona fide TV star Kat Dennings has been confirmed to be reprising her role in sequel “Thor: The Dark World”, according to Deadline. This completes the gang of returning Marvel characters, led by Chris Hemsworth as the titular Norse God/Avenger, along with Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Idris Elba as Heimdall and Jamie Alexander as Sif on the alien side, and Natalie Portman as Jane Foster and Stellan Skarsgard as Erik Selvig on Earth. In addition, newbies include Zachary Levi, who takes over theRead More
The machines are taking over, and it’s Chris Hemsworth to the rescue (who else?). Deadline reports Thor himself has landed the highly coveted lead role in Steven Spielberg’s long-gestating adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson’s best-selling sci-fi novel “Robopocalypse.” Wilson’s vision of the ever-popular post-apocalyptic world is one in which the machines that once aided the human race in their everyday lives have taken over. Cars begin to run people over in the street, automated doors trap people inside buildings, and more menacingly, army robots built to do the killing forRead More
Chris Hemsworth seems to have found a nice niche in being an action star with humanity and depth, and looks to be continuing his streak by attaching himself to star in “In the Heart of the Sea”, based on true events that inspired Melville’s “Moby Dick.” Deadline reported the news earlier today, and the project is now out to studios from Hemsworth’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” producers. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s factual retelling “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex”, Hemsworth will play aRead More