Chris Hemsworth to Lead Humanity's Survival Against the 'Robopocalypse'

Posted 3:52 PM July 20th, 2012 by Binh Ngo
Chris Hemsworth

According to Deadline, Steven Spielberg wants Chris Hemsworth to lead humanity's charge against their robot overlords in his adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's novel Robopocalypse.

The director was reportedly sold on Hemsworth after a meeting between the two and has offered him one of the lead roles.

Described as World War Z with robots, Robopocalypse is told from the perspective of different people as the world is being over-taken by sentient machines.

Hemsworth is currently filming Thor: The Dark World over in England as the hammer-wielding son of the Norse god Odin.

As for Spielberg, he's getting his Abraham Lincoln biopic, titled Lincoln, ready for its November 16, 2012 release. After that, he will move on to direct Robopocalypse from a script by Drew Goddard.

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