Chris Hemsworth News
What's Popping: 'Star Wars,' 'Beverly Hills Cop 4,' 'Masters of the Universe,' 'The Mummy,' 'Lethal Weapon'
1:25 PM 5/10/2014 by Binh Ngo
Disney is serious about releasing a Star Wars movie in theaters every year starting with Episode VII. Before this decade is over, we'll be seeing three spin-offs in between the main episodes. Efforts to turn Beverly Hills Cop into a TV series didn't go anywhere, but apparently, the pilot for the TV show tested so well that Paramount wants to put the fourth movie in production.
7:50 PM 5/8/2014 by Binh Ngo
Warner Bros. and producer Joel Silver hired Will Beall to write the Lethal Weapon reboot back in 2011 and, apparently, it is starting to bear fruit.
fb.indiewire.com – We've long known that Warner Bros. was planning some kind of remake/reboot of "Lethal Weapon" — along with a bunch of other titles in their catalog —and at one point "Gangster Squad" writer Will Beall was tapped to pen the script. And we basically haven't heard anything in a few years, but today some fresh rumors suggest this thing is back in motion in a big way. 19 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
joblo.com – There aren't many details at this point, but it appears LETHAL WEAPON might be getting a reboot, and the rumor is Chris Hemsworth has been offered the lead role in the film. Sources have told The Tracking Board it won't be a full reboot though, and "the recent version of the script centers on the desires of an older cop’s son (presumably Riggs’) and his wishes to join... 19 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
screenrant.com – We’re now only three Marvel movies away from the arrival of The Avengers: Age of Ultron, which will kick off the busy box office summer of 2015. As a sequel to the highest-grossing comic book movie of all time, the pressure is really on for writer and director Joss Whedon to create a worthy follow-up to his initial success. 27 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
comicbookmovie.com – Over the weekend, Chris Hemsworth attended Wizard World Comic Con in Sacramento, CA, where he signed autographs, posed with fans, and took part in an open Q&A. During the latter session, the Aussie actor was asked about his breakout role as Marvel's Thor, and whether the God of Thunder will get more time to shine in The Avengers sequel next year than he did in the original 2012 superhero assembly. 27 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
3:39 PM 1/30/2014 by Jeff Giles
While all of us mere mortals are stuck out here anticipating the next round of Marvel movies, execs at Marvel are already busy planning their next next batch of films -- and as proof, Variety reports that the studio has just hired Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost to co-write the screenplay for the third Thor.
2:31 PM 1/15/2014 by Jeff Giles
What, you thought one villain was enough for The Avengers: Age of Ultron? Pshaw. He might be the baddie who's bad enough for the sequel's title, but ol' Ultron (voiced by James Spader) will have to share the shadows with at least one other villain -- and we've just learned that he'll be played by Thomas Kretschmann.
feedproxy.google.com – Chris Hemsworth has been tapped to announce the Oscar nominations on Thursday morning, the Academy announced today. (He'll present with Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.) Last year Emma Stone announced the winners alongside host Seth MacFarlane, who made some crummy jokes (foreshadowing!), so this ... 36 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
news.moviefone.com – It turns out that the passionate kiss between Thor and Jane during the end credits of "Thor: The Dark World" wasn't faked -- because Chris Hemsworth, the actor behind the God of Thunder, was actually kissing his real-life wife, not his on-screen love interest played by Natalie Portman. In an interview with the New York Daily News, Portman revealed that the scene was shot after primary filming had ended, and due to a scheduling conflict, the actress wasn't able to make it back on set to reprise her role as Jane Foster. 41 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee