AceShowbiz - Chris Hemsworth almost missed out on the role of Thor to his younger brother Liam Hemsworth. The "Thor: Love and Thunder" actor revealed that his younger sibling very nearly got the part instead of him.
The 38-year-old's older brother Luke Hemsworth plays an actor version of Thor in the new movie. Now in an interview, he teased the possibility of Liam appearing as a multiverse alternative of the superhero.
"He was one of the first people who got right down to the wire on getting the part so, I don't know, I could cross paths with him. That will be fun," Chris told MensXP. "In this film, (the multiverse) is not something we explore. But who knows if there is more in the future as you say it has opened up multitudes of options we can head in or be taken in."
Chris previously revealed that his initial audition for the role was disappointing but he was given another opportunity as film chiefs felt Liam was too young to play Thor. "I think my audition sucked. I think that was the response I got, he recalled.
Revealing that his brother was among the final five actors in the running for the part, Chris added, "They were like, 'Look, he's great, but he's a bit young.' My manager then said, 'Well, he does have an older brother,' which was me. I came back in, re-auditioned a few times, and just had a different attitude."
"Maybe I had a little more sort of motivation that my little brother got a look in and I hadn't," the husband of Elsa Pataky continued. "I also had done a couple of films in between those two auditions, so I had a bit more experience and confidence in what I was going to do."