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Mothers Day Was Busy At Box Office

10th May 2011

Far more families went to the movies on Sunday -- Mothers Day -- than the studios had estimated. That was particularly good news for two romantic comedies which forecasters last week thought would have a...

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Chris Hemsworth Hunted Down For Snow White

10th May 2011

Thor star Chris Hemsworth looks set to swap superheroes for fairytales with a role opposite Kristen Stewart in the upcoming Snow White movie.The Twilight actress has already signed up to play the title role in...

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Thor Sequel 'Tantalising'

10th May 2011

Kenneth Branagh thinks a 'Thor' sequel is a "tantalising prospect". The director - who worked with relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth as the titular Marvel superhero in the action movie - has plans for a follow-up...

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Thor Sequel 'Tantalising'

10th May 2011

Kenneth Branagh thinks a 'Thor' sequel is a "tantalising prospect". The director - who worked with relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth as the titular Marvel superhero in the action movie - has plans for a follow-up...

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Fast Five Sets Overseas Record For Universal

9th May 2011

Fast Five has given Universal its biggest overseas gross for a single weekend in the studio's history. Widening to 6,979 locations in 58 countries in its third week overseas -- it opened in several key...

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Thor The Sound Of Distant Thunder

9th May 2011

Marvel's Thor may not have been among the most popular superheroes to grace the pages of the publisher's comic books, but as a movie character, portrayed by Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, he certainly has held...

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Thor Sequel 'Tantalising'

9th May 2011

Kenneth Branagh thinks a 'Thor' sequel is a "tantalising prospect". The director - who worked with relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth as the titular Marvel superhero in the action movie - has plans for a follow-up...

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Thor Crashes In At U.s. Box Office Number One

9th May 2011

Action epic Thor has struck gold at the U.S. box office, hammering the competition with an opening weekend haul of $66 million (£41.25 million).The 3D comic book adaptation, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Chris...

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Hopkins Had 'Anxiety' Over Thor Eyepatch

8th May 2011

Sir Anthony Hopkins suffered from "moments of anxiety" while filming comic book epic Thor, because his character's eyepatch restricted his vision and forced him to rely on others to guide him around the set.The Welsh...

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Thor Expected To Take $60 Million During Opening Weekend

6th May 2011

Thor, the new superhero movie from Marvel Studios, is expected to take $60 million in its opening weekend at the U.S box-office, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Thor is looking to emulate the success of other...

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Movie Reviews Thor

6th May 2011

Critics are almost equally divided over Thor , the latest from superhero factory Marvel Entertainment. Joe Morgenstern's review in the Wall Street Journal is typical of those that scorn it. "Like Thor's hammer," he writes,...

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Thor Likely To Thunder At The Box Office

6th May 2011

So, can a 3D superhero flick directed by a man generally associated with movie versions of Shakespeare's plays attract an audience as big as last week's for a heist thriller spun off from a street...

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Chris Hemsworth Is Niece's Favourite Toy

6th May 2011

Chris Hemsworth's niece has a toy doll of him as Thor.The Australian star plays the titular superhero in the new Marvel movie of the same name and his elder brother Luke's daughter has been driving...

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Sir Anthony Hopkins Encouraged Branagh To Portray Olivier

6th May 2011

Sir Anthony Hopkins gave his Thor director Kenneth Branagh the confidence to portray acting great Lord Olivier on the big screen by telling the star all about his encounters with the legend.Branagh was mulling over...

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The Things They Say 21528

6th May 2011

"He's a darling fellow, he's as big as a house and built like a concrete shipyard, as we say back home, and very, very fetching with his kit off." Moviemaker Kenneth Branagh on his Thor...

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Force Feeder Chris Hemsworth

5th May 2011

Chris Hemsworth had to "force feed" himself to get in shape for 'Thor'.The actor plays the titular role in the new movie but had to bulk up to portray the superhero and while he was...

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The Things They Say 21511

5th May 2011

"I had a Robin costume. I used to run around the house in it." Thor star Chris Hemsworth always dreamed of being Batman's sidekick growing up.

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Branagh Waiting To See If Thor Thunders

4th May 2011

Kenneth Branagh, the improbable director of Marvel's latest superhero flick Thor , is taking no bets on whether the movie will get Hollywood's summer season off the ground when it debuts on Friday. "I'm immune...

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Thor Thunders To Top Of U.k. Box Office

4th May 2011

Superhero movie Thor has put the brakes on Fast Five's reign at the top of the U.K. box office after thundering to the top of this week's (beg02May11) chart.The film, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and...

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The Things They Say 21497

4th May 2011

"My older brother told me, 'Make sure you keep a hammer', but I forgot and missed my opportunity. I could sell it on eBay and make a quick buck!" Aussie actor Chris Hemsworth regrets not...

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The Things They Say 21487

3rd May 2011

"He looks terrific and he's a wonderful actor and he's a nice guy too, which makes all the difference." Sir Anthony Hopkins on his Thor co-star Chris Hemsworth.

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Rene Russo Grateful For Sir Anthony Hopkins' Foul-mouthed Advice

3rd May 2011

Sir Anthony Hopkins helped co-star Rene Russo calm her nerves before a pivotal scene in new action film Thor by swearing at her.The actress reveals the great Brit could tell she was far from confident...

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Chris Hemsworth For Snow White And The Huntsman?

3rd May 2011

Chris Hemsworth is favourite to take a leading role in 'Snow White and the Huntsman'. The 'Thor' actor is wanted by studio Universal for the Huntsman in the movie opposite 'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart, who...

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Thor Heads Lightning Fast To #1 Overseas

2nd May 2011

Overseas, Paramount's Thor appeared to be somewhat of a marvel in its own right as the movie pulled in a solid $83 million from 56 countries. The superhero flick, which stars Chris Hemsworth in the...

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Hemsworth Brothers Fall Out Over Thor Role

2nd May 2011

Chris Hemsworth's starring role in upcoming action epic Thor has damaged relations with his younger brother Liam - the siblings "haven't spoken" for months after fighting it out to play the Nordic superhero.The Aussie stars...

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Studios Now Promoting Their Trailers, Signs

28th April 2011

Talk about buzzkill! Britain's Guardian newspaper has lampooned the current marketing campaign for Friday's release of The Avengers . It notes that the studio has been stridently promoting its own promo for the movie --...

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Chris Hemsworth Got Whipped On Thor

28th April 2011

Chris Hemsworth whipped himself in the face on the set of 'Thor'.The 27-year-old actor - who plays the titular character in the superhero movie - decided he wanted to try out a whip which was...

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Universal Revamps Fast & Furious Franchise -- Will It Work?

26th April 2011

This weekend will reveal whether Universal's wholesale retinkering of its Fast and Furious franchise will keep it alive. Today's (Tuesday) Los Angeles Times observed that Fast Five , which opens on Friday, will be more...

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The Things They Say 21401

26th April 2011

"I nearly had a heart attack. (But) you want to do your best for Ken, he brings that out." Actor Chris Hemsworth was terrified after director Kenneth Branagh asked him to prepare for his Thor...

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Portman: 'Thor Prevented Black Swan Breakdown'

26th April 2011

Natalie Portman is grateful she filmed Thor after her gruelling role in Black Swan because the reduced workload on the comic book movie prevented her from suffering a "total breakdown".The actress embarked on a strict...

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