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Thor Heads Lightning Fast To #1 Overseas

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...

Hemsworth Brothers Fall Out Over Thor Role

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...

Studios Now Promoting Their Trailers, Signs

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 --...

Chris Hemsworth Got Whipped On Thor

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...

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

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...

Portman: 'Thor Prevented Black Swan Breakdown'

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...

Tom Hiddleston Praises Green Screen Expert Branagh

Tom Hiddleston has praised 'Thor' director Kenneth Branagh for masterminding the movie's green screen scenes.The 30-year-old actor admits it was difficult for him and Chris Hemsworth - who portrays the titular superhero - to shoot...

Chris Hemsworth Inspired By Hopkins

Chris Hemsworth finds Sir Anthony Hopkins "inspiring". The Australian star plays the titular character in new Marvel superhero movie 'Thor' alongside Anthony as Odin, and Chris admitted he was shocked at the 73-year-old Welsh actor's...

Chris Hemsworth Unaware Of Thor Cartoon

Chris Hemsworth knew more about the Norse mythology of Thor than the Marvel cartoon character.The Australian actor - who stars as the God-turned-man in the Kenneth Branagh-directed action movie - was mostly unaware of the...

Chris Hemsworth Doesn't Compete With Liam

Chris Hemsworth insists he and his brother Liam are not in competition.The 27-year-old actor beat his sibling to the title role in forthcoming blockbuster epic 'Thor', but the elder star insists there is no serious...

Kenneth Branagh Happy To Convert Thor To 3-D

Kenneth Branagh decided not to shoot 'Thor' in 3-D because of Chris Hemsworth's casting.The director considered using the technology when filming the forthcoming superhero epic - which has been converted in post-production - but felt...

Chris Hemsworth: 'Acting Talent On Thor Was Ridiculous'

Chris Hemsworth found his experience on 'Thor' "ridiculous".The Australian actor plays the titular character in the Marvel comic book adaptation, but found the role difficult to grapple with because of the heavyweight stars in the...

Natalie Portman's Father Plans Pregnancy Movie

Natalie Portman's father is shopping a pregnancy movie to Hollywood studios. Dr. Avner Hershlag's book 'Misconception' is a story of cloning experiments gone wrong and the embryos of a US first lady, and major film...

Chris Hemsworth: 'Thor Is Funny'

Chris Hemsworth thinks 'Thor' has a "real sense of humour". The Australian actress - who plays the titular God in the forthcoming action adventure movie - thinks many will be surprised at the funny-side the...

Chris Hemsworth Over Eager With Thor Workouts

Chris Hemsworth had to have his 'Thor' costume altered because he'd bulked up too much.The actor takes on the role of the action hero in the big-screen adaptation of the iconic Marvel comic book but...

Muscly Hemsworth Burst Out Of Thor Costume

Chris Hemsworth was left red-faced during his first camera test for Thor because he put on so much muscle while he was bulking up to play the superhero, his costume didn't fit.The Australian actor plays...

Wimpy Kid Delivers Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch took one itself -- of knockout force -- from a wimpy kid over the weekend. The Warner Bros. tough-girl action flick opened in the lead at the box office on Friday but quickly...

Chris Hemsworth Has Thor 'Phwoar' Factor

Chris Hemsworth brings the "phwoar" factor to 'Thor'. Kenneth Branagh - who has directed the epic movie about the titular character who is cast out to live amongst humans - believes Australian actor Chris is...

Studios Planning To Take Bigger Share Of Box Office Revenue

Movie theater owners who may have been hoping to negotiate a larger share of the box-office split with studios in return for allowing premium video-on-demand are likely to see their hopes dashed this summer when...

Natalie Portman Needed Rehab After Movie

Natalie Portman thinks she should have checked into rehab after filming 'Black Swan'.The 29-year-old star won a Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal as a disturbed ballerina in the movie, but admits it was such...

Chris Evans Has No Idea About Avengers Plot

Chris Evans still has no idea what 'The Avengers' is about.The 29-year-old actor will play Captain America in the Marvel blockbuster - which draws together a number of superheroes, including Thor, The Hulk and Iron...

Chris Hemsworth Warns Of Avengers Friction

Chris Hemsworth has warned fans to expect "a hell of a lot of friction" between the many superheroes in "The Avengers."The 'Thor' actor - who will reprise his role as the God of Thunder for...

Branagh Swaps Superheroes For The Stage

THOR director KENNETH BRANAGH is taking a break from movies to star in a play in his Northern Ireland hometown.The British thespian stepped behind the camera last year (10) to direct the upcoming superhero blockbuster,...

Natalie Portman Worried She Will Bore Cinema Fans

Natalie Portman is worried people will get bored of her face because she is in so many new movies.The brunette beauty - who won a Golden Globe last weekend for her performance in Darren Aronofsky's...

Robert Downey Jr. To Play Talking Dog

Robert Downey Jr. has signed to star as Mr. Peabody in a new animated feature. The 'Sherlock Holmes' star will take on the role of the genius dog - who along with his pet boy...

Samuel L. Jackson Lands Meeting Evil Role

Samuel L. Jackson has signed up to star in 'Meeting Evil'. The 62-year-old actor will star alongside Luke Wilson and Leslie Bibb in the adaptation of Thomas Berger's novel. Wilson takes the leading role of...

Chris Hemsworth Marries

Chris Hemsworth has married his actress girlfriend Elsa Pataky.The 'Thor' star and the 34-year-old Spanish actress are believed to have married in his native Australia over the Christmas period after a whirlwind romance.The actor's spokesperson...

Jon Favreau Not Returning For Iron Man 3

Jon Favreau will not direct 'Iron Man 3'.The actor-and-filmmaker - who directed the first two instalments of the Marvel comic book-adaptation starring Robert Downey Jr. in 2008 and 2010 - will not be returning to...

Natalie Portman Writes Bring Your Own Movie Script

Natalie Portman is pitching a comedy entitled 'Bring Your Own' to movie studios. The 'Black Swan' actress would play a leading role in the film - written by herself and college friend Laura Moses -...

Kenneth Branagh's Shakespearian Thor

Kenneth Branagh believes 'Thor' is like a Shakespeare play.The actor-and-director - best known for his adaptations of Shakespeare's plays - says he took on the job of directing the forthcoming superhero movie, because it reminded...

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