Today We Learned Chris Hemsworth’s Brother…
Today we learned that Chris Hemsworth’s brother Liam was almost cast as Thor.
Can you imagine Liam Hemsworth as Thor?
Well, when the actor who got the title role — Chris Hemsworth, Liam’s older brother — first auditioned for the part, casting initially liked Liam, more than the person they eventually picked.
“I auditioned for ‘Thor,’ and I didn’t get called back,” Chris Hemsworth , 30, admits to W magazine of the 2011 film. “I was intimidated by the director, Kenneth Branagh. To me, he is Shakespeare. My brother, Liam, was luckier. He was one of the final five guys up for the part.”
But lucky for fans, lucky for Chris and lucky for “The Avengers,” none of the final five were “quite right.”
Chris’s 33. Liam’s 26.