Liam Hemsworth Was Almost Thor Instead Of Chris

“My little brother almost got cast as Thor.”

As of July 10, 2022, there are three Hemsworth brothers: Liam, Chris, and Luke.

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Scientists are hard at work to discover whether a fourth Hemsworth exists within our galaxy.

Of course, you know that Chris Hemsworth plays Thor in the MCU. You probably saw Thor: Love and Thunder this weekend, or maybe you have plans to soon.

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But you probably didn’t know that Liam Hemsworth was also in the running to play Thor — and according to Chris, he almost got the gig.

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“My little brother almost got cast as Thor,” Chris revealed in an interview with MensXP.

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“I think my audition sucked. I think that was the response I got,” he recalled, before mentioning that Liam ended up being one of the “last five people” in consideration for the role.

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“They were like, ‘Look, he’s great, but he’s a bit young,'” he explained on what ultimately kept Liam from getting the role. “My manager then said, ‘Well, he does have an older brother,’ which was me.”

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“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.”

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Chris also told MensXP that the MCU’s current multiverse meddling could — but, as of now, probably won’t — make for Liam finally making his big-screen debut as Thor at some point.

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“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,” he said. “That will be fun.” Why not?

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Read the entire interview here.

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