'Thor' stays No. 1, while 'Crawdads' opens strong
Film Review - Thor: Love and Thunder This image released by Marvel Studios shows Natalie Portman, left, and Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "Thor: Love and Thunder." "Love and Thunder" also faced a trio of newcomers, though none came close to toppling Chris Hemsworth's god of thunder. Best among them was Sony Pictures' "Where the Crawdads Sing," Olivia Newman's adaptation of Delia Owens' 2018 North Carolina-set novel. The Universal Pictures release has thus far grossed $262.6 million domestically and $532.7 million worldwide, setting box-office records along the way. “Thor: Love and Thunder,” $46 million.wftv.com
Chris Hemsworth swears by ice baths for muscle building, but doing them wrong can kill your gains. Here's the right way, according to his trainer.
Chris Hemsworth uses ice baths to ease muscle soreness, according to his trainer, but using ice too soon after a workout can slow muscle growth.news.yahoo.com
Hammer time: ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ reels in $143M in opening weekend
Thor returns: Chris Hemsworth returns as the God of Thunder in "Thor: Love And Thunder." “Love and Thunder” had a better start than the last Thor film. “Thor: Ragnarok” had a $123 million opening in North America in 2017, according to the entertainment news website. “Thor: Ragnarok” filmmaker Taika Waititi returned to direct “Love and Thunder,” Variety reported. Estimated domestic revenue for this weekend is expected to hit $235 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.wftv.com
'Thor: Love and Thunder' scores franchise best debut
Film Review - Thor: Love and Thunder This image released by Marvel Studios shows Natalie Portman, left, and Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "Thor: Love and Thunder." (Jasin Boland/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP) (Jasin Boland)Four movies in, Thor is still bringing the hammer down at the box office." Thor: Love and Thunder " earned $143 million in its opening weekend in North America, according to studio estimates Sunday. It's a franchise best for the God of Thunder and another success story of the summer 2022 box office season. And yet, it's noteworthy that "Thor: Love and Thunder" isn't even the biggest Marvel opening of the year.wftv.com
‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Is a Grand Disappointment
DisneyChris Hemsworth’s God of Thunder shows off his naked derriere, as well as lets his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) wield his mighty hammer, in Thor: Love and Thunder. Given Marvel’s trademark sexlessness, however, those risqué touches don’t change the fundamental PG-13 nature of director Taika Waititi’s second Marvel go-round, which follows in the goofy footsteps of his prior Thor: Ragnarok, albeit to lesser rewards. A rambunctious action-comedy cast in brilliant Day-Glo colorsnews.yahoo.com
New this week: J.Lo doc, 'Martin' reunion and 'Spiderhead'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album of guided meditation by Alanis Morissette, a Jennifer Lopez documentary leading up to her halftime performance at the Super Bowl in 2020 and a new “Father of the Bride” remake starring Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan.
New this week: 'Interceptor,' Post Malone and 'Fire Island'
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Post Malone and Drive-By Truckers, “Fast & Furious” alum Elsa Pataky leading her own action picture with “Interceptor,” and the modern romantic comedy “Fire Island,” set in the iconic LGBTQ vacation spot.
Glitz, glamour and Thor’s hammer: Pieces of Hollywood history up for sale
>> Read more trending news“Hollywood Legends” will take place July 15-17 in Beverly Hills and on the Julien’s Auctions website. Pieces of Hollywood history up for sale This image released by Julien's Auctions shows an original Stormtrooper helmet used in the 1977 film "Star Wars: A New Hope." The items is one of many pieces of Hollywood memorabilia up for action July 15 through July 17 at Julien’s Auctions. The items is one of many pieces of Hollywood memorabilia up for action July 15 through July 17 at Julien’s Auctions. The public exhibition of the items begins July 11 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills.wftv.com
For auction: Marilyn’s dress, Thor's hammer, Cap’s shield
(AP Photo, left, and Juliens Auctions via AP) (Uncredited)It may not be that Marilyn Monroe dress, but several gowns she donned for "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and "There's No Business Like Show Business" are going up for auction this summer along with 1,400 other pieces of Hollywood history. One of the six original Sandtrooper helmets from “Star Wars: A New Hope” is among the items being auctioned off. The helmet was used during the Tunisia shoot and later restored by Star Wars expert Gino Sabatino. There are also costume jewelry options worn by Monroe, Hayworth, Judy Garland, Olivia de Havilland and Barbara Stanwyck from Joseff of Hollywood. The auction will run July 15 through July 17 at Julien's Actions in Beverly Hills and online at https://juliensauctions.com.wftv.com
Movies love a comeback story. This summer, it's their turn.
Hollywood is bringing out some of its biggest and most reliable players for the 2022 summer movie season, which unofficially kicks off this weekend with the help of Marvel and Disney’s “Doctor Strange and the Multitverse of Madness” and runs through the end of August.
Chris Hemsworth has a strict dehydration regime before shirtless scenes — his trainer said it 'isn't a healthy thing to do,' but believes it makes his muscles look denser and harder
Hemsworth drinks up to 2 gallons of water a day, then cuts all water before shoots. Dr. McClain said this can cause muscles to look smaller longterm.news.yahoo.com
'Thor: Ragnarok' fan-favorite Korg was only supposed to be in 1 to 2 scenes until Chris Hemsworth 'cracked up' at Taika Waititi's improvised lines and suggested adding more
In a new behind-the-scenes book, Waititi opened up about how Korg became "this ridiculously prominent character" because of Hemsworth's suggestions.news.yahoo.com
Chris Hemsworth thought he was 'being written out' of the MCU when he realized Thor wasn't going to be part of 'Captain America: Civil War'
The actor became concerned when he learned the third "Captain America" film was going to feature a large group of characters that didn't include Thor.news.yahoo.com
Chris Hemsworth said he has ditched heavy weightlifting for bodyweight workouts, and shared his 5-step routine to get in shape for 'Extraction'
Chris Hemsworth told Instagram followers he switched up his workout routine, as he wants to focus on toning up his core, rather than bulky muscles.news.yahoo.com
Missouri state gun law is unconstitutional, Justice Department says
President Biden’s Justice Department is stepping up its fight against a new state law in Missouri that aims to invalidate many federal gun regulations, saying the measure has impeded law enforcement efforts to work with state and local police and is also unconstitutional.news.yahoo.com
People magazine names Michael B. Jordan as Sexiest Man Alive
FILE - Michael B. Jordan arrives at the Hollywood Film Awards on Nov. 4, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jordan has been crowned as 2020's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. Known for his critically-acclaimed performances in "Fruitvale Station," "Creed" and "Black Panther," he was revealed as this year's winner Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Actor Michael B. Jordan has been crowned as 2020's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. “When my grandmother was alive, it was something that she collected, and then my mom naturally reads it a lot and my aunts as well,” Jordan said. Jordan has been active in the Black Lives Matter movement and vocal about early voting registration for this year’s election.
Stuntmen are increasingly Hollywood's go-to action directors
This image released by Netflix shows Chris Hemsworth, left, in a scene from "Extraction," premiering this week on Netflix. (Jasin Boland/Netflix via AP)Some of today's top action directors were first doubles for Brad Pitt, Neo and Wolverine. Hargrave is the latest in a lineage of stuntmen who have gone from stepping in for actors to directing them. It's a fairly recent career pathway thanks largely to the success of Chad Stahelski ("John Wick") and David Leitch ("Atomic Blonde"). They've been leaders in the field since founding the action design company 87Eleven in 1997.
Leonardo DiCaprio's foundation donating $3 million to Australia fire relief
Leonardo DiCaprio's Earth Alliance environmental organization will donate $3 million to help wildfire relief efforts in Australia. The foundation said Thursday that it has started the Australia Wildfire Fund to help with an "international response to the catastrophic bushfires" currently raging in the country. Phoebe Waller-Bridge said she would auction off her Globes outfit and have the proceeds go to firefighter relief at the Golden Globes on Sunday. Actor Russell Crowe skipped the Globes because he was home in Australia protecting his family. DiCaprio's foundation donated millions to help fight the wildfires that devastated the Amazon rainforest last year.cbsnews.com
Disney bought Marvel for $4 billion in 2009, a decade later it's made more than $18 billion at the global box office
Chris Hemsworth and director Taika Waititi of Marvel Studios' 'Thor: Love and Thunder' at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2019 Marvel Studios Panel in Hall H on July 20, 2019 in San Diego, California. In its opening weekend, "Iron Man" snared nearly $100 million at the box office, before going on to garner just under $600 million worldwide. Since releasing its first Disney produced Marvel movie in 2012, the company has earned more than $18.2 billion at the global box office. In total, all of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have made more than $22 billion at the global box office. To be sure, these box office numbers do not include the cost of production or marketing costs.cnbc.com
The Tallest Actors In Hollywood
Below is a list of some of Hollywood’s tallest actors who are no doubt always able to reach the top shelf anywhere they go. Clint Eastwood—Height: 6 feet 4 inches Getty ImagesFour-time Oscar winner Clint Eastwood is one of the tallest Hollywood legends around. I’m 6 feet 4.”Danny Glover—Height: 6 feet 4 inches Getty Images“Lethal Weapon” star Danny Glover is either 6 feet 3 inches or 6 feet 4 inches. (He was nominated for the 1995 film “Babe.”)Liam Hemsworth—Height: 6 feet 3 inches Getty ImagesIt must be in the genes! Donald Sutherland—Height: 6 feet 4 inches Getty ImagesFrom “M*A*S*H” to the “Hunger Games” movies, actor Donald Sutherland has had a long and successful career in Hollywood.thedelite.com