Chris Hemsworth learns Alzheimer’s predisposition while filming docuseries
In an exclusive interview, Chris Hemsworth told Vanity Fair that he is eight to 10 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Hemsworth said that while filming the docuseries “Limitless,” he learned that his DNA contained two copies of a gene, increasing his chances of developing the progressive neurologic disorder. Now when I finish this tour this week, I’m going home and I’m going to have a good chunk of time off and just simplify. Be with the kids, be with my wife,” Hemsworth told Vanity Fair. While Hemsworth mentioned taking a break from acting, he is now more comfortable saying no to certain films.wftv.com
Neurologists Explain Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Shocking’ Alzheimer’s News
Theo WargoChris Hemsworth revealed on Friday that he has two genes that put him at a much higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease than the average person, but neurologists tell The Daily Beast that’s not necessarily cause for alarm.The revelation came during a recent episode of Hemsworth’s National Geographic series Limitless, airing on Disney+, which purports to offer “fascinating insights into how we can all unlock our body’s superpowers to fight illness, perform better, and even reverse the agingnews.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Spirited,' Pokémon, 'Nope' and 'Slumberland'
In her review, AP Film Writer Lindsey Bahr said "Nope" "offers a lot to chew on, which is more than most big summer spectacles can promise." One of Netflix's biggest forays into the field yet is "Slumberland," a $90-million fantasy adventure by "Hunger Games" director Francis Lawrence. In her more measured than humbug review, Bahr said "Spirited" "comes up short as a musical," but "is still pretty enjoyable." — AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Neil Young & Crazy Horse have a new 11-track studio album, "World Record," produced by Rick Rubin and Young. — Scotty McCreery fans have reason to smile: A small truckload of new songs from his 2021 "Same Truck" album recording sessions.wftv.com
New this week: 'Spirited,' Pokémon, 'Nope' and 'Slumberland'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album by Neil Young & Crazy Horse, a documentary about how Mickey Mouse became beloved by children and adults and a cash machine for Disney’s growing entertainment empire, and Chris Hemsworth puts himself and his body to the test in National Geographic’s “Limitless.”.
Chris Evans named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Chris Evans may have put down Captain America's shield but he's got a new badge of honor: he's been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive. Evans, who for nearly a decade played Captain America in Marvel's sprawling superhero films, takes the baton from another Avenger, Paul Rudd. “My mom will be so happy,” he told the magazine for its cover story, which hits newsstands on Friday. “It’s ripe for harassment.”Among those likely to heckle him are co-stars and previous Sexiest Man Alive winners like Rudd, Ryan Reynolds and Chris Hemsworth. Evans' first film role came in 2000's “The New Comers” and he played superhero Johnny Storm in two “Fantastic Four” films released in 2005 and 2007.wftv.com
Chris Hemsworth tried a Navy SEAL-style drowning drill and ice-water surfing in a new series to test human endurance — and ended up with torn ligaments
"Thor" star Chris Hemsworth also pulled a truck and fasted for four days to test his body in the new "Limitless" docuseries from Disney+.news.yahoo.com
'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
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.