Chris Hemsworth’s brother Luke Hemsworth starred in a commercial, in which he played Chris’ character Thor. Chris’ Thor: Love and Thunder is slated for release on July 8.
Actor Chris Hemsworth is currently gearing up for the release of his movie Thor: Love and Thunder comes out on July 7. Chris’ brother Luke played Thor in a commercial for a popular shaving brand. In the spoof video, Luke talks about how playing the Marvel character is an “exciting” feeling for him. Also read: Chris Hemsworth ‘copies’ Ajay Devgn’s Phool Aur Kaante stunt in Thor: Love and Thunder, leading to hilarious memes
The 30-second commercial shows Luke impersonating Chris’ character wearing steel armor and Thor’s iconic red cape. He says, “You know, playing the God of Thunder is exciting. A lot of people think he and I are similar.” Near the end of the video, Luke tries to summon Thor’s hammer, Mjölnir, while shouting, “I’m worth it.”
Many fans reacted to the video on YouTube and Twitter. One person wrote: “One of the few brands that actually has good and entertaining commercials.” One person tweeted, “Remember when Luke Hemsworth played fake Thor in Thor: Ragnarok? Well, he’s at it again.” When tagging the brand, one person wrote, “Old Spice take my money.” While one said, “They used the wrong brother in the commercial,” another wrote, “Great.”
Luke Hemsworth is the older brother of actors Chris Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth. Luke portrayed an actor who portrayed Thor in Thor: Ragnarok which was released in 2017.
Chris’ Thor: Love and Thunder was announced in 2019 at San Diego Comic-Con, where studio boss Kevin Feige revealed that Natalie Portman would return to the franchise for the first time since Thor: The Dark World. In addition to Natalie Portman, other stars include Tessa Thompson, who returns as Valkyrie, and franchise debutants Christian Bale and Russell Crowe. Chris Pratt and Dave Bautista are also returning from the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. The film will be released in India on July 7 in 6 languages: English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.