Chris Hemsworth has only one person to thank for his role in Rush…his wife.
HipHollywood sat down with the Thor actor during the press junket for Rush, where he revealed that his wife, actress Elsa Pataky, was instrumental in helping him get the part.
“I sent an audition tape in which my wife filmed for me and was the director”, explained Hemsworth. “She kept sorta pushing me, going no, no I don’t believe it, no that’ not it… and finally we got the one we liked and sent it.”
Directed by Ron Howard the film focuses on the rivalry between Formula 1 race car drivers James Hunt (played by Hemsworth) and Nikki Lauda (played by Daniel Bruhl).
Rush is in theaters September 27th.
It’s Litty! Migos, Jaden Smith & More Turn Up At ‘Bright’ World Premiere
Netflix definitely made sure the world premiere for their new flick Bright was lit!
Before the films stars including Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Edgar Ramierez and Noomi Rapace hit the black carpet, Migos surprised fans with a pop-up performance.
Smith’s son Jaden also rocked the packed crowd at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood.
Artists featured on the soundtrack BRIGHT: THE ALBUM including Portugal The Man, Machine Gun Kelly, Ty Dolla $ign, Kiiara, Slushie, Grey, Dram, and Bebe Rexha also hit up the premiere.
Will also snapped some fun flicks with his son Jaden before greeting fans and speaking with reporters including HipHollywood.
He told HipHollywood that he was super excited to reunite with his Suicide Squad director David Ayer for the film, and would “work with him whenever he wants to.“
“I love his madness how he creates,” gushes Smith. “How he thinks about scenes, the way he works with actors, it’s some of the best psychological work of any director I’ve ever worked with.”
In the film Smith plays an LAPD cop in a mythical world of orcs, elves and fairies … and Ayer told us, he couldn’t think of anyone better for the role.
“We had such a good time on Suicide Squad together and this role is kind of perfect for him, it’s an edgy movie, buts it’s funny. He’s got the best sense of humor of anybody I know.”
BRIGHT debuts on Netflix December 22. Peep the newest trailer below.
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