‘This is Really Scary’: Chris Hemsworth Reveals Christian Bale’s Gorr Performance Terrified Him

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After the spectacular success of Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness, the MCU is now all set to deliver yet another hit with Thor: Love and Thunder. The film is quite promising with an interesting premise at the heart of it. Further, Christian Bale playing Gorr The God Butcher has got fans excited


Recently, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson were featured in the D23 magazine (Via The Direct). There, Hemsworth and Tessa talked about Bale’s performance in the film. We take a look at what they said in this article.

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Chris Hemsworth Was Terrified By Christian Bale’s Gorr Performance

Chris Hemsworth was terrified of Bale as Gorr the God Butcher
Christain Bale as Gorr The God Butcher

As aforementioned, Hemsworth and Tesa were featured in D23 magazine. The pair talked about Christain Bale’s performance as Gorr the god butcher. Hemsworth said: “The rest of us would be in our world of improvisation, comedy, and fun – then he’d walk on set, and we’d all look at each other and say ‘Oh, my God! This is really intense,” “This is really scary.'”

To this, Tessa Thompson added: “(Bale) toed this really great line, because he needs to be terrifying, but he also needs to work in the context of our colorful, snappy, irreverent world.”

Chris Hemsworth was terrified of Bale as Gorr the God Butcher
Chris Hemsworth

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It seems that Bale has something special in store for audiences around the world. He sure has impressed as Gorr the god butcher in the trailer of the film. What do you think of Hemsworth and Thompson’s statement about Bale? What do you think of Bale’s look as Gorr? Let us know your opinion in the comments section below.

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Thor: Love and Thunder Release Date and Other Details

Poster of Thor: Love and Thunder.

The film, Thor: Love and Thunder, releases on July 8, 2022. It stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, and Christian Bale as Gorr The God Butcher among others.


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