Chris Hemsworth
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Other than his regular posts to social media, the actor-producer spent most of 2021 off screen shooting three films back to back. For Netflix, Hemsworth produced and starred in psychological thriller “Escape from Spiderhead” with director Joseph Kosinski and returned for nascent action squel “Extraction 2” from “Avengers” producers Anthony and Joe Russo, both set for 2022. The biggest impression the middle Hemsworth brother made in 2021, however, was wrapping on Marvel’s “Thor: Love and Thunder,” when a set photo of director Taika Waititi, Hemsworth and his godlike biceps temporarily melted the internet. He’s next set to work with Anya Taylor-Joy, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and director George Miller for “Mad Max: Fury Road” prequel “Furiosa.”



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Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Extraction’ Sequel Heads to Europe After Ditching Australia Shoot

Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Extraction’ Sequel Heads to Europe After Ditching Australia Shoot

“Extraction 2,” the planned sequel to one of Netflix’s most successful original movies, will now shoot in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic. The Chris Hemsworth-starring actioner had been set to lens in Australia.Crew who had already begun preparations in New South Wales, Australia were informed on Friday by Netflix and the Russo brothers’ AGBO production company, sources told Variety. Sources close Netflix say the decision to move was motivated by COVID and shutdown concerns.The sequel was written by Joe...


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