‘Thor: Love and Thunder’: Chris Hemsworth gains 600K followers after TikTok debut to promote film

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’: Chris Hemsworth gains 600K followers after TikTok debut to promote film
Chris Hemsworth attends the 'Thor: Love and Thunder' World Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in California on June 23, 2022 (Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney )

Audiences have loved the journey of Chris Hemsworth’s Thor for so many years. Undoubtedly, his brilliant performance in the films has gotten fans lauding and raving constantly on social media. The character has become one of the most beloved and nuanced superheroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with a really massive fan club across the globe. Meanwhile, the films have also garnered applause and love from both audiences and critics. The franchise's latest installment is set to hit cinemas this week.

Helmed by Taika Waititi, ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ is one of the most eagerly anticipated Marvel Cinematic Universe movies of 2022. The fantasy-action saga is the fourth film within the ‘Thor’ franchise.

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In order to promote the film, Hemsworth made his official debut on the short-form viral video app TikTok on Saturday and gained almost 600,000 followers immediately.

His video on the app contains a montage of several clips from the ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ world premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles last month where he and his co-stars from the film met and greeted their fans.

In the nearly 40-second video clip, the ‘Thor’ franchise star showed glimpses of himself and his co-stars getting cozy with fans for selfies, signing autographs, and greeting attendees as well.

He captioned the Tiktok video, “'Sydney fans! LA fans! Love you guys! Thor: Love and Thunder opens Wednesday in Australia and Friday in the U.S.”

Chris posted a video on his Instagram handle too. His caption for the post read, “The best fans in the world! This is all about you! #ThorLoveAndThunder is in theaters Friday.”



 

In an interview with Variety on the red carpet of ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ last month, Chris Hemsworth opened up on the naked butt scene in the film. Sharing his excitement, he said, “Well, I had my butt out in Rush many years ago, but in a Marvel film, it was a very large screen, it was a very big pair of cheeks. I don't know, I've seen it before. Whatever”.

He also added, “It was 10 years in the making, that scene, a dream of mine. The first time I played Thor I took my shirt off and I thought, You know what's gonna sweeten this. A decade from now, it's all going to come off”.



 

The official synopsis for the film reads, “Thor embarks on a journey unlike anything he's ever faced a quest for inner peace. However, his retirement gets interrupted by Gorr the God Butcher, a galactic killer who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie, Korg and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster, who to his surprise inexplicably wields his magical hammer. Together, they set out on a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher's vengeance”.

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ also stars Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, and Russell Crowe alongside Christian Bale in pivotal roles. The movie releases in theatres on July 8, 2022.

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